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Peshawar

POSTED 3 months ago

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Under the supervision of Project Manager, the Education Officer will make sure proper implementation of AGES (Advancing Girls Education and Skills) Project. The project will be implemented Peshawar, Swat and Buner districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The incumbent will be responsible for quality of the project through regular visits to the field. The Education officer will be coordinating with Government line department for any required liaison, managing good relationships with district department education department and leading the coordination meetings. The education officer will be a mentor for the implementing teams and will conduct regular trainings from time to time.  While mentoring the project team the officer will be conducting follow-up visits. Education Officer will also oversee the project activities conducted by partners in field.

II. KEY RESPONSBILITIES:

Under the supervision of Project Manager below are key highlights of Education Officer role; 

Technical Implementation and Planning:

  1. Being first level contacts with beneficiaries of project, communities, children (girls and boys) and elders, ensured that high level of sensitivities is maintained throughout the project.
  2. Development of field implementation and coordination SOPs and strategies with respect to project deliverables; and ensure that these guidelines are followed by partner staff.
  3. Development of detailed implementation plans of partner and CARE activities;
  4. Assess the capacity building needs partner staff on education technical component and develop session and undertake on-job trainings for partner team;
  5. Joint coordination meetings with partner and field team of consortium members with government, private sector, civil society and other stakeholders.

Networking and Partnership Building:

  1. Establish relationship with government line department at district and provincial level for smooth coordination and implementation of project;
  2. Development and coordination for Education Coordination Committee and conduct regular meetings with all relevant stakeholders;
  3. Attending meetings with relevant stakeholders as and when required
  4. Any other task assigned by the project manger
  5. Conduct field visits periodically to assess progress toward achieving objectives, ensure program compliance and effective implementation according to work plans and timely providing recommendations for improvement;
  6. Development of selection criteria and term of reference for committee formation, teacher hiring and student enrolment.

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building:

  1. Apply/introduce innovative approaches and good practice to build the capacity of project team, and stakeholders on education related topics;
  2. Working with partner staff and fostering their capacity through an encouraging and positive learning process;
  3. Development & implementation of strategies for gender, protection and training and orientation of project staff;
  4. Work out innovative ways to promote formal and informal learning at various levels with project staff;

Program Management, Monitoring and Delivery of Results:

  1. Undertaking field monitoring of project activities of partners in field in target areas;
  2. Participation in process of monthly/quarterly review meeting, and develop the action plans from the monitoring and reviews for improved implementation;
  3. Develop and prepare timely field reports of all project activities, monthly reports and ensure the documentation and archiving of project information from partner organization;
  4. Preparation of project presentations as and when required.
  5. Development and collection of success stories and case studies as well as human interest stories from field
  6. Review of partner reports before submission to Project Manager 

Key Internal Contacts

Project Manager and staff in the field 

III. CRITICAL TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

1.     Excellent working knowledge of Education Programming, principles and practical implementation.

2.     Demonstrated experience in education project implementation preferably community based

3.     Knowledge of existing good practice and current issues in education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

4.     Proven experience in education projects especially basic education and programs developed for adolescent girls.

5.     Excellent report writing and presentation skills

6.     Fluency in written and spoken English, local language (Pashto) is highly desirable.

IV. EDUCATION:

·         Master Degree preferably social sciences / development studies/ statistics.

·         Demonstrated 4-5 years of relevant experience with INGO/NGO

·          Pro-active, persuasive, ability to work under stress.

·          Sufficient experience in education related trainings field monitoring and report writing.

·          Assessment, analytical and planning skills 

·          Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player 

·          Fluency in written and spoken English, Pashtu.

·          Strong computer/internet usage skills

 

CARE believes in equal opportunities for all. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.