Local Education Institution Capacity Building Specialist, Maputo
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We are seeking a Local Education Institution Capacity Specialist for the USAID funded Early Grade Reading Assessment plus Quality Instruction and Management (EGRA+QIM) Project in Mozambique. The goal of this project is to improve reading outcomes for students in grades 2-3. The Local Education Institution Capacity Building Specialist is responsible for coordinating with national and sub-national government units to build capacity of central and local education institutions and personnel for improved education management (i.e. financial management, human resources, organizational development) and service delivery.
Required qualifications include: Advanced degree in education/human capacity building specifically related to participant training, coaching and mentoring, and institutional development. Minimum of 10 years of experience working in the education or human capacity building sector, five of them in developing countries.
Minimum of 5 years of experience coordinating closely with national and sub-national institutions and partners. In-depth knowledge of Mozambique's education system. Strong understanding of the national/sub-national policy and institutional context; especially as it relates to education management and service delivery. Superior written and oral communication skills in English are essential. Local candidate from Mozambique is preferred but will consider candidates from neighboring countries. Advanced working knowledge of Portuguese language is essential.
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