Education Technical Advisor/Education Sector Co-coordinator

The Opportunity



TITLE: Education Technical Advisor / Education Sector Co-Coordinator


LOCATION: Port-au-Prince, Haiti






The role of the Education Technical Advisor / Education Sector Co-Coordinator is to ensure a coherent and effective response to education needs in Haiti both by providing internal technical expertise on education to Save the Children’s Country Office and by ensuring a coordination function of the education sector along with the Ministry of Education and UNICEF so as to represent the broader interests of the sector. The post holder will work closely with all education stakeholders (children, families, communities, schools, authorities, INGOs, UN agencies and all other sectoral actors) to provide an effective, timely and strategic collective response to development and humanitarian needs in Haiti.  S/he will also use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver Save the Children’s strategic ambition for education in Haiti.  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. 

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.




  • Master’s degree with a major in Education or related domains
  • Fluency in French and English required, Fluency in Creole an asset





  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes in education,
  • Prior experience in education sector coordination
  • Understanding of the Humanitarian Program Cycle including experience with international Humanitarian Response Planning and/or Humanitarian Needs Overview
  • Experience of strategy development and planning
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to facilitate diverse groups
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrable ability to work and represent views across different stakeholders
  • Experience of applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in education in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)



  • Working knowledge of Haiti


We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.


The Organisation

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 a 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at


We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


Job description:

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Date advertised: 15 Mar 2023

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023 - 19:59 CDT

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Department: Programme, Development and Quality

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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