Asesor Nacional de Educación

PROPOSITO GENERAL:

Gestionar el programa técnico de educación a nivel nacional mostrando la teoría de cambio del programa, los requisitos operativos claves (como modelos de proyectos, indicadores estándares, socios nacionales y locales, plataformas de intervención, integración programática, interdependencia con otros enfoques vinculados a la defensoría local y a las políticas públicas) así como las formas para generar y compartir el aprendizaje. Es responsable de demostrar la contribución del programa de educación a la prioridad estratégica a la vez que apoya al personal regional y local de programa en su trabajo de implementar el programa técnico.

FUNCIONES PRINCIPALES

1. Dirigir toda la implementación a nivel nacional del programa técnico de educación incluyendo:

a. La calidad programática de cara al cumplimiento de la meta del PT Educación

b. La gestión de relaciones nacionales o locales (cuando necesario) con socios sectoriales y ministerios de gobierno.

c. La gestión de actividades nacionales de los Programas Técnicos fuera de los PA

d. El apoyo al personal relevante de PA para implementar actividades del programa técnico de educación dentro de su Programa de Área.

2. Rendir cuentas del avance y resultados vinculados al programa técnico de educación, tomando en cuenta los avances y resultados de los Programas de Área pertinentes.

3. Operativizar la transversalización de la incidencia en políticas públicas a nivel nacional en el conjunto de acciones del programa técnico de educación.

4. Apoyar la recaudación de fondos de fuentes alternativas al patrocinio con la perspectiva de fortalecer o complementar la implementación del programa técnico de educación.

5. Supervisar matricialmente a los especialistas regionales de proyecto técnico de educación, con el fin de asesorar y acompañar la implementación programática.

PERFIL DEL OCUPANTE

Área o Especialidad:

* Lic. Educación, Filosofía, Pedagogía, Psicología, CienciasSociales.

* Maestría en psicopedagogía, primera infancia, políticas públicas en educación u otras relacionadas al puesto.

Destrezas Técnicas:

* Certificación en paquete de ofimática Windows (o experiencia probada como usuario semi-avanzado)

* Certificación en Project Management/ Gestión de programas/proyectos

* Certificación de Formación Metodológica, formador de facilitadores de la formación profesional y/o tutor para la formación en ambiente virtual.

* Inglés (intermedio/avanzado)

Experiencia:

* Mínimo cinco (5) años de experiencia en el sector humanitario, ONGs, proyectos educativos o gobierno.

* Conocimiento demostrado del contexto regional y nacional; incluyendo amplio manejo de las políticas y programas Ministeriales

* Experiencia en relacionamiento con actores claves del sistema educativo (Ministerio, sociedad civil, ONGs y otras instituciones)

* Haber trabajado o conducido investigaciones sociales vinculadas al sector educativo.

Capacidades Centrales:

* Lograr resultados y servicios de calidad.

* Liderar planificaciones a corto y largo plazo de forma efectiva.

* Practicar la innovación y el cambio.

* Practicar la responsabilidad e integridad.

* Desarrollar direcciones estratégicas basadas en investigaciones cuidadosas.

* Entender el sector humanitario.

* Identificar tendencias y cambios en la industria humanitaria.

* Claramente articula la historia de WV y las áreas de negocios claves.

* Comunicar la información efectivamente.

* Pensar clara, profunda y ampliamente.

* Entender la misión y las operaciones de Visión Mundial.

* Aprendizaje y reflexión.

* Apoyo a la efectividad del equipo.

* Liderar reflexión y aprendizaje programático.

* Modelar un pensamiento global y acción local.

* Tratar a otros con honor y respeto.

* Desarrollar redes de relaciones efectivas personales.

* Compromiso comunitario y asocio.

* Utilizar en enfoque de coaching para proveer apoyo.

* Mostrar una vida y un trabajo centrados en Cristo.

* Comunicar un sentido de llamado al ministerio y liderazgo.

Project Manager -UPLIFT Education Project

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Project Manager –UPLIFT Project

Reporting to: Associate Director –Grant Management

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position:

To provide expert and experienced technical oversight and guidance to the Urban and Rural Programme for Learners’ Inclusion, Foundation and Transformation through Education Action (UPLIFT- Education Project). The overall goal of the UPLIFT-Education project is to contribute to the empowerment of children and youth in Zambia through increased access to inclusive and quality education.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Technical Programme Support

  • Ensure project implementation is in line with the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) National Strategies and relevant standards and policies.

  • Collaborate with key education system actors for effective implementation of the UPLIFT project.

  • Assess and support quality activity implementation of the project to ensure that the Programme is within scope, time and budget.

  • Ensure recommended project models are contextualized for effective implementation.

  • Ensure close collaboration of the consortium (World Vision Zambia being the lead, FAWEZA as Co-Applicant and World Vision Australia (WVA) as Associate

  • Support the design and implementation of project interventions.

  1. People Management

  • Facilitate Training of Trainers (TOT) of partners, WVZL and FAWEZA project staff, and other stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of the project.

  • Support staff orientation and participate in building capacity of technical staff through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency

  • Provide input in performance appraisal of Programme staff for increased accountability

  1. Networking, Collaboration and Liaison

  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings including Ministry of General Education’s Education Work Group, Joint Annual Review Meeting (JAR), and other meetings for alignment of National priorities.

  • Build and maintain relationship with internal and external partners/stakeholders for enhanced collaboration and sustainability

  1. Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • Utilize and adapt learning from monitoring and evaluation processes to inform programming.

  • Consolidate and review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for timely submission.

  • Collaborate with MoGE teams in program design: adaptation, implementation, learning and knowledge management, documentation, evaluation and transition.

  • Document and share project lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.

  1. Other

  • Show spiritual maturity, integrity and energetic personality, through attendance of daily devotions and other spiritual nurture programmes.

  • Other duties as designated by the Line Manager or his/her delegate.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Education or relevant field with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field.

  • University Degree in Education or relevant field with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field.

  • Experience in a complex, international organization preferably NGO context

  • Proven skills and experience in Project Management and Programme Development is preferred

  • Experience in Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation and Report Writing is essential

  • Experience in managing a similar project funded by European Union Preferred

  • Substantial experience managing Education projects

  • Must have excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison and donor engagement skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, and liaison and donor engagement skills.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams.

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 40 % of the time.

NOTE:

World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 31st January 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Project Officer- Education

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Project Officer – Zambian Education School-based Training (ZEST) Project

Reporting to: Technical Programme Manager-ZREAD

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position:

To assist in implementing, coordinating, and monitoring the Zambian Education School-based Training (ZEST) Project in line with the Project Strategy.

Major Responsibilities:

Program Development and Implementation

  • Provide technical support to the scaling up of ZEST activities and ensuring alignment with Project Strategy

  • In liaison with the Project Coordinator, manage the quality implementation and monitoring within scope, time, and budget.

  • In liaison with the Project Coordinator, produce consolidated annual/semi-annual reports for sharing with other stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Education at National, Provincial, and District levels to ensure the project's successful implementation.

  • Support documentation and dissemination of promising/best practices for future programming.

  • Support the development of a data repository for the project for better knowledge management and utilization.

Local Partnering and Networking

  • Collaborate with local-level stakeholders for effective programme implementation and sustainability.

  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings at the district level for alignment of national and local priorities.

  • Hold district review meetings on project implementation with the DEBS.

Capacity Building

  • Facilitate capacity building for teachers in active teaching and learning approaches through school-based continuing professional development (SBCPD).

  • Facilitate capacity building for enumerators during ZEST evaluations

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • Collect monitoring data in a collaborative and systematic way

  • Facilitate joint project monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.

  • Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved project decision making.

  • Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems.

  • Participate in documenting and sharing project lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Education with a minimum of five years’ experience in Education.

  • Degree in Education/Development/Project Management with a minimum of three years’ experience in the relevant field.

  • Experience in School-Based Teacher Professional Development

  • Teaching primary school grades will be an added advantage

  • Experience in Education Program Management in a complex, international organisation, preferably NGO context

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing essential

  • Must have excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills

  • Training and facilitation skills a must

  • Must be a committed Christian, stand above denominational diversities, participate and lead daily devotions, as well as weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically.

  • Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80%

NOTE:

World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 31st January 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Technical Program Officer for Educaiton

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

World Vision International is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working for the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. We are global community with a purpose to bring about positive change in the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work with us because they want to bring in the change. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.

Are you ready to be a change maker?

Position: Technical Programme Officer for Education

Location: Zonal Office, Siem Reap Province

Number of Position: 01

Salary Range: 970 USD 1,212 USD

Position Purpose:This position provides technical support and guidance in the adaptation and implementation of technical programmes (TPs) in collaboration with TP Manager and in coordination with technical team, M&E quality assurance and other relevant units.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Technical support and guidance of the Adaptation and implementation of technical programmes (TPs) following the TP quality standards and requirements.

  • Advocacy and external engagement positioning WVI-C as leading organization technical programmes at zonal level.

  • Capacity building for AP technical staff in alignment with the TP.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in education or relevant social science, or similar disciplines,Masters preferred

  • Understanding of the Education Sector in Cambodia policies, challenges, issues, reform agenda, MoEYS Action Plan/s, etc.

  • Particular understanding of issues around literacy and learning outcomes in Cambodia.

  • For the EdLS sector this includes becoming certified as a “Master Trainer”in 1-2 of the EdLS subject areas.

  • Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional development

  • Strong organizational and coordinating skills

  • Ability to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government, NGO, bilateral donor, and UN Agency peers.

  • Excellent communication skills in Khmer and English (written and verbal).

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)

  • Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office, knowledge of IBM Lotus Notes is preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate servant leadership and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

All applications should be sent in soft copy (word document or PDF)

World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified womenand disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.