Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Zambia

Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Zambia

Role Purpose

  • The Technical Specialist for Education will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver our strategic ambition for education in Zambia.

  • The role will lead strategy development and the technical design and implementation of high quality programmes that deliver change for children in development (and emergency) programming.

  • The role will focus on driving strategic partnerships and new business development, as well as national advocacy and influencing.

  • It supports the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning across our programmes, teams and partners.

  • The role will work closely with operations colleagues and with partners in Zambia, building their capacity and building ownership and agency of local organisations.

  • This role includes a focus on external representation on priority issues likely to include: early childhood care and development, inclusive education and girl's education, and education in emergencies - to ensure all children have access to education leading to learning and wellbeing outcomes.


  • Masters degree in education, social policy or other relevant social science degree

    Skills and Experience

  • 7-10 years' experience of leading the design and implementation of development (and humanitarian) programmes in education

  • Understanding of the education sector in Zambia

  • Familiar with education systems (humanitarian/cluster systems as needed) for ex. the INEE Minimum Standards, the key issues related to Sustainable Development Goal 4 - to ensure inclusive
    and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

  • Track record in successful business development/fundraising such as Global Partnership for Education, Education Cannot Wait , EU, FCDO, USAID, World Bank

  • Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.

  • Experience conducting gender analysis and designing gender-transformational programming Experience of strategy development and planning

  • Experience of context, capacity and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at regional/international level in order to hold duty bearers to account to realise children's rights.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with confidence to serve as the organization's spokesperson when assigned by the country director.

  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources.

  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn't work for children

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Zambia

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