Education Consortium Manager Job Placement – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Education Consortium Manager
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we
implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child
Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition
and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers
programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central
regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over
300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Education Consortium Manager job
    placement should hold a 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
  • At
    least eight years of relevant technical experience including at senior
  • 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.
  • Substantial
    experience of working and living in the Horn of Africa is desired
  • Demonstrable
    understanding of ECHO guidelines as well as other donors’ agenda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 18th January 2018
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