Job Vacancy Opened at Save the Children International | How to Apply

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Job Vacancy Opened at Save the Children International for Application | How to Apply.

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Save the Children International Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The Save the Children International recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Zambiainfo.com.

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Details of Save the Children International Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.  In Zambia, Save the Children works in the following Thematic areas: Education, Health& Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Child Poverty; including Humanitarian response.  Save the Children wishes to invite qualified individuals to apply for the following position:

Position: Education Working Group Coordinator   (1 Position)

Duty Station: Zambia Country Office

Role Purpose: 

The Coordinator is responsible for co-leading the National Education Working Group, which has been established as part of the Drought Response in Zambia. S/he will co-lead the Education Working Group with the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) and UNICEF, ensuring that the Working Group performs its core functions. S/he will represent the Education Sector in DMMU coordination meetings

The incumbent will be reporting to Humanitarian Response Team Manager

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Coordination of the National Education Working Group

  • Take overall responsibility for the (co) leadership of the Education Working Group.
  • Develop and maintain a strong and positive relationship with the MoGE and UNICEF, the Chair and co-lead of the Working Group, respectively.
  • Be neutral and act as a representative of all members of the Working Group.
  • Support and coordinate multi-sector assessments of specific education needs and use existing secondary data to inform planning for the sector’s response.
  • Ensure that the inter-agency Humanitarian Response Plan reflects education needs/gaps and is informed by education sector needs assessments.
  • Submit regular Education Sector updates to OCHA situation reports; regularly participate in the DMMU multi-sector coordination meeting and provide updates on behalf of the Education Sector.
  • Create/adapt, implement, and monitor the strategy and work plan of the Education Working Group; coordinate the harmonization of response activities, ensuring that they avoid duplication and address identified gaps.
  • Ensure local partners are fully supported and able to play active roles in the Working Group, including moving to local co-management where possible.
  • Facilitate information sharing among Education Working Group members, and ensure that information from other sectors is available to the Education Working Group members to improve planning, integration, and implementation.
  • Ensure that clear and effective communication takes place between the national Working Group and provincial/sub-national Working Groups.
  • Ensure that Working Group members are aware of the minimum standards, policies and guidelines applicable to all agencies; particularly the INEE Minimum Standards on Education in Emergencies.
  • Track and monitor specific fundraising interventions by members of the Working Group, and ensure that members are aware of funding opportunities.
  • Consult with the MoGE, UN, civil society, and other partners and collaborate with the Education Working Group to create an exit strategy and long-term transition plan.
  • Ensure that affected populations participate in all phases of the Working Group Strategy, and that the Working Group has systems in place to institutionalize participatory approaches.

Capacity Building

  • In collaboration with UNICEF, identify the capacity needs of the Education Working Group members and learning and training opportunities for members.
  • Increase technical and institutional capacity for readiness and response within the Working Group, including the MoGE.
  • Coach and mentor Save the Children’s Education Team, the MoGE, and other national-level counterparts on the INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, and other relevant humanitarian guidelines, to ensure the quality and sustainability of the response.
  • Review and provide feedback on SOPs and Minimum standards for Education programming at an inter-agency level.

Representation & Advocacy

  • Take the initiative in documenting lessons learnt, best practices, and case studies to shape in-country strategies and programme approaches, and contribute to broader sector learning.
  • Pro-actively identify advocacy opportunities, case studies and research opportunities, which link with wider strategic objectives of the Working Group.
  • Play a leadership role in shaping Education communications and media priorities in line with SC thematic priorities and Working Group objectives, acting as a spokesperson for Save the Children and the Education Sector Response Plan when required

Any other tasks given by the line manager.

Qualification and Experience

  • University degree in Education, Social Science, or relevant area.
  • At least 3 years/substantial experience in a management position with a humanitarian organisation within an emergency environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as independently as required.
  • Substantial experience in capacity building of government agencies and local organizations, especially on preparedness and emergency response.
  • Skills and experience in Education as well as one or more of the following sectors: Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, and Child Protection.
  • Project management/coordination experience; experience coordinating an inter-agency Working Group preferred.
  • Experience in programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation preferably from a child rights approach in accordance with the CRC and international humanitarian rights standards.
  • Substantial people and programme management experience with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to travel to remote areas affected by disasters with short notice.
  • Ability to work in irregular working hours especially at the onset of an emergency.
  • Representational, political awareness and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision from line manager.
  • Experience working with UN partners, government, and good networking skills

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 20 March, 2020

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