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The role

The Education in Emergencies Technical Advisor (EiE TA) drives the quality, accountability and timeliness of the implementation of EiE within the ECHO programmatic partnership in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. The Technical Expert will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to ensure a full understanding and adoption of technical approaches by country teams. The EiE TA will provide a critical link between the Save the Children’s regional and country level technical work, strengthening our technical implementation at country level. The EiE TA will play a strong role in developing new and innovative approaches, strengthening staff technical capacity, mentoring and foster cross-CO learning. He/she will provide Quality Assurance in line with the programmatic technical priorities.

The role is expected to ensure quality implementation of the ECHO programmatic partnership across the three implementing countries. The role is expected to lead on the development of new technical approaches and ensure effective roll-out as per programme design at country-level. The EiE TA will foster relationships with a wide range of internal and external humanitarian stakeholders including Save the Children members, the SCI regional Programme development and Quality team, regional Humanitarian head and other regional (Humanitarian) Advisors, CAFU, advocacy, etc.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Education, International Development, Political Sciences or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of delivering high quality Education in Emergencies and preparedness programmes including first phase response experience
  • Understanding of the Education in Emergencies sector in Burkina Faso, West and Central Africa, ideally Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger
  • Able to design, lead and backstop on EiE response cycles, including the most complex emergencies – including program development and planning
  • Experience of contingency planning/emergency preparedness planning
  • Ability to represent the EiE sector in high level meetings and with donors
  • Promotes effective programming approaches, as well as lobbies for the right to education for the most marginalized groups affected by crises
  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources
  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn’t work for children
  • Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming.
  • Sound understanding of and commitment to SC generic programme approaches and core standards in humanitarian response
  • Demonstrated program monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.
  • Good knowledge of cross sectoral linkages for Education in Emergencies and willingness to engage with other sectors for shared outcomes
  • Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring
  • Fluent in French, with a high-level of writing skills. Good understanding of English and ability to write and communicate in English to a certain extent.
  • 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

Experience And Skills

Essential

· Experience of developing and supporting teams, and the ability to lead, motivate and build the capacity of staff through training, coaching and mentoring

· Results focused and ability to develop and drive innovative and pragmatic programmatic and operational solutions

· Ability to work well across different functional areas and departments

Contract length: 01 Year

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:

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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It was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

In addition to the UK organisation, there are 29 other national Save the Children organisations who are members of Save the Children International, a global network of nonprofit organisations supporting local partners in over 120 countries around the world.

In 2015, we reached over 62 million children directly through our and our partners' work.

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The role

The Education in Emergencies Technical Advisor (EiE TA) drives the quality, accountability and timeliness of the implementation of EiE within the ECHO programmatic partnership in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. The Technical Expert will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to ensure a full understanding and adoption of technical approaches by country teams. The EiE TA will provide a critical link between the Save the Children's regional and country level technical work, strengthening our technical implementation at country level. The EiE TA will play a strong role in developing new and innovative approaches, strengthening staff technical capacity, mentoring and foster cross-CO learning. He/she will provide Quality Assurance in line with the programmatic technical priorities.

The role is expected to ensure quality implementation of the ECHO programmatic partnership across the three implementing countries. The role is expected to lead on the development of new technical approaches and ensure effective roll-out as per programme design at country-level. The EiE TA will foster relationships with a wide range of internal and external humanitarian stakeholders including Save the Children members, the SCI regional Programme development and Quality team, regional Humanitarian head and other regional (Humanitarian) Advisors, CAFU, advocacy, etc.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Education, International Development, Political Sciences or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years' experience of delivering high quality Education in Emergencies and preparedness programmes including first phase response experience
  • Understanding of the Education in Emergencies sector in Burkina Faso, West and Central Africa, ideally Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger
  • Able to design, lead and backstop on EiE response cycles, including the most complex emergencies - including program development and planning
  • Experience of contingency planning/emergency preparedness planning
  • Ability to represent the EiE sector in high level meetings and with donors
  • Promotes effective programming approaches, as well as lobbies for the right to education for the most marginalized groups affected by crises
  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources
  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn't work for children
  • Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming.
  • Sound understanding of and commitment to SC generic programme approaches and core standards in humanitarian response
  • Demonstrated program monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.
  • Good knowledge of cross sectoral linkages for Education in Emergencies and willingness to engage with other sectors for shared outcomes
  • Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring
  • Fluent in French, with a high-level of writing skills. Good understanding of English and ability to write and communicate in English to a certain extent.
  • 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

Experience And Skills

Essential

· Experience of developing and supporting teams, and the ability to lead, motivate and build the capacity of staff through training, coaching and mentoring

· Results focused and ability to develop and drive innovative and pragmatic programmatic and operational solutions

· Ability to work well across different functional areas and departments

Contract length: 01 Year

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:

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

2020-08-10

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