Education Programme Manager – Garowe

  • Garowe
  • Full time
  • 2 years ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Sep 19 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Manager
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    Job Experience : 6 years

Job Description

Education Programme Manager - Garowe

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 15,000 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.

Role Purpose:

The Education Program Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of Save the Children International’s education programme in Puntland (including primary/secondary education, teachers training, skills training and employment and capacity building of education administrations) in Puntland. The Manager is expected to lead a diverse team comprising of different sub-sectors of education and hence expected to possess extensive professional knowledge and experience in education planning and management in the stated sub sectors and proven track record in mentoring and developing education staff /managers. The Manager is expected to introduce and manage innovative approaches for improving access, quality and equity of education in both development and emergency context. The Manager will play a key role in establishing and maintaining sound working relationships and partnerships with local education administration bodies, local and international NGO partners.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-graduate degree in education or a related field with additional training in education planning and management; project planning and management techniques
  • Recommended a minimum of six years of relevant hands on experience in managing diversified (primary/secondary education, teacher training, skills training, capacity development of education administrations) and large scale education programme in the context of both emergency and development
  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective education projects in fragile and insecure environments, preferably in Somalia context and with International NGOs
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours

The Application will close on 27th September,2019

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Sep 27, 2019