Regional Education in Emergencies Professional Development Programme Manager at Save the Children, Amman, Jordan

Deadline: 3 October 2018

Save the Children is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Regional Education in Emergencies (EiE) Professional Development Programme (PDP) Manager in Amman, Jordan. The duration of this post is 12 months.

Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The  Regional (EiE) Professional Development Programme Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Work with the Global EiE Capacity Building Programme Management Team to roll-out the next cycle of the EiE PDP Certificate in Advanced Studies (CAS) in the region, including management of the face-to-face residential.
  • Develop and implement the MEEE EiE PDP monitoring and evaluation framework, including reporting on results.
  • Build a regional technical delivery team for future cycles of the CAS and short courses.
  • Lead the process of contextualisation of the EiE PDP CAS to ensure its regional relevance.
  • Lead the process of mapping regional EiE capacity and gaps in order to develop a strategy for ad hoc and short course roll-out.
  • Work with the Regional Office, Global EiE Capacity Building Programme Management Team and other key stakeholders to identify potential regional academic partners for co-accreditation of the programme.
  • Proactively develop linkages with other regionally located Professional Development Programmes (incl. ESA Region) to share learning and develop standards, especially Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE).
  • Regularly update the Global EiE Capacity Building Programme Management Team as well as all other key programme stakeholders, requesting guidance and support as necessary.
  • Manage and monitor expenditure on the MEEE EiE PDP, according to approved budget.
  • Provide timely narrative and financial reporting to SCUK on sub-grant with support from Finance and Awards teams.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Batchelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Human Rights Law, Development Studies, Gender Studies or similar (undergraduate degree may be considered in conjunction with equivalent field experience).
  • Other relevant qualifications relating to education, programme management and or capacity.
  • Working background in the field of education, international law or humanitarian aid.
  • A good understanding of adult learning and work place learning methodology.
  • Excellent programme/project management experience with proven experience of managing complex cross-organisational projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Budgeting, financial management skills gained through demonstrated budget-holding responsibilities.
  • Experience in working remotely and in building strong collaborative relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining productive working partnerships.
  • Proven experience in the monitoring and evaluation of learning and development programmes.
  • Excellent writing, communications and networking skills in English and Arabic.
  • Office and Excel computer skills.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their CV and covering letter in English through online process.

For more information, please visit Save the Children.