Education Technical Advisor

Deadline for application: 
01 Nov 2016
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
Save the Children
Job type: 
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)

Save the Children are searching for an Educational Technical Advisor for a 12 month period, based in Hatay, Turkey.

"The role

As a member of the Programme Development & Quality (PDQ) Team, the Education Advisor will be responsible for Education strategy development; conducting partner capacity assessments and community needs assessments. The Education Advisor will ensure that partners have the capacity to address key education needs across target communities on an ongoing basis. The Education Advisor will be responsible for providing technical guidance to partner staff and ensuring that high-quality activities are implemented in a timely manner. The Education Advisor will be a lead on developing proposals and securing funding for basic education, ECCD, and vocational programs in close coordination with partner organizations. The Education Adviser will ensure the coordination of all education activities through active participation in coordination meetings and working groups.

Qualifications and Experience:


Degree in Education, International Relations, Development studies or similar field
Minimum 5 years experience of working in Education programmes in a humanitarian or development context including at least 1 year working internationally
Previous experience of working in large-scale first phase emergency response
Previous experience of working with a large Education team of international and national staff
Previous experience of in conflict settings and in remote management
Demonstrated ability to set up monitoring & evaluation systems in large complex programmes
Demonstrated ability to set up learning and development processes for a large Education team
Proven ability of mentoring, coaching and training on Education related topics.
Experience of senior level representation
Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
Excellent communication skills
Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level.
Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
A high level of written and spoken English
The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.


Language skills in Arabic
Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
Specific experience of designing and managing DFID, ECHO, OFDA and other major donor projects
Specific experience of designing and managing consortia projects."

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