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Education and CP Coordinator

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Category:  Education, Social Sciences and Community, Community Service
Location:  Hudet, and Babile woredas, Somali

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the children is the world’s leading independent organization for children.  Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation.

 

 Job Responsibility 1: Project Management

 

  • Working with CP officers and CPiE specialist prepare monthly budget forecasts, payment schedules, procurement plan and work terms of references in line with SCI working documents.
  • Carry out additional tasks as required
  • With the support and guidance of PM and education Advisor, lead the implementation of Save the Children’s education project activities within the Hudet district through provision of EiE services to the target children.
  • Identify critical program gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps.
  • Ensure quality in the programme by building capacity of the education officers through trainings, and providing trainings in pedagogy, psychosocial support, life skills etc. to teachers.
  • Provide guidance to field-based education team on common standards, innovative strategies and approaches which ensure a capacity to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies, and reflect good practice in emergency education responses.
  • With the support and guidance of PM and education Advisor, lead the implementation of Save the Children’s education project activities within the Hudet district through provision of EiE services to the target children.
  • Identify critical program gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps.
  • Ensure quality in the program by building capacity of the education officers through trainings, and providing trainings in pedagogy, psychosocial support, life skills etc. to teachers.
  • Provide guidance to field-based education team on common standards, innovative strategies and approaches which ensure a capacity to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies, and reflect good practice in emergency education responses.

Job Responsibility 2: Human Resource Management

  • Line management of the education project staff.
  • Prepare performance objectives together with program staffs and give the necessary feedback, follow up and support to improve staff performance.
  • Ensure the integration and harmonization of EiE team with other field office program and support staff.

 Job Responsibility 3: Financial Management

  •  Ensure that project resources are efficiently utilized through continuous update on the DIP.
  • Working with the PM prepare monthly budget forecasts, field payment schedules, procurement plan and work terms of references in line with SCI working documents.
  • In close collaboration with PM review and analyse monthly budget versus actual reports and share feedbacks as required.
  • Contribute Award Implementation Review (AIR) and align with budget lines

Job Responsibility 4: Coordination and networking

  • Working closely with the PM and EiE Education Advisor, develop partnerships to leverage resources, ensure adequate coverage in the emergency response and early recovery phases, and ensure adequate funding consistent with SC resource mobilization strategy and emergency response plans
  • Advocate for, and support, the development of sustainable, child-friendly and hazard-resistant standards and designs for learning centers, the integration of life skills into both formal and non-formal education, with a particular focus on Disaster Risk Reduction( DRR)
  • Represent SC programme in the coordination at zonal and district levels; represent SC through Education cluster members as well as other thematic sector partners so as to ensure integrated responses.

Job Responsibility 5: Monitoring and Supervision  

  •  Contribute to the development of appropriate and effective program monitoring systems to enable assessment of both the emergency response process and impact and to ensure delivery of results for children.
  • Prepare implementation reports, weekly, monthly or other periodical reports for SCI and funding partners.
  • Reporting on progress and documentation of best practices.
  • Support in development of communication materials, case studies and blogs.
  • Ensure that all EiE officers adhere with project milestones and periodically update DIP and other essential working documents.

Job Responsibility 6: Problem solving/conflict management

  • Regularly scan environment and plan and  address issues in timely manner
  • Ensure effective communication and facilitate discussion among  team members
  • Timely communicate issues that need the attention of Satellite office managers, PM, HR and POM.

 

 Job Responsibility #7: Perform other duties as assigned.

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and takes responsibility for their own personal development
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement
  • Ensure the integration and harmonization of programme team with other field office program and support staffs.
  • Conduct regular project team staff meeting
  • Emergency family tracing interventions and alternative are options for unaccompanied and separated children, utilising tools within the Inter-Agency Child Protection Information Management System
  • Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV)
  • Prevention and response to the main risks for children’s exposure to harm
  • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking due to the conflict
  • Integration of child protection in to other core sectors
  •  With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, support fundraising for child protection, including contributing to the development of high quality concept notes and proposals.
  • Prepare and oversee project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal SC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, with the HR team, identify technical staffing needs for emergency programme, and support rapid recruitment, induction and training of new staff.
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, identify programme supplies needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • With support from the Monitoring & Evaluation team put in place an M & E plan for the child protection project, ensuring this links to reporting requirements, and capacity build child protection field staff in carrying out the work. Where possible, use the M&E framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the Accountability lead put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings, the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.
  • Lead child protection assessments using SC and the Inter-agency tools. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, Child Protection sub cluster, MCYA and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated analysis of children’s needs.
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, develop project plans and budgets, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan and master budget. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
  • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children and their families.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of BA degree in Educational planning & Management or other field of education from a recognized university with five years’ experience preferably out of which three years working in international non-governmental organization.
  • Previous experience working in INGO education programmes implemented in pastoral communities.
  • Have basic training  and proven experience on project cycle management  including but not limited to skills in  program  and financial planning, M&E skills,  education/ teaching-learning process  technical skills, documentation and report writing,
  • Must have strong coordination skill, partnership building skill,  team building and conflict management skill, financial management (budget preparation and monitoring)
  • Experience to manage big team especially in hardship environment and preferably experience of managing more than one million USD is annually.
  • Dynamic,  Self-starter and able to deliver on organizational goals with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent understanding and prior work experience with the pastoralist communities is advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,  Outlook, and other relevant software;

Must have excellent strong writing with excellent spoken and written English; Knowledge of regional language is favourable. 

How to Apply

Qualified candidate can apply on the below link

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