Education Specialist in Katsina, Nigeria

at Unicef (Nigeria)

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

  • To provide technical support to the State in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation On of Education: programmes to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives.
  • Across the Education programme(s), accountable for identifying disparities and development of innovative approaches and programmes for eliminating these inequalities. Collaborates across the programme(s) to ensure gender mainstreaming
  • Ensures that monitoring mechanisms are in place to track progress towards disparity reduction goals and targets in Education.


  • Advanced university degree in one or more of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Education; Primary Education, or a Social Sciences fields relevant to international development assistance.
  • Five years of progressively professional work experience at national and international levels in field programme relevant to Education programme.
  • Experience in national level development assistant is an asset.
  • Experience with addressing gender disparities and asset.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more of the technical areas of UNICEF Education programme.
  • Advanced Technical Knowledge of the theories, principles and methods in one of the following areas Education; Primary Education, Economics, Social Sciences, and/or related fields. ..
  • Gender and diversity awareness
  • Leadership in identifying, encouraging and mentoring capable women.
  • Knowledge of the global commitment on aid effectiveness, including the paris declaration on Aid Effectiveness, the Accra Agenda for Action as well as knowledge of the Global Programme partnership (GPPs)
  • Knowledge of theories and practices in: Programme/project management in Education, Monitoring and Evaluation, Training and Capacity Development in Education, Alternative Basic Education, Curriculum Development and Knowledge Management.
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