The Regional MHPSS Technical Advisor (MEEE RO MHPSS TA) is to use in-depth contextual
understanding of in MEEE region, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to provide a critical
link between the Save the Children s global and country level technical work, strengthening our
technical support at the regional level. The purpose of the MEEE RO MHPSS TA is to continue to build
a cohesive, well-coordinated and high quality response across multiple Save the Children country
offices in order to provide a holistic and integrated approach to addressing the MHPSS needs of
children and families affected by conflict and crisis in the region in general. The role supports regional
advocacy and influencing, while driving strategic partnerships for new business development. It
supports the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact,
while sharing learning across country offices, and ensuring quality of our programmes. The Regional
MHPSS TA supports the sourcing of technical assistance for country offices in both emergency and
development programming. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be
expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
The top 8 skills and experiences listed as bullet points including qualifications and right to work if needed.
At least 7 years experience of working internationally in MHPSS area in emergency or
development settings, including child trauma, resilience & recovery, child development, work
with parents & caregivers, and with communities.
Excellent knowledge and experience in using key tools and approaches, including the IASC
Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies.
Significant experience working in emergency response, protracted crises or fragile state
contexts (experience from the MEE region is a strong advantage)
Experience of context, capacity and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at
regional/international level in order to hold duty bearers to account to realise children s rights.
Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning,
strengthen civil society and mobilise resources.
Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works
and what doesn t work for children
Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting are: gender
equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming.
Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to
sustainable impact at scale.