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Deployable Education in Emergencies Specialist at Plan International. Nairobi

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Job Description

The Opportunity

As a Deployable Education in Emergencies (EiE) Specialist, you will provide technical leadership and support to the Country Offices (COs) to ensure that Education in Emergencies (EiE) is mainstreamed in the preparedness, analysis, design, implementation, M&E and initiatives in our humanitarian responses. This includes supporting on capacity strengthening for Plan International staff and strengthening Plan’s representation in Education in Emergencies working groups and clusters. You will also support reporting and documentation processes as well as policy and influencing in relation to education in emergencies, aiming to address more specifically the needs of girls and the barriers they face.

The Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience working in a broad range of humanitarian crises in a number of different contexts
  • Significant experience in planning, design and implementation of integrated, conflict sensitive, gender-aware (or better) education programmes in humanitarian settings
  • Demonstrable knowledge of key issues relevant to education, particularly in emergency contexts: resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and related development frameworks, diversity, gender equality and rights-based approaches.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of child protection principles, child safeguarding, and familiarity with referral systems.
  • Good knowledge of INEE Minimum Standards and related resources, and other humanitarian standards (including the Core Humanitarian Standard and Child Protection Minimum Standards)
  • Experience of conducting education needs assessments
  • Experience with advocacy, particularly influencing around girls’ education, inclusion and education continuity in crisis contexts.
  • Experience of capacity building and mentoring on education technical areas with a variety of audiences, and the ability to work comfortably with ethnically diverse colleagues in sensitive environments.
  • Ability to secure funding from public and private funding streams
  • Strong analytical, presentation and report-writing skills.
  • Fluency in English and ideally French
  • Committed to actively upholding Plan International’s vision, values and behaviours and policies, including the Say Yes! To Keeping Children Safe Policy.
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