Uganda: Education Consortium Manager-National Contract

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018

Education Consortium Manager

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Role Purpose:

The Education Consortium Manager will be responsible for effective and high quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, reporting of the 18-month Education Consortium award initially funded by ECHO, aimed at reaching beneficiaries. The Education programme is built on 4 results: I. Increased access to relevant, quality and safe non-formal learning opportunities; ii. Access to quality Early Childhood Development (ECD) opportunities; iii. Access to psychosocial support and protection services at Alternative Education centres'; IV. Sustained support to and increased capacity at district government, and community levels. Under the guidance of the Steering Committee, the Education Consortium Manager will be responsible for supporting the consortium partners (Save the Children, NRC, FCA and War Child Netherlands) to widen the newly established Education Consortium both in terms of scope and funding in line with the newly developed multi-year Education Refugee Response Plan.

Contract Duration: Open ended

Contractual Status: National

Location: Kampala with frequent travels in the field

Qualification and Experience;Essential

  • Post-graduate degree in education planning and management or a related field with additional training project planning and management techniques and knowledge of current global and regional debates on quality and employment oriented education policies and models

  • Recommended a minimum of eight years of relevant technical experience including at senior level

  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects and proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.

  • Highly numerically articulated with a track record of data manipulation and reporting systems.

Desirable

  • Substantial experience of working and living in the Horn of Africa

  • Demonstrable understanding of ECHO guidelines as well as other donors' agenda.

How to apply:

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