Recrutement de 01 Team leader / Education

Localité : Nigeria / Abuja
Domaine : Education
Niveau : BAC + 5
Entreprise recruteur : SOFRECO

Recrutement de 01 Team leader / Education

Niveau d'études: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expire le: 30-01-2024

Abuja, Nigeria
Team leader / Education, Nigeria (Abuja)

Contrat : Long-terme
Date limite de candidature : 30/01/2024
Lieu : Nigeria (Abuja)
Projet : Technical Assistance for Education and Youth Empowerment in the Northwestern Nigeria (EYEPINN)

In the framework of an EU call for proposal called Technical Assistance to Support the Implementation of Education and Youth Empowerment in North western Nigeria, Ginger SOFRECO is looking key experts to be part of a Technical Assistance Team, which specific objectives include:

To strengthen the education sector planning and policy framework implementation
To increase access to safe learning environments and improve the quality of teaching and learning for all, with particular attention to participation of girls.

Outputs of the contract comprise: Technical assistance provision, coordination support, support for curriculum development, M&E, communication, policy dialogue of the EU in the education sector, support in data management, review of sector plan.

Under the overall strategic direction of the EU Delegation and working in close coordination with the Federal Ministry of Education and its related agency(ies), the Team Leader will be the Head of the team. She/he will be required, inter alia, to provide leadership and high quality advice on critical policy and technical issues; interact on substantive and operational issues with team leaders of the other components of the programme, senior governmental, non-governmental and donor officials and stakeholders; and assume overall responsibility for the coordination, planning, budgeting, management, monitoring and reporting of project activities.

The Team Leader will ensure prudent and effective management of the assets as well as the human and financial resources of the project, ensure complete project documentation at all times, guide the preparation and submission of annual work plans, and prepare and submit timely progress reports as required. Mastery of education principles, concepts, practices, methods, and advanced techniques for the design, implementation, and evaluation of development assistance programs are required in order to apply new developments and theories of the field to major problems and accepted methods.

Duration 880 working days, 80% based in Abuja

Qualifications and skills:
Advanced university degree (Masters or Ph.D) in education, international development, or social sciences from a recognized institution or equivalent relevant professional experience is required;
Experience with EU funding instruments such as the European Development Fund (EDF) and EU funded development projects preferred.
General professional experience

Minimum Requirement:
At least 15 years post qualification experience in the area of Policy Studies, Economics, Development Studies, or other related fields;
Fluency and excellent communication skills in the English language.

Preferred Requirement:
Proven work experience in managing and monitoring the implementation of multifaceted projects in the field of education assistance and proficient working knowledge of the institutional reforms approach;
Proven work experience in managing and leading teams – excellent social skills;
Extensive experience in project management and in the design and implementation of education support programmes;
Proven experience in coordination, budgeting, planning, monitoring and reporting of activities of development support programmes;
Strong analytical skills, sound judgment, resourcefulness, ability to take initiative, capacity to work in a self-directed manner in a multi-cultural environment, and ability to create a team-based work environment;
Experience in working with large and challenging boards and/or coordination or steering committees and advisory structures;
Hausa fluency and cultural understanding an asset.
Specific professional experience

Minimum Requirement:

At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in planning, design, supervision, and management of large-scale education programmes at international level.
At least 2 years of this experience should be in implementing education or related development programs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Preferred Requirement:

Solid record of performance in increasingly responsible positions in a reputable institution and experience managing or implementing activities with non-governmental or community-based organizations; education-related projects including institutional and policy reforms in developing countries;
Proven knowledge and understanding of political economy analysis, governance and accountability issues associated with educational provision in developing countries;
Knowledge of EDF regulations and procedures will be an advantage;
Fluency in English – speaking, reading, and writing proficiency;
Excellent communication skills, strong operational, analytical, managerial, and excellent computer skills particularly in Microsoft Office applications;
Ability to provide advisory services to the EUD in order to promote the Commission’s goals and objectives to outside audiences.
Note: Expert will have to provide justification (work certificates or work contracts) for all required experiences listed above and include a precise accounting of the days worked.

Référence SOFRECO : 0F13211-LCA

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