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Position reporting to: Istanbul Response Programme Project Manager

Positions reporting to the POST: N/A

Contract type: Employment

Contract length: 1 year-fixed term

Closing date:10-Mar-17

Location: Istanbul

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Education Officer will be based in Istanbul, supporting Save the Children’s new UNHCR project aiming to support refugees in Istanbul. The Education Officer is responsible for ensuring that actions to support improved access, quality and outcome sustainability are being undertaken, and follow up the implementation of the activities of the Education Programme in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Education Officer will assist the Project Manager in all aspects of education activities start up and implementation, including: temporary education centres, support to vulnerable children, training for key community members, and awareness on education issues. Supervised by the Education Project Manager, the Education officer will ensure that all components of the programme are delivered effectively and in accordance with SCI standards, as well as SCI value and principles, and to provide the highest quality programming to beneficiaries.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

Planning

  • Regularly liaise with the Project Manager to plan implementation in project sites and ensure the overall project timeline is realistic and achievable within the agreed timeframe, and make adjustments as needed during implementation.
  • Supervised by the Project Manager, and in collaboration with the implementing partner, facilitate the development and scheduling of education activities.
  • Prepare field visit plans and supervision checklist in advance of trips.
  • Facilitate/lead the start-up of implementation design with Project Manager.
  • Actively contribute to the development of monthly work plans in line with the detailed implementation plans

Delivery

  • Responsible for coordinating to ensure effective project delivery by the implementing partner.
  • Ensure activities are completed within time and report any concerns to the Project Manager.
  • Support and build partner capacity in the area of education through training facilitation and regular coaching.
  • Support partner staff on adopting SC’s education programming tools such as checklists, surveys, training packages, etc.
  • Identify and troubleshoot challenges to remove any obstacle that might arise during project implementation and communicate these challenges and the proposed solutions to the Project Manager.
  • For his/her area of responsibility, compile monthly activity reports.
  • Coordinate and ensure the effective delivery of all project components.
  • Establish and maintain active working relationships with the Turkish government units and other NGOs specific to the area of education.
  • Perform other responsibilities as agreed with the Project Manager.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability and Quality

With support of the Project Manager and MEAL team:

  • Ensure that the M&E systems are effectively implemented in each project site, and its tools are in place.
  • Conduct regular field visits according to requirements and plans then report back with the findings to the Project Manager.
  • Actively monitor Education project activities at field level, ensuring quality of Save the Children’s programme, reporting and flagging concerns to Education Project Manager.
  • Ensure that communities are regularly involved in all phases of the programming.

General

  • Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of refugees and members of the host communities at all times.
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES:

Required

  • A degree in Education, Social Studies or in a relevant subject
  • 3 years of experience in the field
  • Experience of, and commitment to, working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
  • Experience in community liaison.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and strong ability to take initiative
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Ability to quickly form relationship within the communities
  • Fluent in Turkish and English – written and spoken
  • Computer literacy including the use of Microsoft Word and Excel

 Desirable

  • Fluent in spoken Arabic
  • Previous experience of supervising, coaching and/or managing people
  • Experience working and building the capacity of partners on technical issues
  • Experience in working in a sensitive environment.
  • Experience in representing an organisation in external meetings.

Benefits Package provided to National Staff:

· Salary commensurate with the pay-grade of the position.

· Annual leave

· Medical Scheme, Accidental and Life insurance.

· Transportation

· A motivating work environment

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

Please apply in English by sending your up to date CV with a cover letter as a single document explaining your salary expectations to turkey.recruit@savethechildren.org and mention the position that you are applying for to the subject section. The advertisement will be closed on 10thMarch 2017 at 5:30 PM (Turkey local time). In order for an application to be considered valid, a copy of the residency/work permit card must be attached with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please bear in mind that the interviews will be held on rolling basis.

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