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  • Posted on: 9 October, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come.

    Project Coordinator

     

    Job description

    The holder of this position will coordinate the design, management, quality and timely implementation of all Education for Life (LNGB) project interventions in Isiolo and Migori. S/he will be expected to actively contribute to the realization of Inclusive Education (IE) programme's team objectives; Providing staff and volunteers' duty of care, strengthening partnerships and programme networks, effective delivery of IE signature programme strategy and improved documentation of proven practices

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor of Education or Social Science degree: post graduate qualification in development, project management or related areas would be an advantage
    • Evidence of managing projects in education or related sectors
    • At least 3 years relevant experience in formulation, implementation and review of development strategies and effective project management
    • Experience in developing and implementing Education/child protection advocacy and campaign strategies
    • Experience working with most marginalized and disadvantaged communities
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member and with minimal supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Evidence of effective problem solving and organisational skills
    • Evidence of professionalism and high integrity
    • Evidence of openness to learning to improve own performance

    Project Officer

     

    Description:

    The purpose of the post is to provide leadership and management in the implementation of Education for Life project (Leave No Girl Behind) in Isiolo/Migori and contribute to the realization of Inclusive Education (IE) programme’s team objectives; Providing staff and volunteers’ duty of care, strengthening partnerships and programme networks, effective delivery of IE signature programme strategy and improved documentation of proven practices and knowledge sharing.

    Skills, qualifications and experience

    • Bachelor of Education degree with specialization in Accelerated Learning and/or Literacy and numeracy
    • Evidence of past experience in Teacher professional development, improvement of basic education, and/ or disability inclusion desired;
    • Experience in Girls Education programming is an added advantage
    • Experience in developing and implementing advocacy and campaign strategies
    • Evidence of having worked in a similar or related position
    • Knowledge on disability rights and inclusion practices
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member and with minimal supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Evidence of effective problem solving and organisational skills
    • Evidence of professionalism and high integrity
    • Evidence of openness to learning to improve own performance

    Method of Application

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