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Job Title: Education Specialist
Salary: 12,608 SDG
Section/Unit: PDQ
Supervisor: PDQ Director
Duty Station: Khartoum
Duration: ONE-year contract renewable subject to funding
Closing Date: 15 Oct 2017


Save the Children International seeks to create lasting change in children’s lives and is looking for a highly qualified candidate to fill the above position. This is a ONE-year contract renewable subject to funding and will be based in Khartoum Country Office.


  Duties and responsibilities:

To support the quality design, delivery, and representation of Save the Children’s Education programming and contribute to Save the Children’s mission to create a positive and lasting impact in the lives of children in need,  s/he will provide strategic and operational leadership and assume the overall responsibility for the growth, development and implementation of the education portfolios.


The Child Safeguarding code of conduct is a guide for adults about acceptable and desirable behaviour to protect both adults and children and it should be signed by the role holder because he will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently or intensively.


  • Lead the implementation of Save the Children in Sudan’s Education strategy, consistent with organizational goals, the Country Strategic Plan and resource availability. Ensure that programme remains relevant to the external environment and needs of children.
  • Lead and design Country Annual Planning for the Education sector.
  • To provide capacity building and technical support to education staff, partners and government authorities as required.


Coordination and Programme Development:

To represent Save the Children at national level Education cluster meetings, technical working group meetings, Ministry of Education meetings, and other relevant forums. To meet regularly and liaise closely with relevant authorities and thematic advisors such as Child Protection Advisor and Health & Nutrition Advisor regarding integrated programming and PDQ team.


Working contacts:

Internal: Expected to work with senior management team, other sector Technical Specialists, Education Cluster Co-ordinator, Operations team, Field Managers, Programme Managers & with staff throughout the programme.

External: Expected to develop and maintain personal links and effective relationships with UN (especially UNICEF), NGOs, INGOs, Partners & key stakeholders, counterparts, donors, government Authorities


Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


·An education professional with a Master’s Degree in education or equivalent

·Significant (at least 5 years) professional experience of working at a senior advisory level in education for international NGOs in complex settings such as  Sudan. 


Application, full CV, with only Copy of Military Service status and other certificates and qualifications should delivered directly to HAC/JPC- Khartoum – End of Gamhoria street.Only short listed candidates will contacted.


Copies of Job Description available at reception at Save The Children -   House # 128, Badr St - Altaif - East of Kynana Company)- For HR record please send your CV to the below e-mail and write the job title :

 Sudan.recruitment@savethechildren.org  This is NOT an application.