Entry Level Education Program Officer Job Opportunities – Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

Job Title:          Education Program Officer
Organization: KOICA
Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Korea International Cooperation
Agency (KOICA) is promoting amicable and cooperative relations and mutual
exchange by rendering support to economic and social development of partner
countries.

Job Summary: The
Education Program Officer shall assist in implementation of education programs
of KOICA and its partners, and play a key role in positioning KOICA
intervention as evidence based. The officer shall also establish procedures or
protocols for the operation and maintenance of the education programs and other
administrative tasks assigned by the country director. Under the direction of
the country director, the Officer will be responsible for monitoring and
ensuring high quality and timely inputs, ensuring that the project maintains a
strategic vision and that the project activities are implemented on time as
planned.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E
    activities of the project on regular basis; reviewing the
    quarterly/half-annual/annual reports and will be responsible for the
    collection and analysis of important data in relation to project
    activities.
  • The
    Officer will work closely with Government of Uganda ministries,
    International Organizations, NGOs, CSOs. Responsibilities &Duties
    Monitoring and evaluation of the education sector and make weekly reports
    to the country director.
  • Tasked
    with the compilation and preliminary analysis of the program and field
    data received from the various programs being run by KOICA under the
    education sector as well as implementing partner organization/s.
  • Provide
    support in the development of standard operating protocols/guidelines for
    education programs under KOICA and its partners.
  • Provide
    technical backup and support partner organization/s to execute the
    projects under education program.
  • Develop
    and support in implementation of evidence based data management practices.
  • Ensure
    education program interventions/activities of KOICA programs are ethically
    sound and get necessary approval/coordinate with the relevant authorities.
  • Support
    the World Friends Korea Volunteers in understanding their terms of
    reference on regards to dispatch to educational institutions.
  • Other
    tasks and administrative works, as assigned by the county director.  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor or Master degree in Education Social
    sciences, International development studies, Statistics, and/or relevant
    subjects.
  • Proven
    ability to analyze and report on program performance and impact.
  • Two
    to three years of relevant experience preferably in a similar position or
    in project planning, performance management, field survey in government,
    non-government organization or international organization.
  • Experience
    on research and a publication, education needs assessment, data
    management, as well as analysis and production of Reports.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively
    with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge
    of academic and/or vocational education curricula.
  • Good
    records maintenance skills.
  • Ability
    to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and
    findings.
  • Skill
    in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Program
    planning and implementation skills.
  • Knowledge
    of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Skill
    in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability
    to manage and facilitate educational programs.
  • Advanced
    writing and editorial skills.
  • Knowledge
    of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Proven
    ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing
    daily management demands.
  • Impeccable
    level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and organizational skill
  • Previous
    experience working with donor agencies is preferable  
  • Willingness
    to travel to rural communities of KOICA program districts.
  • Ability
    to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment with limited
    supervision.
  • Willingness
    to bring innovation, tackle challenges and produce deliverables within
    assigned timeline.
  • Communication
    Skills
  • Excellent
    communication and presentation skills in English and Luganda;
  • Excellent
    oral and writing skills in the above languages, a must;
  • Good
    computer skills:
  • Proficient
    in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, access & other applications of
    wide usage;
  • Good
    experience and effective use of internet communication gadgets, a must.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send those updated CVs and Cover letters to
koicauganda@gmail.com
Deadline: 15th April 2018
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