Position : Coordinator

Department :Education

Level : Head of Department

Type of Employment : Contractual (2 years Contract, extendable)

Reports to : Chief Executive Officer

Application Deadline : December 31, 2013

Job Summary:

Overall responsibility on supervision of education programs and projects, monitoring and evaluation of education activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establish short and long-term strategic goals in Education programs including Training, Institutional Development and Early Child Development to support organizational objectives.
  • Investigate needs and feasibility of relevant program interventions in compliance with Eminence’s strategy.
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategy for relevant programs.
  • Lead the assessment, research and design of project proposals, concept notes etc.
  • Identify priorities in the design of work plans, and establish a timely and participatory work planning process.
  • Monitor risk factors, supervise and supports project staff and consultants in achieving program objective and outcome.
  • Responsible for the supervision of Monitoring and Evaluation for the projects.
  • Ensure that procedures are established and adhered to for Training, Institutional Development and Early Child Development related activity development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, procurement and budgeting.
  • Ensure timely progress against schedules, achievement of deliverables, and quality of results.
  • Enhance capacity of the department including the development of Proposal, Concept, appropriate Materials and Training programs for successful implementation of the projects.
  • Create and maintain good working relationships with all partners, including the funder, government counterparts, local organizations, and program partners.
  • Develop strategic partnerships at national level and attend key events, meetings to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Develop knowledge management systems to share lessons learnt, best practices and ensure lessons feed into program development and policy interventions.
  • Ensure timely production and submission of progress reports to Eminence/ Partners.
  • Lead and facilitate internal organizational analysis and reflection of capacities.
  • Lead the team ensuring departmental function is efficient and effective.
  • Ensure effective collaboration between programs and Finance, HR and Administration.
  • Provide guidance and motivation to build strong team work and retention.

Requirements:

Education:

Post Graduate degree in Social Science preferably in Development Studies/ Education.

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in related programs in which 3 years as a leading position.
  • Knowledge on integrated Early Childhood Development program.
  • Sound knowledge in training, curriculum development and educational administration.
  • Experience working with local or international partner organization or donor agencies on large-scale programs.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge in developing proposal, concepts, strategies and interventions to address nutrition and development issues.
  • Knowledge in program design, implementation and M&E.
  • Excellent knowledge in project management and frameworks.
  • Sound understanding of the international programming in developing sector.
  • Knowledge of individuals, donors and networks making significant contributions in the global response of development.
  • Sound understanding of the funding landscape.

Skill:

  • Strong network and interpersonal.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to deliver results.
  • Excellent skill in verbal and written communications in English particularly in preparing issue-based papers or reports.
  • Skills in training, process facilitation, strategic planning and partnership building.
  • Excellent project management skill.
  • Presentation skill and computer literacy.
  • Leadership skill.

Attitudes:

  • Passionate about development of Bangladesh and Eminence’s vision and mission.
  • Approachable, flexible, creative and supportive.
  • Diplomacy, tact and Strong judgment – able to assess situation, take responsibility and act accordingly.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels.
  • Patience and perseverance.
  • Great team player and manager.

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