Education Consortium Manager NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Education Consortium Manager

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Warehouse & Assets


About US:

Save the Children International is an international relief
organization that was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the
lives of children through better education, health care, and economic
opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war,
and other conflicts.


Job Summary:  The Education Consortium Manager will be
responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation,
coordination, monitoring and reporting of the Education Consortium awards that
contribute to Uganda’s Multi Year Education Refugee Response Plan. Current
funds/awards under this consortium are from ECHO and Education Can Not Wait
(ECW), while others may be included in the future.


Under the guidance of the Consortium Steering Committee, the
Education Consortium Manager will be responsible for managing the Consortium
Management Unit at SCI, support and manage the performance of consortium
partners and relations with donors as 
well as the Education Response Plan (ERP) Secretariat and Steering


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Education Consortium Manager job placement must hold a post-graduate degree in
education planning and management or a related field with additional training
project planning and management techniques

Knowledge of current global and regional debates
on quality and employment oriented education policies and models

Strong leadership, management and coordination
skills, including experience leading a large programme and team

Recommended a minimum of eight years of
relevant  experience including at senior

Proven experience of developing and managing
high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects in
complex environments, preferably in Uganda and with International NGOs

Proven experience and skills in research and
advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and
writing up high quality donor reports

Experience of working with local/national
governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff

Ability to extensively travel for project
monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams

Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation, steering and coaching

Experience in management of finance and budget
monitoring and risk management.

Experience of solving complex issues through
analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in

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

Highly diplomatic with strong oral and written
communication skills (English)

Commitment to Save the Children values.



Substantial experience of working and living in
the Horn of Africa

Cluster coordination training and / or

Demonstrable understanding of ECHO, ECW
guidelines as well as other donors’ agenda.

Ability to coach and mentor partners.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.




Deadline:  26th October 2020


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