Education Program manager

Closing date:

Title: Education Program Manager – Internal/External Position

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Education Program Manager is responsible for overall management and coordination of all Education portfolio in Puntland. Specifically, he will be taken with the responsibilities of planning, organising, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of Save the Children International’s education programme including basic primary/secondary education, Education in Emergencies, teachers training, skills training and employment and capacity building of education administrations) in Puntland**.**

Contract Duration: 12 Months


Qualifications & Experience

  • Post-graduate degree in education or a related field with additional training in education planning and management; project planning and management techniques
  • Recommended a minimum of six years of relevant hands on experience in managing diversified (primary/secondary education, teacher training, skills training, capacity development of education administrations) and large-scale education programme in the context of both emergency and development
  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective education projects in fragile and insecure environments, preferably in Somalia context and with International NGOs
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in writing up high quality donor reports
  • Proven experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff

The Application will close on 19th April, 2022

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


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