Education Program Manager at Save The Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is now looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
The Education Manager is accountable for the strategic direction and technical support of the Education programme in Nigeria. As a member of the Programme Development and Quality team in Nigeria, the Education Manager is responsible for overseeing the development of a high quality, innovative Education programme that delivers immediate and lasting change for children and monitoring the quality of its implementation. The Education Manager will lead on the development of Save the Children’s reputation in Nigeria as an authoritative and influential voice on children’s rights to Education through high quality advocacy and research.
Qualification: The Ideal Candidate should possess a Master’s degree in law, policy, education, social science or equivalent fields. 5-7 years working experiences with preferably experiences on programme development, monitoring and evaluation, policy research and advocacy in relation to any of Save the Children’s education areas (Basic Education or Girl’s Education or Early Child Care Development) is a necessary requirement. Experience working with high level government agencies and academics on issues related to Education is desirable

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