Coordinator – Education in Emergency
Contract Type: Regular | Job Location: Cox’s Bazar | No. of Vacancies: 01

Save the Children invites applications for the above-mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. 

The Opportunity

Embark on a transformative role as the Coordinator for our Education in Emergency (EiE) initiative in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps. Your responsibility is pivotal in driving innovative solutions, ensuring meticulous execution, and leaving a lasting impact on education in crisis situations.

Serving as the linchpin between Save the Children International (SCI) and implementing partners, you will orchestrate seamless collaboration, providing day-to-day project oversight with precision. Through frequent field visits, you'll offer real-time updates, celebrating progress and addressing challenges.

Your keen attention to detail and strategic foresight will uphold the excellence of our Education activities – delivered punctually, within budget, and with unwavering commitment to quality. This role transcends mere coordination; it offers an opportunity to contribute to the resilience of education in emergencies. If you are dedicated to impact, innovation, and positive change, step into the spotlight as our Coordinator for Education in Emergency.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience both in development and humanitarian setting, preferably in Education and Education in Emergency (EiE) program
  • Expert in education program management encompassing project operations, budgeting, and procurement, with a focus on pedagogy and non-formal education. Well-versed in formal and non-formal education theories, particularly in emergency response situations.
  • Demonstrates excellence in team and process management, maintaining high standards in coordination, communication, and partnership development. Possesses strong planning, coordinating, and monitoring skills, collaborating effectively with implementing partners.
  • Displays advanced technical proficiency, including bilingual computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Adept at problem-solving, decision-making, and applying technical expertise, complemented by effective communication, networking, and time management skills.
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Education/Social Science/Development Studies and other relevant faculties.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

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Application deadline: January 22, 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce.’

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