Save the Children recruits 01 Education Cluster Coordinator

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Save the Children recruits 01 Education Cluster Coordinator

Save the Children

Juba, South Sudan

Education Cluster Coordinator The position aims at strengthening partnerships, guarantee predictability of international humanitarian action by providing consistency in leadership and direction amongst humanitarian education organizations active in the South Sudan.

The Education Cluster Coordinator will work closely with the national education cluster coordinator at UNICEF to lead Education sector planning, 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 post holder will work closely with the Education Cluster Coordinator and education stakeholders (children, families, communities, authorities, education institution, local education partners, INGOs and UN agencies) to provide an effective, timely and strategic collective response to the current situation. 50% of the Cluster Coordinator is to facilitate and consistently support clusters at sub-national level including exploring potential local partners to co-chair when possible.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
Essential Education professional with a Master’s Degree  in education or equivalent
Prior 4 years’ experience  of working within a senior management role or cluster coordination within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile statePrevious first phase emergency response experience is essential (at least one year)Excellent communication skills, including ability to facilitate diverse groups.Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacyA high level of written and spoken EnglishDemonstrable 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 ClustersUnderstanding of the Consolidated Appeals Process and other funding mechanismsExperience of applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.Ability to travel different parts of the country as per neededDemonstrated commitment to Humanitarian Principles and the Principles of Partnership
Desirable Strong information management skills
Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacyExperience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
Contract Duration: One Year
Location: South Sudan, Juba Office with regular field Travel.
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 toleratedWe 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

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.
JOB DESCRIPTION Find out more about this role by downloading the job description
 31 AUG 2021 – 21:59 UTC