Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children. It is a dual mandate organization and focuses on development and emergency response. We are currently working in 120 countries around the world touching the lives of 125 million children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children offers attractive salary including non-salary benefits which consists of paid medical benefits, various leave benefits, accident insurance, severance and other allowances.
We are currently inviting motivated and talented individuals to apply for Director of Strategy, Policy and Learning (SPL) position based in Thailand. Please see the following detailed information.
SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL
TITLE: Director of Strategy, Policy and Learning (SPL)
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Education Consortium
LOCATION: Bangkok, Thailand
As a multi-donor funded programme, the programme partners with selected ethnic and faith based education providers to strengthen their capacity to deliver and sustain good quality learning opportunities for children facing barriers to learning in Myanmar. Applying a ‘systems-strengthening’ approach, the programme provides funding, coordination, technical assistance and research across different complementary education systems to promote continuous improvement of education services. The programme works with its partners, established education providers, to place an emphasis on developing the quality and inclusivity of education in Myanmar, including improved learning outcomes; and with a broader range of diverse stakeholders to address key barriers for the achievement of equitable education. In line with its current 2021-25 programme strategy, the overall aim for the programme is that children facing barriers to learning access education services that meet their learning and well-being needs.
Under the direction of the Chief of Party, the Director of Strategy, Policy and Learning (SPL) leads the SPL team and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, working in close collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party, Programme Operations and the Directors of Education, Partnership & Programme Support (PPS) and Evidence & Information Management (EIM) to provide leadership and strategic direction to the full programme team. More specifically, the Strategy, Policy and Learning Director provides leadership, technical and managerial oversight for strategic planning, research and learning, context analysis, policy engagement and advocacy, communications and donor reporting. The post holder leads on networking with external stakeholders, including research entities and universities, providing strategic direction to guide planning the team’s activities and priorities. S/he is responsible for leading periodic strategy reviews, ensuring the programme generates and utilises research, context monitoring and learning for planning, programming and adaptive management and reflects this in reporting. The SPL Director also leads on providing direction to the planning and utilisation of the Strategic Facilitation Fund, working with the Partnership Engagement Coordinator and other programme team members to ensure that SFF proposals are fit for purpose with respect to the SFF mechanism and that learning from the implementation of the SFF is used to inform the overall strategy and programme approach.
The role requires excellent skills and experience in strategic programme planning, driving participatory approaches to research and learning, and strong communication, analytical, influencing and advocacy skills. The role also requires experience in people management and working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team and a diverse set of stakeholders, including local partners and education systems, local governance actors, research entities and academics, international development organizations and donors.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Chief of Party (CoP)
Staff reporting to this post: (4) Advocacy & Policy Engagement Advisor; Strategy, Research & Learning Unit Manager; Communications & Reporting Manager and Communication & Learning Specialist, as well as in-direct report lines to (3) other staff in the SPL team.
Key areas of oversight of the SPL Director include partner institutional development in the areas of: influencing, strategic planning and public administration; ongoing context analysis and strategy review, including strategic thinking on programme priorities and planning; oversight of strategic research and learning initiatives; engagement on policy & advocacy priorities; and communication activities and reporting.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Strategy, Research and Learning:
Policy, Advocacy and Communications
Team Leadership and Management
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All staff has an obligation and a responsibility to:
All managers have the above responsibilities as well as ensuring
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae to the link below:
Closing Date : 31 October 2023 (Tuesday)
No more later than 6:00PM (BKK Time)
Candidates are also requested to mention in the applications if there is, blood/marriage relationships with the existing Save the Children employees. No requirement of photo or copy of certificates and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Remark: For those who failed to mention or incorrectly mention the apply position title, Programme/Sector name and location in their applications, we will consider those as disqualify and we will not consider for short list.Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
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At present, there are fake website under the names of th-oxfam.org and th-oxfam.com asking for donation, therefore, kindly be informed that Oxfam in Thailand currently does not accept any individual donation from the public and does not conduct any fundraising activity.
Please beware of donation scams!
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Beware! There are currently fake websites and unauthorised LINE groups calling for donation, falsely claiming to be associated with Save the Children Thailand. Please be informed that our official website is http://thailand.savethechildren.net. We do not authorise any individuals to call for and accept donations on our behalf, and never ask for donations through LINE. If you have concerns that you are being deceived, please report directly to the police reporting channel - https://www.pct1599.net.
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