Two positions with American Institutes for Research

May 30, 2008 at 9:26 am Leave a comment

Two positions with American Institutes for Research

The American Institutes for Research’s (AIR) International Development
Program seeks to enhance the capacity of developing countries to improve
their quality of life through education and social development. We have
worked in collaboration with local partners in more than 80 countries
over the past three decades. In partnership with others, we seek to
ensure children’s equitable access to all levels of education; improve
the quality and relevance of education; and empower individuals,
communities and institutions as agents of social and behavioral change.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, AIR is recruiting candidates for the
following positions for a proposed international education program in
Ethiopia. TO APPLY: AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits
package. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.air.org.
To apply, please go to http://jobs-airdc.icims.com and reference the
appropriate job number. EOE

Chief of Party
Ethiopia

A Chief of Party is sought in Ethiopia. The Chief of Party (COP) will
provide the vision, technical leadership and management oversight for
the project in addition to the supervision, administration and
implementation of the contract in the field. This individual will
establish and maintain systems for project operations, ensure that all
contractual deadlines are met and targets are achieved, maintain working
relationships with project stakeholders and partners and oversee the
preparation and submission of periodic progress and financial reports.
The COP will deal with partner organizations and coordinate with USAID
and other donors in all aspects of project planning, monitoring and
execution.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. level degree in
international education or related field. 10 years of experience
working in education in developing countries, with special emphasis on
teacher development and development and production of teaching/ learning
materials in Africa or other experience directly related to tasks in the
SOW. Eight to ten years of successful experience managing and providing
technical, administrative and financial guidance either as a COP of
similar senior-level position on international education projects;
experience in strategic planning, managing and directing a large staff
and multiple sub-contractors on complex projects; experience managing a
national intervention with large budget; and excellent written and oral
communication and strong interpersonal skills are required. Job # 5409

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Deputy Chief of Party
Ethiopia

A Deputy Chief of Party is sought in Ethiopia. The Deputy Chief of
Party (DCOP) will provide support to the COP for vision, technical
leadership and management oversight for the project. The DCOP will play
an essential role coordinating and managing relations with partner
organizations and institutions, monitoring and evaluation and impact
reporting. This individual will support and maintain systems for project
operations, helping to ensure that all contractual deadlines are met and
targets are achieved. The DCOP will deal with partner organizations and
coordinate with USAID and other donors in specified aspects of project
planning, monitoring and execution.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates will have an advanced degree in
education, management or related field; 8 years of experience working in
education in Africa or other field directly related to the tasks in the
SOW; and 8 years of experience working in education, human capacity
development and educational research. Candidates must have experience in
managing teacher development program interventions, especially in
primary education; an understanding of quality and gender issues in
basic education; and strong knowledge of the MOE, RSEBs, TEIs and
woredas. Excellent English oral and written communication skills are
essential. Candidates with proficiency or better level of Amharic;
knowledge of USAID regulations; and a detailed understanding of
Ethiopia’s education sector, planning and management and education
issues are preferred. Job # 5410.

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