Education in Emergency Advisor

War Child
London, UK/Remote
Full time Staff

Providing educational support to children affected by conflict is at the heart of War Child’s mission. Along with child protection and livelihoods, education forms one of the principle pillars of our strategy and our theory of change. Our Education in Emergencies Advisor is the lead technical expert for the organisation, building capacity and programme quality across our programmes and partners, and representing War Child at the highest levels on relevant sector networks. The Education in Emergencies Advisor leads on high quality technical and advisory support to education programmes in Afghanistan, Yemen, Iraq, Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic.

The Advisor ensures the development of integrated education approaches alongside psychosocial, child protection, food security & livelihoods programming and leads the implementation of the Education in Emergencies Strategy. Our technical advisors lead in developing new approaches for our work, based on research and sector good practice, and ensure quality across proposal development processes.
The ideal candidate will have substantial experience and skill in conducting rapid emergency assessments, high-level interagency coordination, capacity building and competency development, education programme monitoring and evaluation, including knowledge of relevant sector standards, and developing and supporting innovative approaches. This role is UK-based although with expected travel up to 30% of the time (subject to security considerations).

Closing date: 
10th May 2021