Localité : Côte d'Ivoire / Abidjan Domaine : Education Niveau : Non precise Entreprise recruteur : Save The Children International
EDUCATION TECHNICAL ADVISOR - ABIDJAN _ SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL CÔTE D’IVOIRE
Education Technical Advisor - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Recruitment’s notice
The Education Technical Advisor takes overall responsibility for the strategic direction, portfolio growth and coordination of Save the Children work in Côte d’Ivoire on basic education (including education in emergencies), teachers’ education, policy advocacy and community/children mobilization in Cote d’Ivoire (CIV) Country Programme.
As a member of the Programme Development, Quality and Advocacy Department (PDQA), the Education Technical Advisor is responsible for leading and overseeing the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost effective programs in education, resulting in immediate and lasting change for children. S/he is also responsible for monitoring program quality, initiating and taking technical leadership in education-focused studies, documentation and dissemination of innovations and good practices by working together with other members of PDQA team; leading on policy research and advocacy on education through networking and collaboration with relevant civil society organizations and other institutions and academia; playing a leading role in establishing, maintaining and expanding donor relations in the respective thematic area.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Resource mobilization and active networking
Strategic technical assistance and capacity Building
Policy analysis, representation and advocacy
Monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning
People Management, Mentoring and Development
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Post-graduate degree in education with additional training in education planning and management and project planning and management techniques
A minimum of 10 years of relevant technical experience at senior level
Sound and proven knowledge of current global and regional debates on quality and employment-oriented education policies and models
Proven experience in aggressive fundraising and portfolio growth
Proven experience of developing and monitoring the implementation of high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects similar contexts with International NGOs/International Organizations
Proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and writing up high quality donor reports
Experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff
Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams
Excellent fluency in English, both verbal and written, mandatory.
Experience working as a donor (preferred)
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international and matrix management environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
Commitment to Save the Children values
Report all cases of internal and external abus
Know the Safeguarding policy and the Code of Good Conduct and raise awareness about this policy (children, employees, partners, beneficiaries, etc.)
Contribute to lessons learned exercises and documentation of good practices under the leadership of the focal point
Be exemplary in one's work and private life and respect the Code of Good Conduct and the Safeguarding Policy
Know and respect local procedures
Ensure the well-being of the child, employee, partners, beneficiaries, and communities
Ensure a healthy environment at the service of all (children, partners, beneficiaries, employees etc.)
Contract length: 1-year renewable (subject to performance and funding)
L’honoraire mensuel brut pour ce poste est compris entre 1 223 738 F CFA et 1 771 703 F CFA par mois.
La fixation de la rémunération sera fonction du niveau de responsabilité du poste, de l’expérience du candidat et de l’équité interne.
We employ around 25,000 people worldwide and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those in need of better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest level, to realize children's rights and to make their voices heard
We are working on three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children have a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We understand 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, as well as a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity and integrity are highly valued
How to apply?
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter in a single document, also mentioning your current salary and your salary expectations for this position. A full version of the job description can be found below
We must ensure the safety of children through our selection processes, which reflect our commitment to child protection and include rigorous background checks
The feminine candidacies are deeply encouraged
Candidates are informed that Save the Children International does not request any payment or fees during the entire recruitment process. Any such request must be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
Date advertised: 25 Jan 2023
Closing date: 7 Mar 2023 - 23:59 GMT
Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Department: Programme, Development and Quality
Type: Fixed-term contract
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