Education Specialist at UNICEF, Lilongwe, Malawi

Deadline: 14 November 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Education Specialist in Lilongwe, Malawi.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Education Specialist will perform following functions-

  • PROGRAMME PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
    • Enhance effective programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral planning, development and management by guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectoral input.
  • KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    • Further promote knowledge management by drafting or finalizing sectoral documents and reports such as the Country Programme Recommendation and Plans of Action as well as through orientation and training programmes targeted to Government authorities. Ensure exchange of knowledge, information, experience or lessons learned; provides solid technical recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in one or more of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Education; Economics, or a Social Sciences fields relevant to international development assistance.
  • Relevant knowledge of Child-Friendly Schools models, Girls’ Education Scholarship Schemes, Joint Programs, Alternative Basic Education, Post Primary school learning pathways including linkages with TIVET, Employability, School Improvement/School Effectiveness.
  • More than 5 years of experience in managing large-scale, high-impact educational programme delivery schemes for improving quality education for the most marginalized populations, particularly in low/middle income countries for bringing out-of-school children to school.
  • Demonstrated application of innovative approaches to educational policy reform, research and practice, especially for improving quality education in secondary education is critical.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.