Position: Project Coordinator
Location: National Office – Lusaka
Project Cycle: 41/2 Four and half years
Type of Contract: Three years renewable
Purpose of the position:
To coordinate project design, and ensure implementation as well as capacity building of Education Support Teams (EST) and monitoring of the Zambian Education School-based Training (ZEST) Project in line with the Project Strategy and contribute to WVZ child wellbeing objectives.
Project development and Implementation
Provide technical support to the development, trialing and scaling up of ZEST activities ensuring alignment with Project Strategy
Ensure quality implementation and monitoring within scope, time and budget.
Produce consolidated monthly, annual/semi-annual reports for the Project for sharing with other stakeholders
Collaborate with the Ministry of Education at National, Provincial and District levels to ensure successful implementation of the ZEST Project.
Support documentation and dissemination of promising/best practices for future programming.
Support the development of data repository for the project for better knowledge management and utilization
In collaboration with MoGE FPP, support DRCC in Building capacity of Education Support Teams through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency.
Facilitate building capacity of Education Support Teams to ensure project activities are rolled out and effectively implemented
Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
In collaboration with ZREAD DME Specialist, facilitate project evaluations - Baseline, Midline and Endline, i.e. development of consultancy TORs and advertising, offer of consultancy
Collect monitoring data with MoGE in a collaborative and systematic way
Facilitate joint monitoring with MoGE and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.
Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved project implementation and decision making
In collaboration with ZREAD DME Specialist and MoGE, conduct project review for improved quality of programming
Work with ZREAD DME Specialist to input data databases and develop information management systems.
Participate in documenting and sharing project lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.
Other duties as designated by the ZREAD Technical Programme Manager or her delegate
Qualifications/ Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills, Competencies and Experience
Degree in Education/Development/Project Management with minimum 3years’ experience in relevant field
Master’s Degree in the relevant field or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 3 years’ experience in the relevant field
Experience in School Based Teacher Professional Development
Primary School Teacher qualification and teaching primary school grades will be an added advantage
Experience in Education Program Management in a complex, international organization 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
Working Environment / Conditions:
Office-based 30% : field 70%