Director of Global Engagement – Inclusiv Education


Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 25 Apr 2021

Unleash your passion for EdTech and leverage your existing relationships with international development agencies and education institutions. Deliver transformative advisory and technology services to clients and partner organisations so they can accelerate technology supported education and training, bringing new opportunity to excluded communities, and bridging the digital divide.

Inclusiv Education is no ordinary not-for-profit.
We’re transforming the lives of learners and excluded communities by increasing access to quality education and training opportunity through Education Technology. As a social enterprise of Save the Children Australia, we leverage global reach and demonstrate an impact that belies our 2-year history. Our mission responds to the challenges of achieving inclusive education for all children and youth. We build capacity and create lasting impact within the International Development sector through supporting EdTech in sustainable and context relevant forms, positioning teachers and trainers as the heroes of education and training.
Where you come in:**
In this full-time, permanent position based anywhere in Australia, you will represent Inclusiv Education’s service model to deliver the transformational potential of EdTech. Reporting to our Managing Director, you will utilise your keen influencing skills to assist organisations to advance EdTech in their strategies, programs and development approaches.

  • You will make an impact by:*

  • Accelerating the role of EdTech as a strategy to increase support to teachers, trainers and learners,

  • Ensuring EdTech’s promise to enhance inclusion, reach and cost efficiency is delivered on in the international development sector,

  • Realising overall better educational outcomes in formal institutional settings, vocational and tertiary training and,

  • Achieving training and capacity building objectives in a wide range of development arenas.

Does this sound like you?**
You are a natural leader and a strong communicator, able to effectively convey our mission and purpose to potential partners and clients. A creative and strategic thinker, you can find ways to enhance and grow the quality, capacity and overall volume of our partnership base. You may have had experience as a Country Director or similar in an International Development organisation. Oversight of the quality of program management and delivery will be a key responsibility in ensuring the value of our service and support to partners. Engaging and an active listener, you have a knack for bringing others on the journey with you and winning project funding in the process. In a young organisation with the backing of Save the Children and in a sector with large growth potential, you will leverage these skills to deliver growth in our EdTech project portfolio and meet revenue targets for Inclusiv Eduaction. Importantly, you want to make the world a better place through education and technology.

  • This role requires:*

  • Advanced partnership engagement and relationship management experience in an International Development environment,

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering on portfolio growth and revenue targets,

  • Experience developing and leading a successful marketing and communications plan to build an organisation’s profile,

  • Extensive experience in project management, including building a culture that contributes to strong account and relationship building,

  • Demonstrated operational capability, including budgeting and financial management,

Working at Inclusiv Education is more than just a job.**
It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for those deprived of learning opportunities and working with others who feel the same.
In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Competitive salary plus super

Sound interesting?**
We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the ‘Apply’ section.
Applications close Sunday 25 April 2021. Please note that the recruitment process for this role will be longer than usual. Applications will be reviewed at the end of April.
Position Description – Director of Global Engagement

  • At Inclusiv Education, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society – in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, cultures and beliefs – and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Inclusiv Education a great place to work.**We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.***
  • Inclusiv Education (as a social enterprise of Save the Children Australia) is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.*
    ***Inclusiv Education and Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.***

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