Education Sector Transitional Framework Development Expert

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Kabul, Afghanistan

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

UNESCO is implementing the SCG in Afghanistan as the Grant Agent. One of the key outputs is the next Afghanistan Education Sector Transitional Framework for the 2024-2025 period. Against this backdrop, UNESCO is identifying a capable senior international expert to be engaged in the process of the development of the AESTF 2024-2025.
The objective of this consultancy is to be engaged in the process of the development of the AESTF 2024-2025. In close consultation with the GPE SCG project team at UNESCO Office in Kabul and education sector stakeholders, the consultant will be actively engaged in the development of the AESTF 2024-2025. The consultant will also facilitate meetings with education sector stakeholders to validate and endorse the AESTF 2024-2025.Scope of Work:
Under the overall authority of the Officer-in-Charge of UNESCO Office in Kabul and the overall supervision of the Head of Education Unit, the consultant will be responsible for the following:
  • Support the GPE SCG project team at UNESCO Office in Kabul in developing the AESTF 2024-2025, including Theory of Change, Results, M&E and Costing Frameworks
  • Provide technical advice to the GPE SCG Project team on the AESTF 2024-2025 development, including Theory of Change, Results, M&E and Costing Frameworks
  • Support the GPE SCG project team in organizing the AESTF 2024-2025 technical consultations and endorsement meetings with education stakeholders.
Support the GPE SCG project team in preparing presentations for the AESTF 2024-2025 technical consultations and endorsement meetings with education stakeholders:
  • Participate in the technical consultations and endorsement meetings (the endorsement meeting is tentatively scheduled to take place outside Afghanistan by the end of January 2024. Further details to be confirmed).
  • Facilitate the technical consultations and endorsement meetings
Required Qualifications:
Education:
  • Advanced university degree in Education, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, or related fields.
Work Experience:
  • Proven expertise and at least 10 years of experience in education policy and strategy development, education sector planning, particularly in conflict-affected contexts.
  • In-depth knowledge of the education sector in Afghanistan and the specific challenges faced by girls and women in accessing education, especially in the current socio-economic and political context of Afghanistan.
Language:
  • Excellent command in written and spoken English.
Skill and Competencies:
  • Strong analytical and research skills, including proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis with a proven track record of producing high-quality reports.
  • Excellent communication, coordination, and interpersonal skills.Skill and Competencies: