Education Specialist Cluster Coordinator, P3 - TA Position# 127047-Pemba, Mozambique

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This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 74,649 USD and 97,747 USD.

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Education!

The Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Mozambique and UNICEF (CPD) for 2022-2026 aims to support Mozambique to accelerate efforts towards achieving the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and meeting its commitment to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of children, in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action. It derives from the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), 2022–2026 and aligns with the Government Five-Year Plan 2020–2024, the National Development Strategy 2015–2035 and relevant sector policies and programmes.

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How can you make a difference?

The position of Education Cluster Coordinator (sub-national) is based in the UNICEF Mozambique Cabo Delgado office. (S)he will be provided supervision and guidance by the Emergency Specialist with a dotted reporting line to the Chief of Education. The Education Cluster operates under the leadership of UNICEF (as the Education Cluster Lead Agency) in close cooperation with Save the Children International who is globally, and in Mozambique, the co-lead of the cluster. The Coordinator will also work closely with the Ministry of Education as the government lead.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities

The post holder is responsible for predictable, timely, and strategic leadership and representation for the Cluster at the sub-national level. S/he is responsible for leading a range of stakeholders, to work collectively towards the realization of shared goals based on evidence. S/he will ensure the achievement of the core cluster functions, throughout the Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC) aimed at a timely and effective Cluster response in the northern provinces and will closely work with the National Cluster Coordinator based in Maputo to ensure coherence and alignment of the response.

The postholder's main tasks and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Coordination and Representation
  • Needs Assessment and Analysis
  • Strategic Response Planning
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Implementation and Monitoring
  • Operational Peer Review and Evaluation
  • Accountability to Affected Populations
  • Strengthen National and Local Capacity

For more information, the detailed job description is available via this link - Education Cluster Coord. - P3 - Pemba Mozambique.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Education, Psychology, Sociology, or another relevant technical field.
  • Training/Experience in Information Management or Information Systems, GIS Information Technologies, Computer Science, and Statistics, is considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in education programming, including 2 years as a cluster member/coordinator (within education or other parts of the humanitarian coordination system) and/or donor coordination is required.
  • Experience demonstrating strong information management skills in a professional context is an asset for this post.
  • Experience in a humanitarian context and/or working in the humanitarian coordination system is required.

  • Fluency in English is required. Advanced Portuguese or any Spanish is considered an asset.

For every child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter:

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

•Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1), •Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2), •Works Collaboratively with Others (2), •Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2), •Innovates and Embraces Change (2), •Thinks and Acts Strategically (2), •Drives to Achieve Impactful Results (2), •Manages Ambiguity and Complexity (2).

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable male and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees who are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

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