Technical Director, Kampala

Last update 2024-04-20
Expires 2024-05-20
ID #2082503385
Technical Director, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified March 22, 2024


RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure quality of Ta RL and TI interventions across the program, including supporting staff to understand Ta RL and TI approaches and actively integrate evidence-based strategies in their technical, operational, and/or Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) work; Review project work plans, designing activities that target students and teachers, including age- and developmentally-appropriate activities, and activities that are responsive to and target marginalized youth; Coordinate effective partnerships with the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports (Mo ES) and other partners at the local, district, and national level; Strengthen the capacity of staff, partners, and stakeholders to integrate gender equity and other social inclusion considerations into intervention design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation; Support the MEL team in reviewing indicators, setting targets, planning for data collection, analysis, and reporting, and setting priorities around learning outcomes; Lead the development of quarterly and annual project reports and internal documentation as required; Disseminate lessons learned among program staff and stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, gender studies, youth development, international studies, sociology, or social sciences is required.

Master’s degree or equivalent preferred; At least 8-10 years of consecutive proven work experience in managing and providing technical leadership in large, complex projects in education, youth development, gender and social inclusion and/or integrated cross-sectoral programs: USAID experience preferred; Familiarity with Teaching at the Right Level and Targeted Instruction; Demonstrated experience and familiarity with the Ugandan pre-primary and primary education curriculum, continuous and summative assessment design, and program adaptation to achieve results; Solid contextual knowledge of barriers to pre-primary and primary education in Uganda; Demonstrated experience conducting gender and/or youth analysis, including qualitative data collection; Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to build personal relationships with staff, donor partners, and government stakeholders at all levels in a culturally sensitive manner; Program/project management experience working with rural, underserved populations; Demonstrated experience developing community engagement strategies and approaches, and building the capacity of staff and partners to operationalize these; Effective oral and written communication skills to make formal and informal presentations and compose professional and analytical reports and program documents in English.

Ugandan nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Technical director

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