Job Title: Field Officer
Work location: Gokwe South
Purpose of position:
Implement project’s field level activities in the district of operation for the improvement of learning of girls and boys in school (or out of school) in accordance to the project goals and targets.
Conduct mobilisation and sensitisation of the project during implementation.
Identify specific needs of school community beneficiaries and participants, as guided by the project’s theory of change
Work with MoPSE district staff and office and community structures in identifying activities that could improve children’s learning.
Ensure functional community and school based systems that promote quality education access for girls and boys.
Develop district field based activity plans to inform project implementation, and budget requirement and management, as per project planning and review cycle.
Implement project activities in accordance and adherence to laid out standards and procedures (work plans, and policies).
Develop local systems and structure capacity for sustainability of project interventions.
Perform basic regular project monitoring, as per developed monitoring system for project.
Maintain an accurate up-to-date field activity source of data at district level, as per implementation monitoring data collected.
Use the monitoring information to guide activity plan development.
Contribute to the identification and adaptation of project implementation of district level government programmes that contribute to improved numeracy and literacy of girls and boys.
Contribute to the development of M&E systems, tools and processes at district level.
Contribute to the assessment, informing, and advising project on any district context changes and possible options to changing context.
Produce quality and timely reports and updates as per specific request.
Qualification and skills:
Degree in Education (with teaching experience) an advantage; Social Science or Development Studies degree acceptable.
Experience in Education projects, especially on improving numeracy and literacy is an advantage.
Good understanding of numeracy and literacy issues and usage of learning assessment tools
3 years plus experience with NGO and community development.
Stakeholder and community engagement skills, multi-tasking, ability to meet deadlines, interpersonal, team player, and self-driven competencies are essential.
Willingness to stay most of the time in the posted district and ability to speak the local language.