Education in Emergencies Advisor ECHO PP

  • Added Date: Friday, 31 July 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 14 August 2020

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.


Experience And Skills


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

ยทResults focused and ability to develop and drive innovative and pragmatic programmatic and operational solutions

ยทAbility 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.

This vacancy is archived.

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