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Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor INECD

Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor INECD

Location:  Kigali, Rwanda

Early Childhood Development  Technical Advisor INECD



Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Development, Social Sciences, Education or in a closely related field is required;
  • At least seven years of experience designing, implementing, or supporting ECD and positive parenting programming, preferably in Rwanda is highly desired;
  • Excellent knowledge of holistic child development and understanding of global evidence, best practices, and gaps around early childhood development interventions. ;
  • Experience integrating ECD interventions into nutrition, health and other service delivery platforms is preferred;
  • Experience in disability and inclusion as applied in ECD programming in low-resource settings.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children experiencing deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability and their families, and
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda are highly desirable.


Qualified local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Employee Type:            Full-time regular


The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued



This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.



We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work. SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.


Application Information:

To apply, follow this link:

Deadline for receiving applications is 12th February 2021.


We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. **Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


To apply, please click here