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  • Posted: May 27, 2023
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    RTI International is a nonprofit organization headquartered in the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina that provides research and technical services.
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    LEGO Kenya - Technical Director



    • Provide technical leadership and assistance on the overall approach with a real focus on teacher professional development; as well as approaches for testing and scaling up teacher professional development approaches to improve learning outcomes 
    • Leads efforts to identify and incorporate best practices and innovations into programming and ensure that the best practices and innovations are documented and disseminated
    • Coordination of technical approaches, content development, and influence across field sites; ensuring lessons learned, practices and evidence are shared across camps,  settlements, and local communities 
    • Support program staff to use project data to track progress and engage in meaningful course correction discussions at regular and frequent intervals; as well as ensure data is tailored to facilitate similar discussions at the global and senior management level
    • Leads the development and oversees the implementation of technical quality assurance strategies and activities, including technical guidelines, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and supportive supervision  
    • Provide ongoing capacity building, training and technical assistance as needed of program staff, government counterparts, humanitarian coordination decision makers and partners to ensure high quality programs with a focus on uptake and use of effective teacher professional development approaches 
    • Oversee a team of education technical experts 
    • Represent the project’s evidence, lessons learned, and achievements in external meetings, panels and conferences; as well as participate in technical working groups as relevant. 
    • Give input to relevant communication materials such as fact sheets, briefs, papers, and presentations that can be disseminated and used for influence at the national and global level  
    • Conduct regular visits to project sites, as possible, to provide technical assistance and ensure proper implementation and monitoring of project activities as well as facilitate work planning and regular technical meetings for all project partners
    • Produce inputs to monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports for the Project Director and donors, as needed 


    • Advanced degree (PhD or MA) in education, or closely related field 
    • At least six years’ experience in education programming with a PhD or at least 10 years' experience in education programming with a MA
    • At least four years of experience with work specifically in crisis or conflict-affected contexts is required, preferably in East Africa
    • Significant prior experience with material development, active learning methodologies, and capacity building/training
    • Experience in social emotional learning interventions, monitoring and evaluation, and research in relation to Education is highly desired. Experience in strategy development and working across sectors or disciplines is highly desired 
    • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to develop relations with local counterparts, donors, and other stakeholders; 
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Fluency in English required
    • Ability to travel at least 30% of the time 

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