Asesor Programático Nacional en Educación 25 views

Country: Peru
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 6 Dec 2021


The Senior Education Technical Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver our strategic ambition for education in Peru.

The role will lead strategy development and the technical design and implementation of high quality programmes that deliver change for children in both emergency and development programming. The role supports national advocacy and influencing, while driving strategic partnerships for new business development.

It supports the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning across our programmes, teams and partners. The role will work closely with operations colleagues and with partners in the Peru CO, building their capacity and building ownership and agency of local organisations.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In the event of an emergency situation, flexibility is expected of the incumbent to work outside of their normal job description and be able to adapt to required tasks and schedules as needed.


  • Masters degree in education or social sciences.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading the design and implementation of humanitarian anddevelopment programmes in education.


  • Fluent in English and high level of English writing skills.
  • Fluent in Spanish.


Technical Leadership:

  1. Provide technical leadership for education to the Country Office, and set the strategicapproach in relation to the wider country strategy

  2. Build capacity of national staff and partners in key technical approaches related to education.

Ensuring Programme Quality (Design & Implementation):

  1. Work closely with new business development colleagues to identify and pursue funding opportunities that allow for both integration intro broader programmes and standalone education programmes/projects; engage with technical partners, donors, and colleagues across Save the Children.
  2. Lead the technical scoping, planning, and design and proposal writing during new programme development, and ensure that we design and deliver high quality education programmes for children, building on global best practice. Ensure that gender, disability, and resilience considerations are reflected in our programme design and implementation.
  3. Work with Child Rights Governance colleagues to ensure that a rights-based approach is reflected in our programme design and implementation (in line with our child rights programming approach), with a strong focus on child participation.
  4. Promote an Education Systems Strengthening approach as the overarching framework, that supports working in collaboration and partnership with governments and regional bodies, local partners and working towards impact, scale and sustainability.
  5. Provide oversight and guidance to the programme implementation teams to ensure that thematic programme components are technically sound, implementation methods are consistent with national and global strategies, acknowledged good practice (e.g. Save the Children Common Approaches); and are likely to achieve scale, as well as equitable and sustainable results.
  6. Work with Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) teams to carry out gender and power analysis and conduct quality monitoring against international standardsthrough participatory methodologies that promote gender equality and social justice (including child-friendly and gender sensitive/transformative methodologies).
  7. Undertake field visits to project sites; work with implementation teams to understand impacts, operational challenges, and continuously identify opportunities for learning and improvement.
  8. Contribute to organisational learning on education, ensuring that learning from our programmes is shared across the Country Office and our partners, as well as with colleagues in the wider regional and global education community in Save the Children including relevant technical working groups.

Networking & External Engagement:

1. In alignment with Country Office strategy and leadershipengage in strategic positioning withdonors, partners and government in-country, and ensure that Save the Children is a partner ofchoice in education.

2.Ensure that Save the Children is influencing and learning from others through national technicalcoordination and networking bodies such as clusters and working groups recognising Save theChildren and UNICEF are global co-leads for the education cluster.

3. Strengthen civil society engagement in national dialogues and policy processesthrough workingclosely with advocacy and child rights governance colleagues. Ensure that the diverse voices ofchildren, girls and boys are equitably heard and representedin our educationwork.

4. Represent the program to National and Local government representatives, donors, partneragencies, etc. as required.

5.Ensurethe quality, clarity and consistencyoftechnical components of internal and externalreports (e.g. programme reports, sitreps, internal updates), working closely with awards,programme implementation and communications colleagues as needed.

6. Leverage and liaise with technical colleagues from across Save the Children, including technicalworking groups and centres of excellence, ensuring that learning from the Country Officeisshared with others and global lessons brought back.

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