Unrestricted Challenge Coordinator
Jobs at:Save the Children
Deadline of this Job:
29 April 2021
Date Posted: Thursday, April 15, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Unrestricted Challenge Coordinator
About the Role:
Save the Children is seeking a Coordinator (“Unrestricted Challenge Coordinator”) for the two-year Unrestricted Challenge funded by All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development, a partnership between the United States Agency for International Development, World Vision, and the Australian Government. The objective of the Unrestricted Challenge is to benefit children with disabilities through literacy, language, and learning support grounded in Universal Design for learning at home and at school. The Unrestricted Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the development, delivery, and reporting of high quality and innovative activities under Save the Children’s scope of work. The Unrestricted Coordinator is responsible for engagement with eKitabu, Uwezo Youth Empowerment, and other consortium members. The Unrestricted Challenge Coordinator supervises the Unrestricted Challenge Officer. .
Qualifications and experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field is a requirement.
• Minimum of three years experience with progressively increasing responsibility in managing and implementing education and inclusion programs.
• At least two years of proven experience in activities with projects of similar size and scope.
• Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English.
• Excellent liaison abilities with oral and written communication skills in Kinyarwanda and English preferred.
• Familiarity with EdTech solutions, community libraries, and inclusion actors in Rwanda.
• Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.
• Ability to produce reports in English.
• Ability to work in remote areas.
• Computer knowledge (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams).
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 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued
This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.
SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 24
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees through https://rwanda.savethechildren.net/careers. The deadline for receiving applications is 29th April 2021.
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