Save the Children Job Vacancy: Early Childhood Care and Development Specialist, Sumba


Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Specialist

1 (One position based in Sumba)

Role Purpose
Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Member”. As ‘Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle-income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. The success of the pilot phase will set Indonesia on a pathway to full membership

The ECCD Specialist will provide technical support in the area of ECCD to all Sponsorship Program teams and other projects in Eastern Area, governmental and non-governmental partners to ensure that children in Sumba have access to quality early childhood care and development. The ECCD Specialist will also provide capacity building (such as training, mentoring, and advice), documentation, and opportunities for sharing and learning.

The post holder will contribute to the achievement of the global KPIs on Operations Delivery, and contribute to the achievement of global KPI’ as follows:
  • Awards management
  • Global Management Indicators
  • Humanitarian and Emergency Response

Education and Experience background
  • Bachelors University Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in leading the development and implementation of Early Childhood Care and Development programs
Skill and Knowledge
  • Ability to positively influence cross-departmental and cross-sector working
  • Experience in working in a multicultural environment
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Training, capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia
  • Willingness to work in rural and remote areas
  • Proven facilitation skill
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle and with appropriate license
Behavioral Competencies
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural team
  • Willingness to stay in a remote location and travel at times in difficult condition
  • A commitment to high quality of work and efficiency
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Closing date for application is up to April 23rd, 2020

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)