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Education Officer

About SDF:

The Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent organization established in March 2015, officially registered at the Ministry of Social Affairs as per license (99). As SDF has been present in Yemen since 2015, it has experience implementing emergency child protection and education responses, including women and youth empowerment. SDF has experience in handling large grants from international donors, such as UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, OCHA, WHO, SCI and ZOA. The Foundation has excellent national-level relations and has experience in coordinating with both national and international NGOs. It has offices, staff and community-based committees in Hajjah, Sana'a, Marib, Ibb, Hudidah, Dhamar, Almahweet, Al-Bayda’a, a6nd Hadramout as well as solid experiences engaging with local communities from whom it gained acceptance and with whom it has collaborated in the past. In addition to that, SDF creates livelihood opportunities and community-based protection.

Posted vacancy: Education Officer

Location: Main Office

Employer: Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) – Yemen.

Doner: UNHCR

Position Type: Full-time contract.

Position reporting to:Senior Education Officer.

Starting Date: ASAP.

Post date: July09th, 2024

Closing date:Julyr17st, 2024

Number of Positions: 1


  1.  In charge Scholarship programme.
  2.  Regular Reporting.
  3.  Support in survey and questioners’ selection collecting and reporting for both UNHCR and SDF Meal department
  4.   Monitor and evaluate service provider such as suppliers of material and services
  5.  Counseling of refugee children /students/parents and facilitate integration in formal and non- formal education as well as helping them to meet the requirement of enrolment by facilitating the enrolment of refugee children in LiteracyCenters.
  6.  Support quality comparison and selection of equipment, materials and services and ensuring they are to UNHCR’s quality standards in school furniture Activity.
  7.  Implementation of EiE strategies on the targeted schools.
  8. Using ERP and SDF information System
  9.  2019 focal Point of CWD
  10.  2020-2021 focal Point of Scholarship.
  11.  2020-2021 focal pointof Educate a child schoolfurniture procurement activity preparing the following documents (Technical Specifications - Bill of quantities - Technical Evaluation)
  12. Liaise with DAFI and UNHCR for scholarship announcements.
  13.  Support applicants by sharing scholarship conditions and Data.
  14.  Identify vulnerable refugee`sapplying for scholarships.
  15.  Supervise the host of scholarship application exams.
  16.  Liaise and SupportCommittee of scholarship interviews.
  17.  Coordinate with Universities to enroll, receive financial claims, and follow up students’ regular results and official documents.
  18.  Act as first point of contact for refugee adults wishing to enroll at universities.
  19.  Conduct visits to the project’s sites (Schools, Universities) as a part of regular follow-up and coordination
  20.  Manage scholarships for refugee studentsincluding already enrolledand new enrolment.
  21.  Follow up the financial procedures of scholarship packages includes tuition package fees, transportation, monthly living allowance, and one-time annual payment that cover books and outfitcosts, and graduation and certificate allowances at the end of the scholarship.
  22.  Supervising student union elections and activities.
  23.  Supervising Scholarships trainings.
  24.  Monitor student’s attendance and performance at universities.
  25.  Support counselling to prevent dropoutsamong scholarship students.
  26.  Support graduates and provide them with internship programmes.
  27.  Conduct field visits assessments for school furniture Activity.
  28.  Follow up resource rooms teachers to support children with specific needs to develop their skills and /or to overcometheir learning difficulties.
  29.  Support equipment delivery process and make sure the equipment meets the requirements in the assessment
  30.  Monitor and evaluatethe use of equipment, materials and services.
  31. Support training for health groups on dealing with emergency evacuation and shelter, first aids, and psychosocial support for 200 students.
  32. Coordinate with 20 school health workers to implement health-related activities on educating peers.
  33. Translate reports and otherdocumentations from Englishto Arabic and vice versa.
  34. Develop the reporting about the challenges, achievements, and suggest solutions for the field problem.
  35. Ensure that the progress reports are timely of high quality and serve to inform management decisions.
  36. Apply assessment, quality compression part of technical evaluation team and M&E the material when distributed follow standard procurement procedures.
  37. Any other tasks assignedby senior educationofficer.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree any a related field with at least 2 years of practical experience in Education preferably with NGOs.
  2. Fluency in English (written and spoken) is a mandatory requirement.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  5. Proficiency in using computer systems and software applications for data management and reporting.
  6. ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

Professional StandardsThe SDF workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in SDF Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equity. In accordance with these values, the SDF operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation, and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

·How to Apply:

·· Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are required to apply through the link: (Click Here) not later than, July17th, 2024.).

·· RECRUITMENT IS URGENT: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as applications and CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A ROLLING BASIS.


  1.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  2. Qualified candidates from the project' targeted governorates will be given a priority.
  3. Any Candidate Provide incorrect information will be eliminated.