Save the Children recruits 01 Education Cluster Coordinator
Save the Children
Education Cluster Coordinator
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Role Purpose: The Cluster Coordinator is a core Cluster Coordination team member. The purpose of this post is to lead the Cluster team and ensure that the Cluster performs its core functions.
Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility for extension
QualificationsAt least 8 years progressively responsible work experience with UN, government and/or NGO, including in a humanitarian context. Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.Prior experience of working within a senior management role or cluster coordination within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile stateExperience applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)Excellent communication skills, including ability to facilitate diverse groups.Politically and culturally sensitive with ability to act with of patience, tact and diplomacyA high level of written and spoken English. Arabic is desirable.Demonstrable ability to work and represent views across different stakeholders taking part in the Education Cluster.Excellent technical understanding of education in emergenciesKnowledge of the IASC Cluster System and recent humanitarian reform developments, including the Transformative AgendaUnderstanding of the Consolidated Appeals Process and other funding mechanismsKnowledge of information management processes within the cluster systemDemonstrated commitment to Humanitarian Principles and the Principles of PartnershipThe capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.Experience in coordination roles in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the clusterFluency in written and spoken English and Arabic; Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
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26 JUL 2020 – 20:59 UTC
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