|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Salary:||As per SCI Salary Scale|
|No. Of Jobs:||1|
|Organization:||Save the Children|
|Years of Experience:||7 Years|
|Education:||Master’s Degree in relevant areas of expertise, international development or related field.|
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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
SCI - Afghanistan
Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.
We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers.
Save the Children seeks a Education Senior Manager, a senior member in the Program Implementation team. The post holder provides leadership to the Education Unit, responsible for high-quality delivery of Save the Children’s (SCI-Af) education program and managing multi location education programs. The Education Senior Manager closely works with the Education Technical Advisor for program design, fundraising, and quality assurance of service delivery. The post holder directs thematic managers and coordinators to execute financial and implementation plans according to the program objectives aligned to the country strategic plan (CSP) for the education. The Education Senior Manager liaises and coordinates closely with the operational teams (Supply chain, HR, Admin, Finance, Awards, Safety and Security, Fleet) and Provincial managers, Heads/Deputy Heads of office to ensure timely execution of the Human Resource, Procurement, and financial plan of the education unit. In addition, the post holder will ensure that programs are regularly visited, and the field teams are supported for the quality service delivery to the children.
The Senior Manager Education reports directly to the Program Implementation Director and ensures technical implementation of high-impact, proven interventions that meet stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he will be based in Kabul, with potential travel to the program areas.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Oversight and Management of High-Quality Programme Implementation
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
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.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and Cover Letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.
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