Save the Children Education Consortium Manager Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Education Consortium Manager Jobs in Uganda


  • The Education Consortium Manager will be responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the Education Consortium awards that contribute to Uganda’s Multi Year Education Refugee Response Plan.

  • Current funds/awards under this consortium are from ECHO and Education Can Not Wait (ECW), while others may be included in the future.

  • Under the guidance of the Consortium Steering Committee, the Education Consortium Manager will be responsible for managing the Consortium Management Unit at SCI, support and manage the performance of consortium partners and relations with donors as well as the Education Response Plan (ERP) Secretariat and Steering Committee.

    Experience ans Skills

    Essential

  • Post-graduate degree in education planning and management or a related field with additional training project planning and management techniques

  • Knowledge of current global and regional debates on quality and employment oriented education policies and models

  • Strong leadership, management and coordination skills, including experience leading a large programme and team

  • Recommended a minimum of eight years of relevant experience including at senior level

  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects in complex environments, preferably in Uganda and with International NGOs

  • Proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and writing up high quality donor reports

  • Experience of working
    with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff

  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, steering and coaching

  • Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.

  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in

  • Highly numerically articulated with a track record of data manipulation and reporting systems.

  • Highly diplomatic with strong oral and written communication skills (English)
    Commitment to Save the Children values.

    Desirable

  • Substantial experience of working and living in the Horn of Africa

  • Cluster coordination training and / or experience

  • Demonstrable understanding of ECHO, ECW guidelines as well as other donors’ agenda.

  • Ability to coach and mentor partners.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Education Consortium Manager Jobs in Uganda

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