Education and Life Skills Project Officer
Education & Life Skills Project Officer – Job Summary
To coordinate, facilitate implement and monitor Education & Life Skills projects within the Cluster through capacity building, networking, partnership and participation of the communities
The position will be based in any of the following locations: Krachi, Nkwanta, Ga West, Mpohor Wassa, Ashanti, Kintampo, Sekyere East, Saboba, Gushiegu, Bawku and Savelugu.
S/He reports to theCluster Programmes Manager of any of the following locations.
Carry out needs assessment and reviews in communities to determine development interventions that are required.
Coordinate the preparation of Education & Life Skills projects plans and budgets within the cluster.
Ensure availability of qualitative and quantitative Education and Life Skills data and information.
Build capacity of Development Facilitators, volunteers, communities, Church and Government partners and other partners in Education and Life Skills issues.
Participate in children mapping and monitoring processes in communities to ensure participation of children and their families in Area Programs activities this includes Registered Children and the most vulnerable.
Facilitate communication between Registered Children and their sponsors and ensure that Sponsorship Key Performance indicators are met in the different Area Programs forming the cluster.
Participate in Registered Children registering, monitoring and data processing for marketing.
Ensure implementation of Audit and Risk Assessment recommendations in Education & Life Skills projects and their impact areas within the cluster.
Facilitate and report (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually) on Education activities, outputs and outcomes in Area Programs communities.
Ensure representation of World Vision cluster office at District and Regional events related to Education where World Vision is invited and report on them to the cluster programmes manager.
Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies
A degree in Education preferably Social science, Arts-Languages, psychology or early childhood.
Three years’ experience in working on an Education Project.
Deep understanding of community-based approaches, including clear involvement of children, women and People with Disabilities.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Proven ability to communicate on Education topics with diverse groups.
Ability to support in the development and roll out of Education programs/projects.
Good development and facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups/ partners.
Strong communicator at all levels with interpersonal skills, ability and commitment to listen to others.
Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of the poor in rural communities.
Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.
Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.
Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
Monitoring, reporting and proposal writing skills