Save the Children recrute 01 Education specialist
Save the Children
Juba, South Sudan
Education Specialist The Education Specialist is responsible for providing technical and strategic leadership, guidance & oversight to the country office (CO) program in areas of Education.
The post holder must bring a senior leadership profile with a proven track record in education and a sound technical background in programme design, capacity development and delivery. s/he will support all education program teams and ensure that all Education / Education in Emergencies (EiE) programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes significantly to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy. S/he will provide strategic and technical leadership and assume the overall responsibility for the growth, development and quality of the education portfolio. S/He S/he should also have experience of managing complex programming delivery in conflict and fragile contexts, including in times of remote access.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
EssentialEducation professional with a Masters Degree in education or equivalent
Significant (at least 7 years) professional experience of working at a senior advisory level in education for international NGOs in complex settings such as South Sudan.Strong commitment to capacity building of national staff and partners with willingness to adopt participatory and consultative approaches.Substantial progressive, professional-level experience at the management level with background in early childhood education and primary educationAn ability to effectively negotiate with prospective donors and a demonstrated ability to develop and write detailed technical project proposals meeting donor requirements, including budgets for the same and strong report writing skills.Ability to perform at a senior policy level must be demonstrable, and good communication, advocacy and leadership skills are critical.The ability to liaise and effectively coordinate with government, local NGOs and community initiatives. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, considering cultural and language difficulties.
Desired High level of computer literacy
Fluency in English and preferably ArabicPrevious experience in Africa or middle east is preferredExperience in promoting and mainstreaming Child Rights Based programming in education programme design, implementation and evaluation.Contract duration: 1 year(12 months)
Location: South Sudan, Juba Office with regular travel to the field
The OrganisationWe 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 toleratedWe 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 www.savethechildren.net/careers
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9 JUN 2021 – 20:59 UTC
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN
PROGRAMME, DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY