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Global Education Cluster Coordinator, Geneva



Geneva, Switzerland 

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The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Global Education Cluster Coordinator to be based in our Geneva Advocacy office.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, Humanitarian Planning and Preparedness you will coordinate the global Education Cluster in collaboration with the coordinator appointed by UNICEF; with whom you will also manage the Education Cluster Rapid Response Team. The primary objective of the cluster is to strengthen the capacity of Education clusters/coordination teams at the country level to facilitate the development and delivery of predictable, timely, effective and appropriate response. The cluster is currently supporting 29 formally activated working groups; including 4 categorised as Level 3 emergencies.

This is a complex and demanding role in which you will also work closely with the Director of the Education Global Initiative to increase our profile as a humanitarian organisation and strengthen understanding of, and the commitment to, this role within Save the Children.

In order to be successful you will bring significant operational and management experience, familiarity with emergency Education approaches in rapid-onset, complex and chronic situations, knowledge of the latest humanitarian and Education technical guideline and standards and prior experience of working in inter-agency contexts.

On a personal level you will have excellent representation and communication skills, along with the willingness to undertake international travel for up to 25%.

The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working torwards 3 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
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application information

If you're interested in showing your interest, please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Closing date: 23 August 2018


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Full time
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Save the Children International

London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Web Site: www.savethechildren.net
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