Education Consortium Coordinator

at Save the Children
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted December 30, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG


Education is a fundamental component of humanitarian response: it contributes to the physically and psychologically protection of children, their families and communities; it supports and promotes the continuation of child development and learning and helps prevent drop out; it presents an opportunity to improve the reach, quality and relevance of education, including building resilience. To this effect, Save the Children Education portfolio has been growing, in particular in November Save the Children has applied as a grantee for the ECW MYRP 2021-2024, leading a consortium with the membership of Norwegian Refugees Council (NRC), International Aid Services (IAS) and Global Aid Hand (GAH).

This consortium is led by Save the Children has been selected for the MYRP receiving 83% of the seed funding (14.7 out of 17.7 M). The implementation of this seed funding is two states of West Darfur and South Kordofan. Nevertheless, the MYRP will also include Gedarfif and Blue Nile in later stage with a resources mobilization plan aiming to have 77 M over the MYRP three years. Inclusion of this two states will request revenue this JD and then the location will be divided 20% for each of the four MYRP states, plus 20% for Khartoum.

Considering the importance of the ECW MYRP, Save the Children recruits Education Consortium Coordinator. To be fully dedicated to this programme, and to ensure this has implanted with quality and support unified the methodologies and frames that used across all the areas. Also the EC will closely work with other functions to ensure QBMs as well as support developing the consultancy documents as well as work with the MEAL. Additionally,

The ECW TS not only to establish good relation with ECW consortium members (NRC, IAS and GAH) but also coordinate with the second grantee UNICEF to erasure the technical coordination is in place. Also the ECW TS to establish good relation and technical experience with big donor such as GPE and EUD with big donor such as GPE and EUD will be involved in networking, collaboration and partnerships with relevant stakeholders in the country (Government ministries, UN agencies, INGOs and civil society organisations), S/he will lead the ECW technical part with ECW consortium partners support ongoing advocacy and media efforts y as well also well coordinate with the Save the Children Education Lead, Technical special when.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:


  • Knowledge of current global and regional debates on quality education policies and models
  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects in complex environments and with International NGOs
  • Prior experience working in consortium structures and projects, or in consortium / programme management units
  • Demonstrable experience of project management, including budget management, M&E and reporting
  • 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
  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability to coach and mentor partners
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, steering and coaching
  • 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 (English)

Contract duration: 1 year

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three 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 and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

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