The purpose of the Education in Emergencies Advisor role is to (1) pursue advocacy efforts directed toward the Ministry of Education, ethnic education providers, and other identified key stakeholders, (2) represent Save the Children at EiE-related meetings with partners, government and/or donors, and (3) provide technical support to the Education Programme staff in field and CO to strengthen our EiE Programming.
As co-chair of the EiE Sector, Save the Children Myanmar is currently pursuing two key advocacy objectives related to EiE: endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration by the government of Myanmar, and the development of the EiE Framework by the Ministry of Education. Further, Education has been identified as a priority area for development within our Humanitarian Strategy, along with Child Protection. As such, we will require dedicated technical support to ensure the quality and scope of our programming is able to meet the growing needs of the children in crisis-affected areas of the country. The EiE Advisor will be responsible for providing support to the advocacy strategy and technical components of our EiE Programme. This position will require frequent travel to Nay Pyi Taw and crisis-affected areas (at least 50% Travel).
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY : Deliverables for the role include:
Policy Engagement, Research, and Advocacy
Attractive salary packageHealth Insurance packageNon-Financial benefit
Working with SCI, your contribution goes directly to children and communities across Myanmar. You can feel very proud about what you do
Training providedLearn new skills on JobPromotion OpportunityManagement potential
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. It is a dual mandate organization and focuses on development and emergency response. We are currently working in 120 countries around the world touching the lives of 125 million children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children has been working in Myanmar since 1995. Our programmes include Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, WASH, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Child Protection and Child Rights Governance and Humanitarian Responses in across the country.