Closing date: 30 April 2017
Job Type: Paid
We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to join us as Innovations Learning Manager for our DEPP (Disasters and Emergencies Prepardeness) Innovation Lab Programme and support remote teams to gather evidence and learn to adapt programmes. The Innovations Learning Manager will build and facilitate online communities of practice for intra-programme learning and communication.
Currently hosted by Save the Children, the Start Network is planning to become a fully independent entity. It has a vision that the humanitarian sector can change to become more diverse, decentralised and collaborative, and as such is currently working on four key areas: Start Fund (for financing emergency responses), Start Engage (for strengthening civil society capacity), Start Labs (for experimentation, rapid prototyping and learning) and Start Response (for more adaptive, decentralised and collaborative humanitarian responses). Comprising of thousands of partner agencies and with a staff of a quarter of a million working in 200 countries and territories, the Network’s reach is huge.
As Innovations Learning Manager you will be responsible for building a community of practice on innovation in humanitarian preparedness to develop a framework that tests the efficiency of the Lab-approach for innovation and experimentation. You will also provide both design input and leadership to the individual country labs to ensure a robust monitoring, learning, research and evaluation system is in place, in keeping with the overarching learning framework. In addition you will:
To be successful you will have experience in successfully building and supporting a community of practice to support communication and learning. With an appetite for experimentation and the ability to be innovative and adaptable, you will have strong presentation and writing skills, including project documentation and communications materials. Experience of participatory monitoring, evaluation and learning in a national and international context is also essential. In addition you will have:
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 30th April 2017
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