The Regional Knowledge and Learning Manager will coordinate Save the Children's on-going Evidence generation and research agenda across 12 country offices and our Regional Programming Unit, and ensure a strong learning culture is embedded in our programmes and operations.
He/She will ensure that we collect, document and share lessons and evidence about what works for children to achieve our Breakthroughs in Health, Nutrition, Child Protection, Education, Child Rights and Child Poverty alleviation.
He/She will support tracking of country office programme results towards achieving our Breakthroughs in survival, learning and protection through our Global Results Framework. The K&L Manager will build off of our Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system that is already established, and will collaborate and share good practice from our programmes with technical colleagues and staff in the region, as well as other Save the Children Members.
He/She will organise learning events, produce short learning products (2-page briefs, videos, blogs, etc.) and support use of the global Learning log. The position will be responsible for tracking and documenting promising innovations.
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
- 5-7 years expertise, and Bachelor's level qualification required, preferably with a focus on research or evaluation methods. Master's preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing and verbally, in English, in order to share summaries of research and project results.
- Proven experience managing databases and producing written communication from evaluations and project reports.
- Knowledge of international humanitarian and development systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices.
- Intellectual curiosity, creativity and judgement to develop original ideas and take a pro-active approach to sharing our knowledge and experience in what works for children.
- Personal effectiveness/self-management: ability to work under time pressures, but also to allow flexibility and adapting of the research and learning agenda.
- Clear vision and strong planning skills to create a learning agenda for the region.
- Extensive experience in analysing the situation of children using the child rights programming/principles framework.
- Knowledge of key IT/e-learning softwares and approaches
- Demonstrated ability to think critically, strategically and analyze complex information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions.
- Ability to quickly and competently consolidate and summarise information across multiple data sources.
- Strong written and verbal skills in English.
- Ability to make compelling and informative oral presentations.
- Demonstrated ability to thrive in a matrix management environment.
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
- Commitment to Save the Children values, including safeguarding of staff and children.
- Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours when essential to success of endeavours, including working from home and flexible hours to support humanitarian response.