Project Officer-Education

Category:
Development and Project Management
Location:
Gambella, Gambela 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:
As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE:

Under direct supervision of the Educate a Child Project Manager and education technical specialist matrix supervision, the EAC Project field based education project officer is responsible is responsible for the planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of EAC education project in line with and agreed plan of action and budget, donor, SC and government policies, requirements and procedures. S/he is also responsible for stakeholder management, which includes development through capacity building and support, of partners working on the project under supervision, documentation, monitoring and reporting of progresses of the project activities in the assigned districts. S/he will also serve as the technical person concerning EAC project at the field- district location, providing technical guidance and supports as necessary, including guidance on appropriately integrating EAC project into education regular education programs as relevant. S/he will be responsible to document implementation lessons, best practices and innovations to inform the successful implementation of EAC project activities. 

Position Detail:

 

Job Title

Project Officer-Education

Place of Work

Matar and Jikawo

Program/Unit

Education

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions

2(Two)

Length of Contract

1 year contract with high possibility of extension

Opening date

28-August-2019

Closing Date

13-JSeptember-2019

 

Key accountabilities

 

Planning and Reporting:

  • In close collaboration with woreda education offices prepare annual, quarter’s action plan, and ensures timely submission at the respective woreda level.
  • Provide follow-up and technical support for schools and woreda education offices ensure preparation of timely and quality quarterly and annual project progress reports on the prepared formats
  • Compile school annual plan, reports at the respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission for Gambella Field Office.
  • Prepare compiled quarter and annual plan, report of the project for relevant government bodies at their respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission.

Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

  • Ensure the EAC  project is implemented in ways responsive to teachers, the community, and children in line

with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance

procedures and provide guidance and technical support to Woreda Education Offices.

  • Ensures integration of activities of government stakeholders and the Improvement of Quality Basic
  • Education and Child wellbeing project and strengthen collaboration at woreda level
  • Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity building support for all stakeholders and WEO.
  • In close collaboration with the Project Manager and other support units (at Field Office level) , WEO and other government stakeholders, facilitate on time implementation of the project activities based on the action plan and ensure implementation quality
  • Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation

Supervision and Monitoring

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and government stakeholders, maintain strong

supervision and monitoring system to measure achievement and progress toward the project objectives

and expected outcomes and impacts

  • Conduct monitoring and supervision of the planned project activities implementation and provide

technical support to WEO and intervention schools to improve activities implementation quality

  • Strengthen participatory and collaborative supervision and monitoring system including active

participation of children

Staff Management and Mentorship

  • Strengthen team spirit and team work
  • Ensure that WEO schools understand and are able to perform their role based on the project objectives

and expected outcomes

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, facilitate recruitment and capacity building support of

consultants as appropriate.

  • In close collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, provide leadership and manage the performance of intervention schools

Capacity Building

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and other SCI and government stakeholders staff, identify gaps and facilitate capacity building training and other support for supervisors, teachers, directors students and other stakeholders
  • Arrange experience-sharing media among schools and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the required appropriate technical support is provided for directors, teachers, supervisors and students on time and strengthen team spirit and collaborative work.

Perform any other activities based on line manager’s assignment

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

 

Accountability:

§  Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

§  Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

§  Sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself/herself (and their team), takes responsibility for his/her own personal development and encourages others to do the same

§  Widely shares his/her personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

§  Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

§  Builds and maintains effective relationships, his/her team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters

§  Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

§  Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

§  Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

§  Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Job Requirements

ROLE PURPOSE:

Under direct supervision of the Educate a Child Project Manager and education technical specialist matrix supervision, the EAC Project field based education project officer is responsible is responsible for the planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of EAC education project in line with and agreed plan of action and budget, donor, SC and government policies, requirements and procedures. S/he is also responsible for stakeholder management, which includes development through capacity building and support, of partners working on the project under supervision, documentation, monitoring and reporting of progresses of the project activities in the assigned districts. S/he will also serve as the technical person concerning EAC project at the field- district location, providing technical guidance and supports as necessary, including guidance on appropriately integrating EAC project into education regular education programs as relevant. S/he will be responsible to document implementation lessons, best practices and innovations to inform the successful implementation of EAC project activities. 

Position Detail:

 

Job Title

Project Officer-Education

Place of Work

Matar and Jikawo

Program/Unit

Education

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions

2(Two)

Length of Contract

1 year contract with high possibility of extension

Opening date

28-August-2019

Closing Date

13-JSeptember-2019

 

Key accountabilities

 

Planning and Reporting:

  • In close collaboration with woreda education offices prepare annual, quarter’s action plan, and ensures timely submission at the respective woreda level.
  • Provide follow-up and technical support for schools and woreda education offices ensure preparation of timely and quality quarterly and annual project progress reports on the prepared formats
  • Compile school annual plan, reports at the respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission for Gambella Field Office.
  • Prepare compiled quarter and annual plan, report of the project for relevant government bodies at their respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission.

Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

  • Ensure the EAC  project is implemented in ways responsive to teachers, the community, and children in line

with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance

procedures and provide guidance and technical support to Woreda Education Offices.

  • Ensures integration of activities of government stakeholders and the Improvement of Quality Basic
  • Education and Child wellbeing project and strengthen collaboration at woreda level
  • Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity building support for all stakeholders and WEO.
  • In close collaboration with the Project Manager and other support units (at Field Office level) , WEO and other government stakeholders, facilitate on time implementation of the project activities based on the action plan and ensure implementation quality
  • Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation

Supervision and Monitoring

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and government stakeholders, maintain strong

supervision and monitoring system to measure achievement and progress toward the project objectives

and expected outcomes and impacts

  • Conduct monitoring and supervision of the planned project activities implementation and provide

technical support to WEO and intervention schools to improve activities implementation quality

  • Strengthen participatory and collaborative supervision and monitoring system including active

participation of children

Staff Management and Mentorship

  • Strengthen team spirit and team work
  • Ensure that WEO schools understand and are able to perform their role based on the project objectives

and expected outcomes

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, facilitate recruitment and capacity building support of

consultants as appropriate.

  • In close collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, provide leadership and manage the performance of intervention schools

Capacity Building

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and other SCI and government stakeholders staff, identify gaps and facilitate capacity building training and other support for supervisors, teachers, directors students and other stakeholders
  • Arrange experience-sharing media among schools and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the required appropriate technical support is provided for directors, teachers, supervisors and students on time and strengthen team spirit and collaborative work.

Perform any other activities based on line manager’s assignment

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

 

Accountability:

§  Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

§  Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

§  Sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself/herself (and their team), takes responsibility for his/her own personal development and encourages others to do the same

§  Widely shares his/her personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

§  Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

§  Builds and maintains effective relationships, his/her team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters

§  Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

§  Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

§  Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

§  Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

Honest, encourages openness and transparency

How to Apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl  and Apply

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

 

 

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