Education Cluster Coordinator / Co-leader

Education Cluster Coordinator / Co-leader Haiti

 

The Opportunity

 

The Education Cluster Coordinator / Co-leader is to ensure a coherent and effective response to education needs being addressed by agencies engaging in Education interventions, as required by the activation of the United Nations Cluster System. The Education Cluster Coordinator / Co-leader will lead this initiative by working closely with the education stakeholders (children, families, communities, authorities, education institutions and INGOs and UN agencies) to provide an effective, timely and strategic collective response to the earthquake response in Haiti. 

 

The Education Cluster Coordinator / Co-leader will work impartially, serving the needs of all members of the Education Cluster, and should work closely with coordination staff from our co-lead (UNICEF), UN OCHA, and other country cluster coordinators.  The education cluster is accountable to the Humanitarian Country Team and Humanitarian Coordinators through the lead agencies (Save the Children and UNICEF).

 

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

 

  • Fluency in French and English (Spanish is a plus)
  • Prior experience in cluster coordination (senior management of Education in Emergency (EiE) programmes may be considered a substitute)
  • Previous first phase emergency response experience is essential
  • Understanding of the Humanitarian Program Cycle including experience with Humanitarian Response Planning and/or Humanitarian Needs Overview
  • Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in Education (or a related field) or equivalent field experience with EiE
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to facilitate diverse groups
  • Demonstrable ability to work and represent views across different stakeholders taking part in the Education Cluster
  • Experience of high-level co-ordination and chairing of meetings
  • Demonstrable understanding of international humanitarian response and co-ordination mechanisms
  • Understanding of opportunities to provide integrated or cross-cutting humanitarian interventions with other sectors and Clusters
  • Experience of applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)

 

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. Possibility of international contract with immediate availability in Haiti

 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job description:

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Date advertised: 22 Sep 2021

Closing date: 30 Jan 2022 - 22:59 CST

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Department: Programme, Development and Quality

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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