Country: Ukraine
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 18 Apr 2022

CivMil and Access Manager


Save the Children Ukraine is seeking a CivMil and Access Manager to provide Access and CIVMIL related strategic advice, technical guidance, and operational support and capacity-strengthening to Response Teams and Partner Organizations. Ensuring that response teams and partners are supported in terms of practical capacity to better interact and navigate working environments where the access environment is challenging, and/or parties to the conflict are present/exert control/influence over SCI’s work.


Operational support to Ukraine Response: Access/CIVMIL/Liaison Advisor (deployment):

To lead/advice on planning and operationalizing of strategies and approaches that will increase the reach, acceptance and safety of programs in difficult-to-access areas of operations. For example, via;

Development/drafting and roll-out of country-wide or context-specific;

Access framework/strategy (incl focus on acceptance, engagement, etc)

Operational guidance (adaptive, conflict-sensitive and contextually driven)

Access briefs (incl scenario planning; e.g. ‘direct engagement’, ‘humanitarian corridors’, ‘urban warfare’, etc)

Humanitarian Negotiations Plans

Direct support in;

Coaching and training of relevant staff (Humanitarian Negotiations, Access etc)

External Access and Civil-military Coordination and relationship building (contribute to improved coordination,

Establishing/sustaining dialogues with relevant CIVMIL actors to exchange information and ensure principled (respected) action

Access and conflict dynamics Monitoring and Analysis

Access/CIVMIL Stakeholder Mapping/Analysis

Security Risk Management/Programme Criticality/Access linkages (identifying and ensuring application of measures required to enable programmes to go forward securely, even in increasingly difficult environments)

Ensuring that lessons learnt are fed into country and strategy planning in order to improve quality of programming

Remote or direct support to Regional and/or Ukraine Response: Child Protection vis a vis State Security Actors:
Child protection sensitization/training of police, border security and military personnel in order to strengthen the protection of the refugee, unaccompanied, and other vulnerable children.
Supporting obligations to provide protective services, and the referral and support mechanisms.
Support development of harmonised policies and coordination mechanisms between immigration, police officials and other service providers.


Delivering Results

Takes personal responsibilities and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving their own performance or that of the team/organization.

Level required: Leading Edge


Builds and uses sustainable relationships and networks to support the work of Save the Children with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters.

Level Required: Leading Edge

Communicating with Impact

Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust.

Level Required: Leading Edge

Problem solving and Decision Making

Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation.

Level Required: Leading Edge


Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.
At least 5 years’ experience in conflict analysis and/or Civil Military Coordination
At least 3 years field experience deployed in an active conflict environment
High-level written and analytical skills
Experience in liaising with diplomatic and multi-national organizations as well as international NGOs, other non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
Experience presenting in high level meetings including donors, UN staff and other relevant stakeholders
Experience leading, training, and coaching a team
Competency in Internet and Microsoft Office systems including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other database/mapping systems
Knowledge of statistical analysis programs R or Python is an asset
Knowledge of GiS information systems is an asset
Background in both quantitative and qualitative analytical methods is an asset
Knowledge of forecasting methodologies and economic modelling an asset
Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required; ability to speak Ukrainian is an asset
Academic, practical, and professional knowledge and experience in the region is an asset.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This Role is offered on the basis of International terms and conditions. Also, interviews will be held on ongoing basis, adverts will be closed once a person is identified.

For non- EU citizens; Visa is to be obtained.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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