New International Job Vacancies at Save the Children - MTAHINI [EDUCATION MAKTABA]

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

New International Job Vacancies at Save the Children



TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Operations
LOCATION: Dodoma, Iringa
GRADE: 3
CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, renewable
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: √ the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for the Lishe Endelevu project, which is a USAID-funded Multi-sectoral Nutrition Activity in Tanzania; to be responsible coordinating project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, supporting targeted evaluations, supporting information systems management, ensuring data quality and provision of capacity building. Working closely with the MEAL Advisor, the incumbent will provide advice, guidance, and coordination to SCI and consortium partners and government authorities, at the regional and district level.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, Health and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Dodoma, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ more than 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $12 million.
Reports to: Regional Manager
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Together with the MEAL Advisor and in collaboration with the Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and partners, the MEAL Coordinator will be responsible for establishing and promoting the use of MEAL systems to ensure that the Lishe Endelevu project team and partners:
Are informed on the extent to which the Lishe Endelevu development interventions are affecting the lives of the targeted beneficiaries.
Receives regular, timely and context specific, meaningful feedback from Lishe Endelevu program beneficiaries, partners and project staff. The feedback should effectively inform and signal areas where strategic attention and improvement is required.
Generate evidence-based knowledge on the positive and negative impacts the Lishe Endelevu programme interventions are realized over the communities supported by the programme.
Program Monitoring, Assessments, Evaluations and Reporting
In collaboration with the Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and MEAL Advisor establish and ensure implementation of a strong MEAL system for the Lishe Endelevu programme (MEAL plans, indicators, performance tracking tables, monitoring tools, benchmarks etc.)
Support Lishe Endelevu programme baseline studies, formative assessments, mid-term evaluations, final evaluations and other research studies as well as learning events as part of annual Detailed Implementation Plans.
In collaboration with Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and MEAL Advisor, develop Quality Benchmarks and regularly review progress on indicators/achievement of targets.
Review Lishe Endelevu MEAL reports to highlight key project strengths and areas of improvement, and use learning from monitoring reports for project planning and implementation.
Review accountability to Lishe Endelevu program beneficiaries’ data and reports and provide technical support to implementation team using key learning from accountability system for program development, planning, improvement and implementation.
Identify Lishe Endelevu programme staff MEAL capacity needs and inform Lishe Endelevu Program Manager and MEAL Advisor and set aside MEAL capacity building plan for programme staff and partners.
· Provide technical support to the Lishe Endelevu field office staff in measuring achievement and progress toward program objectives and results as well as development of MEAL systems for Lishe Endelevu programme
Develop and maintain the Indicator Performance Tracking Tool for Lishe Endelevu programme that will guide preparation of programme progress updates on a monthly basis
· Lead roll out of Lishe Endelevu programme MEAL systems and processes to measure achievement and progress towards achieving project objectives/outcomes and results/outputs against indicators (indicator performance tracker tables, quality checklists, etc.).
Lead monitoring of program quality using quality bench marks and ensure that findings are shared with relevant stakeholders and explicitly fed back into programme decision making, incorporating accountability and learning.
· Lead compilation of data and reporting on Lishe Endelevu program in relation to SCI global indicators and total beneficiaries reach reports
Partner Management
· Contribute to identify the capacity of present and potential partners in quality programming and ensure that MEAL support is provided;
· Ensure that MEAL aspects of Lishe Endelevu programme implemented by existing partners are enforced.
Ensure Lishe Endelevu programme staff and partners’ staff MEAL capacity building plan is implemented.
Accountability and Organisational Learning
· In collaboration with Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager facilitate with learning activities like planning for Lishe Endelevu program review workshops, prepare lessons learnt reports, etc.
· Ensure participation of beneficiaries and children in monitoring and evaluating Save the Children development programmes, specifically, Lishe Endelevu programme.
· Ensure accountability systems are established engaging beneficiaries and stakeholders in evaluations, impact assessments and research.
Representation and Advocacy
· Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and government, advocating for the specific needs of children.
Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated in collaboration with other SC sector teams to strengthen programming and impact for children.
Provide appropriate information of Lishe Endelevu programme to facilitate the effective engagement with donor and Tanzania government officials at all required levels as required to ensure Save the Children is considered a preferred and active partner in Tanzania and in the Songwe Region specifically.
Child Safeguarding
All staff have an obligation to ensure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and related policies. They must conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.
All staff must ensure the way they are carrying out their work is not putting children at risk (or further risk).
COMPETENCIES
Applying Technical and Professional Expertise:
· Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others
· Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise
· Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team
Developing self and others:
· Gives regular positive and constructive feedback to others
· Identifies clear development needs and development
· plans through regular constructive reviews of their own performance (and their team’s where appropriate)
· Creates space for others to learn and provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments when people are ready for them
· Coaches others to learn from their experiences on the job and to use the resources available to them
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
· Gathers the right information and uses critical thinking to make effective and timely decisions
· Knows when to involve others in a decision
· Demonstrates awareness of the wider external influences that impact on decision making
· Analyses and exercises judgment in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance or knowledge of the full facts
· Evaluates the opportunities and risks of each idea and solution to make informed strategic decisions
Working effectively with others
Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups
· Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximise impact
Delivering Results
Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources
Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Accountability:
· holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values;
· holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved;
Ambition:
· sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same;
· widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
· future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale;
Collaboration:
· builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters;
· values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
· approachable, good listener, easy to talk to;
Creativity:
· develops and encourages new and innovative solutions;
· willing to take disciplined risks;
Integrity:
· honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity;
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A degree in an area of social development or equivalent. Master’s degree is an added advantage
Minimum three years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in a large international non-governmental organisation or other international development body;
Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyse and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
Well-developed research, analytical (qualitative and quantitative), documentation and report-writing and skills, with particular competency in participatory research methods;
Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports. A high level of written and spoken English
Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, Statistical Packages and PowerPoint;
Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi location, values driven teams;
Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours and work with diverse community beneficiaries
· Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles
· Information Communication Technology literate
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.
Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;
Child Safeguarding:
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.
Closing date: 15 Jul 2019 – 23:59 EAT
Location: Dodoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time
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Position: Head of Advocacy and Policy (Education) - Learn Breakthrough
We are currently recruiting for a high calibre Head of Advocacy and Policy – Learn Breakthrough to lead on the delivery of our Education advocacy and policy, and help ensure our Ambition for 2030 - that all children will have access to a good basic quality education.
As our Head of Advocacy and Policy you will provide vision and leadership for Education advocacy and policy efforts. You will forge and develop important linkages with our teams leading on child rights, child protection, child survival and child poverty. You will also work with senior technical staff right across Save the Children, elevating the cohesion and consistency of advocacy and programme work that supports Education e.g. early learning and education in emergencies.
You will represent Save the Children within key external fora, including global policy dialogues in the United Nations etc. You will hold a responsibility to ensure our advocacy efforts are coordinated and impactful, promote and apply a local to global approach, champion country-led efforts, and set milestones that organisation will hold itself accountable to.
Save the Children is 100 years old this year, and this role will help us place child rights at the centre of our work, and strive to elevate our impact on children, to allow them to survive, learn and be protected. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy, commitment, and talent, to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the most marginalised and vulnerable children.
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
  • Significant advocacy and policy experience within the field of education, and a proven track record in successfully leading the development and implementation of advocacy strategies on an international level in a large INGO.
  • Demonstrable track record in policy development and influencing at global level, regional level and/or national level.
  • Long-term experience and proven track record in multilateral advocacy at global and/or regional level and successful advocacy at country level on child-related issues.
  • Demonstrated expertise in key education thematic areas e.g. early learning,
  • Extensive knowledge of international development, humanitarian and child rights actors and key stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge of global development issues/trends and the current international education discourse
  • Experience of working in developing countries and/or humanitarian crises.
  • Excellent mentoring and capacity-building skills, applicable across different countries and cultures and at the international level.
  • The ability to travel internationally (up to 25%)
This role could be based in London, or any existing Save the Children location. We offer a competitive package based on national terms and conditions. 
The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in 117 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate to realise the rights of children and to ensure their voices are heard by key decision makers at subnational, national, regional and global levels.
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.

Application Information:
Please attach your CV and cover letter with your application. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


Job description:
Find out more about this role by downloading the job description here Job description
Closing date: 12 Jul 2019 - 01:59 EAT
Location: Worldwide, Worldwide
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time


Position: Cluster Coordination Specialist - Surge Rosta
We are currently establishing an Education in Emergencies Roster of Cluster Coordination specialists who would be available to deploy to cover gaps and backfill opportunities across our global humanitarian operations.     
Save the Children co-leads the Global Education Cluster in partnership with the UN and provides support to over 20-education clusters/EiE Working Groups, which collectively, coordinate education in emergency responses to over 13 million children.

On deployment you would typically take on the role of a Cluster Coordinator and assume overall responsibility for the co-leadership of the Education cluster; or provide strategic and advisory support to existing Cluster Coordinators. Standard accountabilities would include supporting needs assessments and ensuring education is prioritized in all multi-sector assessments, developing, implementing and monitoring the cluster strategy and work plan, ensuring clear and effective communication between sub-national and national clusters and ensuring Child Safeguarding is addressed. You may also take on some capacity building responsibilities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the ability to deploy at short notice for up to 12 weeks at a time.
In order to secure a place on the roster you will bring:
  • Extensive progressively responsible work experience within the UN, government and/or NGO, including in a humanitarian context.
  • Prior experience of working within a senior management role or cluster coordination within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state
  • Experience applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill, including the ability to facilitate diverse groups.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with ability to act with of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English and preferably, at least one of the following additional languages – French, Spanish and/or Arabic.
  • Demonstrable ability to work and represent views across different stakeholders taking part in the Education Cluster.
  • Knowledge of the IASC Cluster System and recent humanitarian reform developments, including the Transformative Agenda
  • A demonstrable commitment to Humanitarian Principles and the Principles of Partnership
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Experience in coordination roles in the first phase of a major emergency response is helpful
  • Experience in child participation, child safeguarding or working with local partners would also be desirable.
Contracts would be issued upon deployment. Accommodation, flights and business travel insurance (including medical) would be provided. 
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 cover letter and up-to-date CV with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. Please visit our website for a copy of the full Job Description: https://www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process 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 here Job description
Closing date: 8 Jul 2019 - 01:59 EAT
Location: Worldwide, Worldwide
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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