Street Child has a strong, sustained commitment to localisation and works in partnership with more than 80 local level actors and organisations, underscored by close consultation and collaboration with local communities.StreetChild imagines a world where all children are safe, in school and learning. We specialise in supporting children and communities in low-resource environments and emergencies: recognising that the complex, compounded challenges that affect them require innovative, integrated interventions. Our interventions are informed by robust, rigorous evidence and results-oriented, optimised to create maximum impact for children at minimum cost. Since 2008, we have assisted over 250,000 children across 17fragile, conflict and crisis affected counties across South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Street Child are creating this new ‘local partnerships coordinator’(LPC)position to advance one of our key strategic goals of helping increase funding flows to excellent local and national education organisations, especially those operating in education and child protection programmes in humanitarian contexts.
The main responsibilities of the role will include;
Mapping and analyzing the network of local and national actors active in education and child protection;
increasing representation of these actors and providing capacity support to enhance the irresource mobilization
seeking opportunities to influence and advise country-level fund managers on strategies to improve mechanisms for increasing both access and flow of funding to these local actors
documenting the approaches that are successful trialled and share learnings withkey stakeholders, both nationally and internationally.
The role may involve out-of-country surge and capacity strengthening support to other countries as appropriate