Senior Educational Access/Fragility Specialist
Creative Associates International
Abuja, NGA
6d ago

Background : Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization.

Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.

S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-

regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Background :

Project Summary : The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Project Summary :

Position Summary : The Senior Educational Access / Fragility Specialist provides the overall technical expertise on the expansion of access-

related activities, including risk reduction and safety, gender based violence, equitable education services, education and conflict analysis, non-

formal education, well-being, psychosocial support and ensuring activities are conflict-sensitive and do no harm.

Position Summary : Primary Responsibilities :

  • Facilitating access to quality education of 500,000 out of school children through Non-Formal setting education, community mobilization and capacity building of education authorities and other partners;
  • Analyzing and addressing barriers to educational access and participation;
  • Assessing issues of supply and demand for education options / services;
  • Analysis and assessment of education needs in emergencies;
  • Integrating a conflict-sensitive approach to education, preparation of activity designs;
  • Adapting rapidly changing activity designs; implementing successful strategies to combat school-related gender based violence; and
  • Implementation of risk reduction and psychosocial well-being activities.
  • Reporting & Supervision : This position reports to the Chief of Party.

    Reporting & Supervision : Required Skills & Qualifications :

  • Requires a Master’s Degree in education, conflict-related field, political economy, or related field;
  • At least eight (8) years of experience in the education sector, with at least five years of a leadership role in a conflict or crisis-
  • affected country context;
  • At least five (5) years of relevant technical experience working with activities that are of a similar scope to this activity; and
  • At least five (5) years’ technical experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and results-based management.
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