United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Education Specialist in Cairo, Egypt.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
8 February 2018
The Education Specialist will perform the following functions-
-Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the education programs/projects and sector to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data on education issues are available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on education programs and to set priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans.
-Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery.
-Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of education programs/projects. -Formulate, design and prepare programs/projects proposal for the sector, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN -Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
-Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s using results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM).
-Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.
-Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies and to determine national priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
Applicants must have-
-An Advanced University Degree in education, economics, psychology, sociology or other social science field is required.
-Minimum 5 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in education and related areas at the international level, some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
-Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
-Experience of developing and managing integrated programme of education (pre-primary to post-basic), child protection, health and cash transfer programme for refugee and migrant population in the context of middle East and African countries.
-Fluency in English is required.
-Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.