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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
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    NewGlobe is growing and developing fast. The organization has been on a journey from proof-of-concept community school programs, to participating in national multi-partner public-private partnerships, acting as technical service delivery partners to statewide programs at scale, and ultimately supporting national government transformation programs. NewGlobe w...
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    Policy and Partnerships Director - New Opportunities (Bilingual English and French)

    What You Will Do

    • Report to the Regional Director, to help build partnerships, relationships and execute strategies to sustain our goals across the specific program.
    • Work closely with the Programme Development counterparts and regional leadership, be responsible for overseeing key government relationships and programming. To do this, you’ll lead government engagement, training and stakeholder meetings.
    • Ensure creation of governance committees according to core programming guidelines, and establish a regular meeting schedule.
    • Ensure thorough weekly and monthly reporting to the government begins and is continued under permanent programme leadership.
    • Manage and oversee all Policy and Partnerships program staff (focussed on Programme Management).
    • Manage the diverse strategic stakeholder management across multiple Government departments and levels within those departments; with prominent education ecosystem stakeholders, including but not limited to the local and national teacher labour unions; and important 'influencers’ to ensure the successful and popular launch of the government’s new programme.
    • Establish and implement short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures for the government relations support function; monitor and evaluates program effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement;
    • Map all key government officials, and create a plan for management of each;
    • Work with key stakeholders on consultative efforts to drive reforms in delivery of education to underserved communities;
    • Utilize lead management techniques and maintain a detailed and dynamic database of these key influencer communities while tracking progress of programme launch;

    What You Should Have

    • Bachelor's degree with superior academic performance;
    • Over 6 years’ experience in government program delivery or working in account management or as an engagement manager;
    • In depth experience building and systematically managing key complex relationships and accounts to ensure program delivery in a complex, multi-stakeholder program or project;
    • Previous experience working with a Ministry of Education on program delivery, preferred; If not within education, experience with another government delivery program or project, such as in health or ICT;
    • Confidence, authority, and level-headed decision making needed as the leadership voice for the program;
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal government issues related to the provision of primary education in the country would be preferred;
    • Ability to balance commercial interests and social benefits - a blend across business and political acumen, but also high emotional intelligence and relationship-building skills;
    • Experience acting as an on-the-record spokesperson;
    • Highly capable and thoughtful problem-solving skills; able to act as an intermediary and a solutions driven lead, to ensure effective collaboration and communication between the Government client and our organization;
    • Prior experience within a fast-paced, high-growth, metric-driven operational organization will be an advantage;

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