We are looking for Technical Education Specialist,
• Degree in Education or its equivalent or similar field & Substantial experience of working in South Sudan in education programme in a humanitarian or development context
• Previous experience of working in post-conflict recovery response & A high level of written and spoken English
• Previous experience of programme management across multiple locations
• Demonstrated ability to set up programme monitoring & evaluation systems.
• Demonstrated ability to set up learning and development processes for education team
• Proven ability of mentoring, coaching and training on education related topics.
• Experience of senior level representation & Excellent communication skills
• Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
• Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level.
• Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
• The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
• Familiarity with South Sudan Government (MOEST) Education system, policies, standard requirement, guideline and action plan especially for basic and alternative education system.
• Lead on Education or multi-sectorial technical assessments in coordination with other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of need of children & youth.
• Lead on developing Education response plans and master budgets and contribute to War Child Canada’s overall response strategy.
• Lead on fundraising for the Education sector, including development of high quality concept notes and proposals, and engagement with donors' technical advisers.
• Provide technical support to Education teams and conduct regular monitoring visits to ensure quality programming is being implemented
• Ensure field teams have solid understanding of education in emergency, recovery and development programming, conduct regular trainings for staff to build skills and capacity
• Prepare and oversee Education programme implementation to ensure timely delivery of programme activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).
• Prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal War Child Canada’s requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
• Develop learning needs assessment and capacity building plans for both War Child Canada staff and partner staff, linking capacity building initiatives to wider opportunities identified via coordination and networks.
• Coach and mentor Education Team / national level counterparts and link in to wider organizational talent development mechanisms.
• Oversee development and delivery of technical training material that will improve aspects of Education work within War Child Canada
War Child Canada (WCC), is a registered Canadian charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, livelihood and justice. Working in partnership with Government & other actors, WCC implements both emergency and development programme in education, livelihood and youth development. Currently WCC is operating in Upper Nile, Eastern Equator and Western Bar el Ghazal Sates.