Deadline: 30 June 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Education Manager in Mogadishu, Somalia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Education Manager will perform the following functions:
- Inclusion of key humanitarian partners:
- Ensure inclusion of key Education humanitarian partners in a way that respects their mandates and programme priorities.
- Establishment and maintenance of appropriate humanitarian coordination mechanisms:
- Ensure appropriate coordination between all Education humanitarian partners (national and international NGOs, the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, etc), through establishment/maintenance of appropriate Education Cluster/sector coordination mechanisms, including working groups at the national, zonal, and regional levels.
- Coordination with national/local authorities, State institutions, local civil society and other actors:
- Attention to priority cross-cutting issues:
- Ensure integration of agreed priority cross-cutting issues in Education assessments, analysis, planning, monitoring and response (e.g. age, diversity, environment, gender, HIV/AIDS and human rights);
- Ensure effective and coherent Education assessment and analysis, involving all relevant partners.
- Planning and strategy development:
- Develop/update agreed Education response strategies and action plans and ensuring that these are adequately reflected in the overall country strategies, such as the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).
- Draw lessons learned from past Education activities, revising strategies and action plans accordingly.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree (Master’s or higher) in areas of education, teacher education, primary & secondary education, special education, education strategies, education economics, ECD, early childhood education or related field.
- Minimum 8 year’s relevant professional experience, four of which should be in direct education emergency experience.
- Develop country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Knowledge of humanitarian reform principles, international humanitarian law, inter-connectedness and reform pillars & reform updates.
- Knowledge of the Cluster approach guidelines and terms of Reference (and knowledge of how to apply them).
- Knowledge of cluster participants (their mandates, capacities, attitudes, limitations,) and how to integrate them into the cluster approach.
- Ability to mitigate and mediate conflict and disagreements among cluster partners.
- Fluency in English and another UN language desirable.
- Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.