Education Officer – COVID19 response and recovery

Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
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Education Officer – COVID19 response and recovery

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Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Education, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Collect and analyze data for programme planning, management, monitoring and evaluation purposes, particularly in relation to COVID19 response and recovery education activities.
  • Conduct field-based research, as required, on issues affecting children’s access to inclusive education, to inform UNICEF’s response to the impacts of COVID19;
  • Undertake visits to field sites, assess local conditions and resources, including contribute to donor field visits.
  • Support government and NGO counterparts to plan, implement and monitor activities related to COVID19 response and recovery education activities.
  • Work with UNICEF-recruited technical specialists to support the planning, implementation and monitoring of COVID19 response and recovery work.
  • Contribute to analysis of progress against COVID19 response and recovery education activities in the Annual Work Plan and provide input into relevant reporting.
  • Attend technical coordination meetings, prepares notes and undertakes follow-up action and coordination related to our COVID19 response and recovery programme implementation and monitoring.
  • Where required, assist in identification and selection of supplies and equipment for counterparts linked to planning and implementation of COVID19 response and recovery activities that support education service delivery; and contribute to the preparation of relevant financial, administrative and supply documentation according to the Annual Work Plan.

 Master degree or equivalent
Post-graduate qualification in education, international development or other social science fields desirable.

 24 Months

Experience preferred in education policy, planning and programme implementation. Experience in education in emergencies would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Khmer(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

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