Education Specialist NOC, TA 6 months, Bamako Mali

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  • Mali
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

UNICEF works in among the world’s hardest locations, to achieve the world’s most deprived kids. To avoid wasting their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential.

Throughout 190 international locations and territories, we work for each youngster, all over the place, day-after-day, to construct a greater world for everybody.

And we by no means quit.

For each youngster, Hope.

UNGEI is a worldwide partnership for gender equality in and thru schooling. Our mandate is to catalyze and impress motion regionally, nationally, regionally and globally for ladies’ schooling and gender equality in schooling. We deliver collectively various companions to assist Ministries of Schooling and different nationwide actors to develop and implement daring commitments to gender equality in schooling. We convene regional world conversations and motion for ladies’ schooling and gender equality in schooling, together with by means of the management of younger feminist activists around the globe. UNGEI companions embody multilaterals, regional umbrella and intergovernmental organizations, nationwide and world civil society organizations and younger feminist leaders.

UNGEI, along with UNESCO-IIEP, coordinates the Gender at the Center Initiative (GCI). Launched in 2019 by the G7 Ministers of Schooling and Improvement, GCI champions the management of schooling ministries, civil society nationwide actors and younger feminists to advance gender equality in and thru schooling. By an modern whole-system strategy GCI strengthens technical gender capability, fosters political will and helps the transformation of dangerous gender norms. Between 2020 and 2023, GCI has been carried out in eight international locations in Africa—Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria and Sierra Leone—by a multi-stakeholder partnership often called the GCI Alliance. From 2024 to 2026 GCI will implement a second part of the initiative, consolidating the foundations laid throughout the first part, and bringing the strategy to extra international locations in Africa.

How will you make a distinction?

Objective for the job:

The aim of this function is to offer technical and programmatic assist to the Gender on the Heart Initiative (GCI). The Schooling Specialist – Nation Help Coordinator will assist the event, implementation and monitoring of key GCI deliverables within the areas of technical assist to Ministries of Schooling, Native Schooling Teams (LEGs) and civil society companions. S/he/they’ll assist key schooling stakeholders within the  GCI focus associate international locations— Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar, Mali,  Nigeria and Senegal to mainstream gender equality in schooling and to enhance coordination for gender equality.

The Schooling Specialist – Nation Help Coordinator will report back to the Chief Schooling, with a matrix reporting line to the GCI Lead. S/he/they’ll work carefully with UNGEI Secretariat employees who assist the GCI, and with the Mali nation workplace schooling and gender sections

Abstract of key features/accountabilities:

1. Technical recommendation and assist

  • Present technical management on mainstreaming gender equality in schooling methods, externally by means of technical assist to Ministries of Schooling (MoEs) and Native Schooling Teams (LEGs), and internally by means of enter into the GCI work plan
  • Help MoEs and LEGs to evaluate gender equality in and thru schooling utilizing the Gender Equality in Schooling Snapshot (GES) Toolkit, conduct gender evaluation for chosen international locations, coach companions to make use of the GES Toolkit
  • Help Ministries of Schooling to advertise inter-ministerial collaboration with different sectors (well being, safety, funds, and so on.), liaise with GCI MoE focal factors to analyse assist wants, present focused assist to chose MoEs to develop inter-ministerial initiatives
  • Help GCI civil society companions to develop, implement and monitor advocacy and neighborhood engagement actions for gender-transformative schooling
  • Coordinate with UNESCO-IIEP GCI workforce, GPE and different companions to align technical assist to MoEs and LEGs
  • Present technical assist to UNGEI Secretariat and UNICEF Mali on gender in schooling initiatives as wanted

2. Coordination, networking and partnership constructing

  • In collaboration with GCI colleagues, construct robust work relationships with MoE GCI focal factors, LEG Coordinating Brokers, in-country donor representatives, UNICEF nation places of work, CSOs and different companions within the 8 GCI international locations
  • Help younger feminist activists within the GCI focus international locations to arrange Feminist Youth Coalitions, in coordination with the Remodel Schooling youth community, and assist their integration in Native Schooling Teams
  • Coordinate with UNESCO-IIEP on technical assist to Ministries of Schooling, aligning assist initiatives and goal audiences
  • Coordinate with GPE on technical assist instruments, e.g. LEG Self-Evaluation Device and gender evaluation instruments
  • Help MoEs, LEGs and CSOs to share info and studying throughout GCI international locations, by means of networks and communities of observe
  • Help the GCI Result in construct modern partnerships with schooling and non-education actors, take part in conferences to discover new partnerships
  • Signify UNGEI and GCI in nationwide and worldwide conferences and occasions as wanted

3. Innovation, data administration and capability constructing

  • Present technical recommendation on MoE capability constructing within the GCI focus international locations with regard to gender mainstreaming, assist improvement of capability constructing initiatives, present enter in number of capability constructing audiences
  • Lead the group of capability constructing actions on Gender-Responsive Schooling Sector Planning (GRESP) and Gender-Transformative Management for MoE and LEG members in GCI associate international locations, liaising with consultants, MoEs, UNICEF nation places of work for design and supply of the course
  • Lead on data administration of GCI actions and outcomes by means of contributing to GCI e-newsletter and annual report, promote data sharing amongst GCI international locations.
  • Help UNGEI Advocacy Lead on analysis and advocacy initiatives, revising and inputting in data merchandise, facilitating and collaborating in data sharing occasions as wanted.

4. Program administration, monitoring and supply of outcomes

  • Lead venture administration for 1 to 2 GCI grants, growing work plans, monitoring budgets, monitoring outcomes, reporting and speaking with donors
  • Help indicator identification, measurement and efficiency monitoring associated to related outcomes of the GCI outcomes framework, in shut collaboration with different UNGEI colleagues
  • Help UNGEI Secretariat programme affiliate with logistical group of capability constructing initiatives for MoEs, LEGs and CSOs
  • Contribute to reviewing GCI annual work plan and improvement of GCI Annual Report and donor experiences
  • Help GCI Lead within the improvement of venture proposals for GCI actions and reviewing CSO venture proposals and experiences
  • Help UNGEI colleagues with program administration as wanted, inputting in venture proposals, donor experiences and different paperwork

To qualify as an advocate for each youngster you should have…

  • A sophisticated college diploma (grasp’s or larger) in schooling, social sciences (i.e. sociology, anthropology, demography, psychology, political science, social coverage, or economics), worldwide improvement, public coverage, public administration or different related space. A focus in gender and schooling is a robust asset.
    *A primary College Diploma in a related subject mixed with 2 further years {of professional} expertise could also be accepted in lieu of an Superior College Diploma.
  • A minimal of 5 years of related skilled expertise of progressively accountable skilled expertise and demonstrated monitor document of getting undertaken and led substantive programming on schooling. 
  • Expertise in working with Ministries of Schooling. Expertise in networking with schooling companions.
  • Expertise in working in GCI international locations most popular.
  • Expertise in designing, implementing, managing, and delivering results-based programmes/initiatives at nation stage.
  • Expertise in engaged on gender points.
  • Creating nation work expertise and/or familiarity with emergency is taken into account an asset.
  • Fluency in English and French is required. Information of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese language, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset.

For each Little one, you exhibit…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin all the pieces we do and the way we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Constitution: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this put up are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness(3)Drive to attain outcomes for affect(4)Innovates and embraces change(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity(6)Thinks and acts strategically(7)Works collaboratively with others.

Through the recruitment course of, we check candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize your self with our competency framework and its completely different ranges: competency framework here.

UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived kids and our world workforce should mirror the variety of these kids. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, regardless of their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender identification, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or another private attribute.
We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental depart, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the usage of versatile working preparations.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is dedicated to advertise the safety and safeguarding of all kids. 


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Marketed: 26 Mar 2024 Greenwich Normal Time
Deadline: 05 Apr 2024 Greenwich Normal Time

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