Finance Business Partner - International Programs

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Finance Business Partner – International Programs in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide.

Role Purpose:

The role of the Financial Analysis and Business Partnering team is to provide strategic insight and effective finance partnering to key stakeholders to drive quality financial and business outcomes. The role is responsible for providing professional support to the Finance leadership team and Regional Finance teams to deliver high quality management reporting.

The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Centre Finance leadership and Regional teams with strong finance business partnering to ensure quality management information is obtained to enable the CO’s and Regions to delivery high quality outcomes for children.



  • Relevant finance and business partnering experience in a Chartered Accounting, Commercial or NGO environment.
  • Well-developed analytical and business partnering skills.
  • Excellent IT literacy including expertise in spread sheet modelling and.
  • Proven experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to liaise remotely with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent stakeholder management and strategic influencing skills
  • Ability to be proactive and logical in problem-solving scenarios
  • Thorough – high attention to detail and takes pride in delivering accurate, high quality work
  • A thorough understanding of financial systems and procedures.
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to plan ahead, anticipate requirements, and obstacles, and an ability to juggle competing priorities successfully, and to work to tight deadlines
  • Conscientious and client focussed
  • Maintains a calm disposition and positive outlook particularly when working under pressure
  • A full appreciation of the value of co-operation, both internationally and within a team environment.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Verbal and written fluency in English.


  • Experience in working at a CO or Regional Level Finance leadership role at SCI or any other INGO.
  • Basic working knowledge of French, Spanish or Arabic.
  • Experienced in a multi-currency multi sector finance environment.

We can offer circa £46,000 per annum (If based in the UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply.

This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract.

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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 salary expectations. A full copy of the role profile can be found available for download 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.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job Description

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Job description

30 Jan 2024

14 Feb 2024 - 01:59 EET





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