Ukraine Crisis Response (UCR) – Education in Emergencies (EiE) Expert

World Vision

Since the conflict in Ukraine started, our teams have been on the ground assessing and responding to the urgent needs of those searching for safety. We are currently scaling up our multi-country response across three countries (Moldova, Romania, and Ukraine) and are recruiting for many key positions that will make a direct impact on the lives of people who have been caught up in conflict.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Education in Emergencies (EiE) Expert, you will provide overall technical guidance in the design, implementation, representation and operational quality oversite of Education in Emergencies (EiE) programmes for the Ukraine Multi-Country response (Ukraine, Romania and Moldova) and ensure that World Vision (WV) adheres to requisite Inter-Agency sector standards as well as Global, Cluster and Ministry of Education guidelines.

The role requires a thorough understanding of Inter-Agency for Education in Emergency (INEE) Minimum Standards, Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPHA) Minimum Standards as well experience in integration with Mental Health and Psychosocial Support and Cash interventions. In addition, the role will require frequent travel across the three countries with a focus on the countries with the greatest need and WV education portfolio.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement and ensure accountability to most vulnerable children and populations through Formal and Non-Formal Education interventions in complex refugee settings and Internally Displaced Persons settings.

Requirements Include:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in education or relevant social sciences field or substantial field/practical experience working in education in emergency situations.
  • Up to 7 years of experience working in Education in Emergencies (EiE) in complex refugee and IDP settings.
  • Extensive experience in multi-sector integration to promote holistic child development.
  • Experience in building strong collaborative partnerships with internal and external (Local Organisations, International Organisations, UN organisations, Corporate, Government and Military) stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with local partner organizations for timely and quality implementation of EiE programs.
  • Ability to travel within the EU, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.
  • Ability to undertake short-term travel across Romania, Moldova and Ukraine for technical oversight.
  • Possess Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) certification. Where this is lacking, the candidate will have to undergo World Vision’s HEAT to enable them to operate in Ukraine.
  • Language Requirements: English (Romanian, Ukrainian desirable)

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online. We will be accepting applications until the right candidate is found.

*Possible position locations: Romania, Ukraine, Moldova

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