Save the Children Job Vacancy: Education in Emergencies (EiE) Programme Advisor - Myanmar

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 1 year

The Role
The post holder will provide leadership in technical quality, sector coordination and strategy development. The advisor provides technical support and leadership to the national Education Programme Manager, develops and monitors thematic strategic and operational plans, identifies fundraising needs and opportunities, and leads technical development of high quality proposals.

In addition the post holder may be called upon to support emergency education responses in other parts of the country.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree, and preferably post-graduate university degree, in subject related to emergency education.
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience managing Emergency Education programmes, particularly in a camp context.
  • Previous first phase emergency response experience
  • Technical expertise or experience in key thematic areas such as child centred learning methodologies, teacher pre and in-service education, adolescent programming, community participation, TVET.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing education in emergencies for international NGOs.
  • Experience of applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Previous experience of project management
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
  • Experience of representation, including Cluster coordination, and ability to represent effectively in external forums.
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English using your CV and cover letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.
Deadline: 29 Mar 2016
How to apply:
Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ''