Hiring: apply to be our Early Childhood Development Specialist (CLOSED)

Published March 16, 2021

Closing date: 11 April 2021
Start date: May 2021

Full job description: may be downloaded here.

Since 1965 the Bernard van Leer Foundation has been working worldwide to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a good start in life. We inspire and inform large-scale action that improves the health and well-being of young children – especially the most vulnerable – and the people who care for them.

To be able to fulfil this mission, we are seeking a passion-driven and motivated Early Childhood Development (ECD) Specialist to join our Knowledge for Policy team. The ECD Specialist will provide advice, support and technical assistance to our partners implementing scaling partnerships, build capacity on ECD both internally and external, and help establish and nurture strong relations with our networks.

Interested in applying?

Please complete your application online through Applied, an online recruitment platform whose mission is to help organisations hire the best person regardless of their background.


You will be asked to submit 250-word answers in English to 4 questions related to the work of this role. We will review these and make a shortlist for the first interview, without knowing anything else about you – your name, country of origin, past work experience or where you went to school.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please contact Agnes Buis, Human Resources Officer at agnes.buis@bvleerf.nl.