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Education in Emergencies Program Manager

Applications close Sun 19 July 2020

● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children.

● Contract full-time position open to all applicants

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands

The Organisation

Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to the children's lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child's right to health, education and protection.

The Position

The Education in Emergencies Program Manager is responsible for timely delivery of quality outputs and outcomes under the Global Partnership for Education Accelerated Fund – a new program implemented by the MoET in partnership with Save the Children that aims to support education recovery in Vanuatu following the dual crises of TC Harold and COVID19. In conjunction with MoET. the Program Manager, will be accountable to the MoET SMT with dual reporting to Save the Children, the GPE Grant Agent. The PM will be responsible for the following day-to-day management, planning and reporting tasks corresponding to the implementation of all the program components as well as the fiduciary and safeguard compliance.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Post-graduate qualifications in Education, Social Sciences, International Development, Business Management or a similar area

► A minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience and familiarity with Government operations and procedures

► Strong project management skills training and certification and demonstrated experience in managing complex projects with multiple partners especially government agencies, private learning institutions and government line ministries

► Good familiarity with the education environment and primary education coalitions at national and international level with an understanding of the Vanuatu education system at both national and provincial levels

► For further Essential Criteria please see the full Position Description

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Experience working in the Pacific

► Knowledge of Bislama and/or French

► A willingness to travel to provincial locations within Vanuatu

► Drivers licence

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted using this link. Do not email your application.

Please click on the link to apply online and upload your resume.

Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

For further information please contact

Applications close Sun 19 July 2020

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