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Education in Emergencies (EiE) Technical Advisor


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The Education  in Emergencies (EiE) Technical Advisor is responsible for providing strong technical leadership on Education in Emergencies programming in FCA¨s response in Ukraine. The Technical Advisor will lead education program strategy development and will oversee the technical design and implementation of high-quality programs in the response. S/he will co-ordinate with other program team members and volunteer staff and relevant technical sectors, to ensure a joint, proportionate and effective response.

The position will be located in Ukraine, with frequent travel to project areas. Technical Adviser will report to the Program manager.

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • Support programme development and lead on the identification and design of EiE components with simultaneous consideration of short- and longer-term needs
  • Organising and/or facilitating capacity building of program staff and facilitators as agreed
  • Design needs assessments and use data to inform the implementation of the program
  • Provide technical support in education related issues throughout the project implementation
  • Provide overall technical oversight of programme delivery; identify core strengths and areas for improvement, and build and implement relevant capacity support, training, coaching, mentoring and technical supervision plans across sector 
  • Works together with FCA Senior Education Specialist and other education team members 
  • Contribute to proposal development and ensuring that the EiE content is in line with FCA strategy and guidance
  • Coordinate with local and international NGO partners, with EiE, PSS and child protection sector coordination (clusters and sub-working groups), with relevant UN agencies, local government and affected community to plan, organize and implement activities
  • Monitor program implementation by using efficient methodology based on international standards, such as INEE minimum standards and other relevant minimum standards
  • Contribute to situation reports and communication materials
  • Prepare project related reports as needed
  • Participate in EiE related advocacy

Competence and Personal Requirements:

  • Professional technical experience matching the mentioned duties and responsibilities
  • Experience/technical knowledge in Early Childhood Development (ECD) and primary education
  • A minimum of 5 years international humanitarian field experience
  • Relevant educational background, including teacher training
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the complexity related to emergency, refugee and IDP situations
  • Knowledge of the UN and cluster work
  • Knowledge of INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Child Protection in Emergencies
  • Donor contacts and donor management
  • Proficiency in English, Finnish, Russian/Ukrainian an asset

The position will be filled as soon as possible and it is a fixed-term employment until 31.05.2023, with 6 months probation period. The compensation is based on FCA salary scale and the candidate’s level of experience

For more information please contact FCA  Head of Humanitarian Response Jan De Waegemaeker by e-mail: (at) 

Please apply by using the link no later than on 30.6.2022. Applicants will be short-listed and contacted for an interview on a progressive basis. 

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s largest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. FCA is a founding member of the international aid alliance of churches, the ACT Alliance. We seek positive change by supporting the most vulnerable people in fragile contexts. We specialize in supporting local communities’ right to peace, livelihoods and quality education. Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy.

FCA practices zero tolerance on sexual exploitation and abuse, including child abuse in all forms. FCA has zero tolerance concerning aid diversion and illegal actions, and may screen applicants against international lists to ensure due diligence and compliance with Anti-money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism requirements. 

FCA is certified against the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS).