Education in Emergencies Advisor based in Moldova

PRESENTATION
Educo (member of ChildFund Alliance in Spain) is a global humanitarian and development NGO.  Our humanitarian mandate is to protect, help and assist the most vulnerable people, especially children, in their right to life and security, with dignity and comprehensive coverage of rights and needs in the face of risk situations and of humanitarian crises.   

CONTEXT
In the current context in Ukraine and depending on the evolution of the situation, 1 to 4 million Ukrainians, out of a population of 44 million, have or will try to leave their country, according to UN agencies. Thousands of people, potentially more, could be displaced, seeking safety in neighbor’s countries (Romania, Moldova, Poland).
In this context, Educo, as a humanitarian actor, has decided to take urgent action to help Ukraine and neighbor’s countries (especially Moldova) prepare for the likely humanitarian fallout of the war through Chidlfund Alliance and WeWorld.
 
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, qualified and with strong knowledge of and experience in Education in Emergencies to lead in need assessments and response plan for our EiE projects in Modolva/Ukraine.
 
 
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead on need assessments and response plan for EiE projects in Moldova/Ukraine
  • Prepare timely reports on project activities in compliance with internal EDUCO requirements and external donor requirements.
  • Guaranteeing the integration of integration of international EiE standards in Educo projects.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained.
  • Support fundraising, developing high quality concept notes, proposals and reports, and engagement with donors’ technical advisors.
  • Support accountability and communication activities.
  • Train and advice Educo country office and partners’ staff to ensure the highest level of quality in EiE projects.
  • Represent Educo and ChildFund Alliance members in EiE working groups, clusters and other relevant networks in Moldova and Ukraine.
REQUIREMENTS:
 University Degree or equivalent in education or related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in EiE in humanitarian contexts
  • Knowledge on INEE norms
  • Experience of conducting education needs assessments and response plans.
  • Experience providing technical support and oversight to EiE programs.
  • Experience in program design, proposal development and report submission for public and public and private donors
  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong capacity building (mentoring, coaching) skills
  • Flexibility and adaptation in changing contexts
  • Fluency in English. Desirable Ukrainian, Romanian and Russian.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge about CPiE.
  • Experience in developing partnerships and working with local partners 
JOB CONDITIONS:
You will have the opportunity of being part of an international NGO and share Educo’s purpose to improve the living conditions, ensuring rights and wellbeing of children and their families, especially in a fragile environment.
You will be providing with interesting working conditions.
Incorporation: as soon as possible.
Based in Moldova with short-term displacement to Ukraine when possible.

HOW TO APPLY
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the different profiles and that you qualify.
 
If you are interested in this position, send your CV to this email adress: cv@educo.org with the corresponding reference: Ref. EiE ADVISOR_MOLDOVA

Educo will be collection applications on a rolling basis, and we will contact you in case of identified assignments if you profile fits. Please, note that not all the applicants will be contacted. Thank you very much for your understanding.

CODE OF CONDUCT AND SAFEGUARDING POLICIES
Educo has a Code of Conducts and Safeguarding Policies as: Protection against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy (PSEAH) and Child Protection Policy. As such, Educo is committed to doing everything that is necessary to guarantee organizational protection and to conducting background checks and obtaining references for all candidates.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinions, national, ethnic or social origin, property, disability, birth or other status to apply for this pool of experts.
 
We hereby inform you that the information that you provide will be recorded in a file created for the purpose of storing information related to the current selection/evaluation process.
Educo will provide this information internally to those people who have requested that the organization undertake a selection/valuation process. To exercise your rights to access, cancellation and rectification of information, you may contact us in our Head Office, which is located at C/ Guillem Tell, 47 Barcelona.
 

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