Somalia: Education Project Officer

Education Project Officer – Baidao – Somali Nationals Only

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Role Purpose:
The Project officer –Education under the guidance of the Education project Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of education project in line with and agreed plan of action and budget, donor, SC and government policies, requirements and procedures.


Duration: 10 Months with the possibility of extension of extension

Location: Baidao- Somalia

Qualifications and Experience
* Diploma or Bachelor degree in education or a related field with additional training in education planning and management and project planning and management techniques
* Knowledge of current national international strategies on access, equity, and quality education policies and models
* Recommended a minimum of 2 three years of relevant experience in similar position
* Experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff
* Ability to write quality narrative donor report
* Good interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
* Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
* Fluency in English, both verbal and written communication skills in English and Somali( Understanding of Afmay language is added advantage, required
* Commitment to Save the Children values

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at Application will be close on 2nd March 2019.

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