Company Name:* World Vision Ethiopia

Posted Date: 2024-04-05

Deadline: 2024-04-15

Job Type: Full time

Salary: N/A

#Education

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Job Description

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Programming Quality and effectiveness:

  • Provide technical guidance to support quality education programming and implementation for partners within the consortium.
  • Take the lead and support the development of education related technical strategies, standardized/harmonized approaches, support roll out and provide technical leadership to consortium members.
  • Build relations with key education stakeholders and actively collaborate with USAID to effectively support program implementation and address operational and programmatic questions and challenges.
  • Ensure activities are gender-responsive and are respectful of student diversities.
  • Work directly with CoP and DCoP to ensure the quality of design and program implementation in particular considering sector quality standards such as USAID and INEE
  • Provide strategic leadership and coordination to program activitiesu202ffocused oninstitutionalcapacitystrengtheningin the education sectorand implementingteachertrainingsand community engagementtothoseschool communitiesaffected byemergency crisis andconflict.
  • Ensuring that needs are identified and the project address the identified needs, fill gaps and prevent overlap and duplication and to inform the development and delivery of the education strategy.
  • Actively seek innovative program improvements
  • Oversee synergies and cohesion between project components and activities.
  • Ensure priority cross-cutting issues are embedded in programming interventions.
  • Work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Director to ensure the project is contributing to all IRs across priority quality areas.
  • Contribute to the development of an M&E framework for the education program that monitors the impact of projects and progress towards stated outcomes.
  • Support the CoP/DCoP in proactively identifying potential implementation bottlenecks, key decision processes and decision-makers, and helping to expedite implementation of education system strengthening and sustainability measures as per relevant USAID guidance and strategies, annual work plans and country sustainability plans.
  • Collaborate closely with consortium partners to ensure quality implementation ofactivities.
  • Manage partners to ensure they deliver quality services on schedule and
  • Overseesynergies and cohesion betweenprojectcomponents and activities.
  • Provide strategic leadership and coordination of program activities focused on institutional capacity strengthening in the education sector.
  • Oversee design, delivery, and monitoring of the project’s overall technical approach and activity implementation.
  • Ensure that results-oriented program components produce high-quality deliverables and maintain relevant and timely reporting.
  • Effectively apply the USAID Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) and adaptive management approaches to promote innovation, improved methodologies, and project implementation.

Project Implementation:

  • Support program staff, MOE, consortium partners, private sector, Regional education Bureaus and district education offices in EiE preparedness, response and coordination (program quality, system analysis).
  • Support with project reporting, ensuring that updates and progress on related indicators and successes are included in project reports and annual work plans.
  • Closely work with MEAL focal points to strengthen Monitoring and Evaluation and use of data across consortium members to improve program performance and provide technical support.
  • Manage performance and provide mentoring, coaching, and training to technical and program staff.
  • Ensure a system of highly quality evidence base (data record and synthesis) is in place and findings are shared among consortium members and externally.
  • Conduct regular field visits to provide supportive supervision to all project and build capacity of staff within the education sector.
  • Learn and pursue new approaches/innovative ideas among partners and facilitate transfer and application of knowledge and experiences.
  • Collaborate closely withtheChief of Party to providetechnical leadership andexpertiseto ensure the fulfillment ofdeliverables.
  • Oversee design, delivery, and monitoring ofthe project’s overalltechnical approach andactivityimplementation.
  • Ensure activities are gender-responsiveand arerespectful of studentdiversities.
  • Regularlyinteractwith local partners, private sectors, and other humanitarian and development organizations to enable effective collaboration and cooperation within the educationsector.
  • Build relations with key education stakeholders and actively collaborate with the USAID to effectively support program implementation and address operational and programmatic questions andchallenges.
  • Effectively apply the USAID Collaborating, Learning,andAdapting (CLA)and adaptive managementapproachesto promote innovation, improved methodologies, and projectimplementation
  • Ensure regular joint programmatic monitoring visit is organized and project review sessions held among the consortium members
  • Regularly interact with local partners, private sectors, and other humanitarian and development organizations to enable effective collaboration and cooperation within the education sector.
  • Manage performance and provide mentoring, coaching and training to technical and program staff.
  • Build relations with key education stakeholders and actively collaborate with the USAID to effectively support program implementation and address operational and programmatic questions and challenges.
  • Oversee synergies and cohesion between project components and activities.
  • In consultation with the CoP participate and represent the consortium on various national technical advocacy platforms, taskforces, clusters as appropriate.

Coordination & Capacity Building:

  • Capacitate partners’ staff, MoE and REB staff on EiE, system strengthening, coordination and different EiE approaches.
  • Build staff and partners’ capacity on USAID education approaches pertaining to the project.
  • Provide capacity building support to consortium members and education personnel at various level on education priority areas including TARL/targeted instruction, and others mentioned in the proposal.
  • Conduct technical capacity need assessment among the consortium members and organize need-based training
  • Represent the consortium in Education Cluster Coordination and other external stakeholders, such as the donor, governments, and partners; disseminate learnings and best practices; and participate in technical working groups.
  • Contribute to MoE EiE strategy development and implementation representing the consortium.
  • Promote strengthening of cross‐sector systems collaboration in Ethiopia, based on the country context, including with protection, WASH and health.
  • In consultation with the CoP participate and represent the consortium on various national technical advocacy platforms, taskforces, clusters as appropriate
  • Manage performance and provide mentoring,coachingand training totechnical and programstaffacross the consortium members
  • Build capacity of staff and partners to ensure they have skills to deliver the project and objectives and meet donor and project implementation quality standards.
  • Support multiple consortium members technically where required.

External Representation:

  • Develop research and technical content related to foundational skills and systems resilience in collaboration with CoP.
  • Keep abreast of national and global trends in foundational skills development, especially accelerated/remedial learning.
  • With the support of the CoP, develop and implement technical external messages of the project.
  • Represent the consortium in the Education Cluster and other relevant working groups, task forces, seminars and related fora in the thematic area; and among donors, UN agencies, International NGOs, and national and sub-national government counterparts in coordination.

Job Requirements

Required Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree ineducation,social sciences, economics, international development, evaluation research, statistics, or a relatedfield
  • At leastten (10)years of experience of progressively increasing responsibilities intechnicalmanagement roles in the educationsector
  • At least 5 years experience implementing a donor-funded education program.
  • Experience in Teaching at the Right Level (TARL), Targeted Instruction, or other remedial/accelerated learning techniques.
  • Expertisein institutionalcapacitybuilding and technicalassistance
  • In-depthunderstanding ofthecontext, key actors, and challenges and opportunitieswithin theeducation sector inEthiopia
  • Expertiseinfoundational and soft skills development for primary aged children and overage learners Proven ability to effectively work and mentor staff in multiculturaland multilingualsocieties.
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with USAID, regional institutions and organizations, government officials, international donors, and civil societyorganizations.
  • Proven ability to adapt and innovate programming around real-time projectbarriers.
  • Experience with adaptive management approaches, collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) and overseeing MEL activities on donor-fundedprojects.
  • Fluency in written and spokenEnglish is required.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in the NGO sector.
  • Five+ (5+) years of experience demonstrating technical expertise in systems strengthening activities,
  • Sound knowledge and experience of on Education particularly in EiE Coaching and team building.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should follow the below application link to apply

https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WorldVisionInternational/job/Addis-Ababa-Ethiopia/Senior-Education-Technical-Advisor_JR31134-1

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