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Consultant and Digital LearningLICA/KEN/NBI/20/007

Closing Date: 2020-10-22

–       Mapping of digital literacy interventions in refugee hosting areas-       Strategy document for digital learning in refugee hosting areas-       At least two trainings or capacity development activities for education stakeholders supporting the dissemination of the strategy –       Paper/ presentation on options for private sector partnerships for improved connectivity and access to digital devices in schools/learning environmentsRepresentation in ICT in Education working group or other appropriate forums
Under the supervision of the Education Officer, the Digital Learning Consultant will;1. Undertake a mapping of high and low-tech digital literacy interventions in refugee hosting areas2. Support the development of a strategy on digital learning, anchored in national plans3. Support roll-out of strategy, including training and capacity development for UNHCR and education stakeholders4. Present options for private sector partnerships for improved connectivity and access to digital devices in schools/ learning environments5. Represent UNHCR on the ICT in Education working group, and advocate for refugee inclusion in national programmes.Some travel to Kakuma and Dadaab, as well as urban areas hosting refugees (Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa and Eldoret) should be expected.   
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience
–           University degree in Technology, Education, Refugee Studies or a related field.-           At least 8 years of experience in progressively responsible functions in education (6 years with Advanced University degree)Essential:Demonstrated experience/ background in educational technology and digital inclusion. Experience working with internet connectivity or in a telecommunications setting.  Demonstrated experience/ skills in designing effective programmes. Good understanding of the key issues, dynamics and evolution of the education sector in Kenya. Strong inter-personal skills in collaboration and coordination. Strong communications/presentations skills. Demonstrated capacity to work with minimum supervision.  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential.Desirable:Experience working with Governments, Ministry of Education and other line Ministries. Knowledge and experience of UNHCR policies and standards. Experience and skills in facilitation and designing and delivering trainings.
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
Fluency in English; Solid writing skills and an understanding of project management cycle and programme management in complex emergencies; Advanced interpersonal skills: he/she must be able to relate well with others, dictate responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback; Exceptional abilities in multi-tasking effectively, managing own workload and balance competing priorities, reporting lines and deadlines; Must have excellent problem-solving skills. He/she must be able to adeptly and quickly solve problems as they arise.
 Integrity –       Professionalism –       Respect for Diversity Core Competencies  
  Accountability –       Teamwork & Collaboration –       Communication –       Commitment to Continuous Learning –       Client & Results Orientation –       Organizational Awareness Candidates may also be tested on
managerial and cross function competencies. Examples are listed below: Managerial Competencies   
Empowering & Building Trust
Managing Performance 
Judgement & Decision Making
Managing Resources 
Cross and Functional Competencies–       Analytical Thinking –       Innovation & Creativity –       Planning & Organizing

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