Global Monitoring Project Officer

Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children is currently recruiting for a Global Monitoring Project officer – Education Global Theme to join us in London/ny existing country office. The role is offered on a part-time basis (26 hours a week), and is available on a fixed term contract until the end of 2018, with the possibility for an extension. Candidates available for an immediate start will be preferred.

This role will support with the global monitoring of progress towards the teams goals in regards to the Centenary Commitments, the Common Approaches project, and Global Education Results Framework (GRF). You will represent the team’s technical input into the development and maintenance of the GRF, including the selection of appropriate secondary indicators, facilitate the compilation of the menu of indicators in regards to the Common Approaches project, and manage the creation of an electronic platform for the Common Approached indicators with support from the Knowledge Management and Comms teams. For the Centenary Commitment you will provide analytical capacity to ensure alignment between GRF.

In order to be successful you will bring:

  • Substantive experience with global education data (UNESCO Institute of Statistics, Education Funding Agency, MICS, World Development Report) analysis as well as communication of findings into approachable communication products
  • Familiarity with the current global context regarding measurement of Sustainable Development Goal 4, specifically metrics to measure learning at basic education and early childhood levels and activities of groups such as Global Alliance to Monitor Learning and the Learning Metrics Taskforce
  • A proven ability to articulate and substantiate strengths and weaknesses of existing education global data and ways to fill those gaps, e.g. which populations are missing.
  • Experience designing global education monitoring systems and tools for education projects and staff
  • Demonstrated success in facilitating and leading multi-cultural, multi-national monitoring and evaluation working groups towards shared processes, accountabilities and results.
  • The willingness and ability to travel overseas for up to 5%
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrable ability to build personal networks towards achieving deliverables

This role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

Save the Children employs 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. Save the Childre also campaigns and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

Save the Childre works 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

Save the Childre knows that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. The organisation values  people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Save the Childre needs to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


Find out more about this role by downloading the job description here  Job description

Location: London, United Kingdom

Contract – Full-Time

Closing date: Wednesday 7 March 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

Visit Save the Children Website to apply


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