Education Technical Lead NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Programme Quality Director
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Education Technical Lead will provide
overall strategic leadership in the education sector, guiding relevant
programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda. The
jobholder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in education
programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation.
This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with
other key stakeholders across Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ongoing enhancement of World Vision’s education programming at
    strategy, programme and project design levels for greater impact on child
    well-being. This shall include:
  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all education programmes
    and projects, including strategy alignment and review processes.
  • Monitor programme and project quality at outcome and impact levels,
    facilitate evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote
    innovation for continuous improvement in programming impact.
  • Support relevant reporting functions, particularly at outcome and
    impact level, notably including the bi-annual Child Well-being Report.
  • Support effective implementation of education programmes and
    projects through:
  • Technical guidance and support to programme and project
  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and
    other key stakeholders, as required.
Networking and
  • Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and
    resource development:
  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora
  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Grant
    Acquisition Business Plan through active engagement with relevant donors.
Education sector
National Advocacy
  • Engage in national level advocacy:
  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for
    policy change with national-level government stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.
  • Act as spokesperson for WVU on education issues, as required
Team management
  • Provide effective management to Education technical team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Education Technical Lead job
    placement should preferably hold a Post-graduate degree in education (or
    related qualification).
  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and
    expertise in at least two of the following areas: literacy, life-skills,
    teacher training, early childhood development, education in emergencies.
  • At least five years’ experience in technical leadership and/or
    field-based programme management roles in education sector.
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor
    relations and proposal writing.
  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking,
    and coordination is essential.
  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.
  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview –
    ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an
    inclusive way.
  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent
    communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an
    evidence-based approach to programme design.
  • Proven facilitation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically
    up to 30% of the time, plus occasional international travel.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 31st December 2018
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