Senior Education in Emergencies Advisor – Re-advertised

  • Contract
  • Uganda
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

Senior Education in Emergencies Advisor – Re-advertised

Country/Region: Uganda Country Office

Location: Kampala

Organization: Save the Children International

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN


Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?

Under the leadership of EiE Director, the Senior EiE Advisor is responsible for the delivery of high quality, technically sound and evidence driven programming. The role holder will provide overall technical direction for the programs, and make recommendations to the EiE Director to support decision making.

Sounds interesting? Read more below


The Key Areas of Accountability include:

  • Program Development, Planning and Implementation
  • Technical Leadership
  • Representation, External Engagement and Coordination
  • Staff Management, Mentorship and Development – Program/Project staff
  • Representation, External Engagement and Coordination
  • MEAL and Reporting

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • Recommended a minimum of eight years of relevant experience including at senior level

  • Knowledge of current global and regional evidence and research within the education sector; with a preference for knowledge of refugee education.

  • Good knowledge of and experience in using established inter-agency standards or SCI packages in EiE, such as the INEE, LWiE, ELM, Life Skills, DRR, TICC, TaRL, Catch Up & Remediation, ILET etc.

  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating EiE programmes in emergency, transition and development contexts.

  • Experience in capacity building and in strengthening various duty bearers understanding of and response to EiE.

  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects in complex environments, in Uganda and with International NGOs.

  • Proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and writing up high quality donor reports.

  • Experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff.

  • Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.

  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in.

  • Highly numerically articulated with a track record of data manipulation and reporting systems.

  • Highly diplomatic with strong oral and written communication skills in (English).

  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

Application Information:

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. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 28th October 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

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