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Education Pillar Manager Job at Cotton on Foundation Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Education Pillar Manager

Jobs at:
Cotton on Foundation Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
26thMay 2017, 5:00pm.

Duty Station:
Masaka

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Job details:
Position title: Education Pillar Manager
Department Cotton on foundation Uganda
Location: Masaka
Reports to: Chief operating Officer
Number. of reports: 6
Duration: One year renewable based on satisfactory performers and funding availabilities
POSITION PURPOSE
The Education pillar manager (EPM) takes responsibility for providing management and strategic guidance on the technical program and management issues for the COF Education pillar and its support to institutions, communities and families in partnership with key stakeholders. The EPM serves as the leading technical voice on education and multi-sectoral approaches to education, program planning and design, management, monitoring and evaluation specifically; the EPM serves as technical resource and leads the development and implementation of the education pillar strategic frame work. The EPM undertakes situational and program analysis on education in southern Uganda and develops appropriate programmatic responses and approaches, speaks with authority on education technical issues and advocates for key issues with diverse constituency groups; develops and disseminates information and resources; cultivates and manages relationship with key stakeholders.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Education program planning and Management
  •  Education pillar- program management, Quality Assurance and Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Human and financial resource management
  •  Partnerships Develop and maintain linkages and networks international and external to the country programs
WORK CONDITIONS
The position is based in Masaka, and significant amount of time (approximately 50%) will be expected to be spent in the field supporting and guiding the program as well as developing! strengthening linkages with partners.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERINCE /BACKGROUND
  • Master‘s degree in education or other related field discipline from an accredited university
  •  The successful candidate will have about 7-10 years of experience in relevant senior positions of increasing complexity and responsibility for education management, supervisory technical experience working on education with an international NGO
  • Demonstrated work experience, including through knowledge of technical fields such as education assessment, education management and systems strengthening, and exposure to strategic education programming work at regional or national level in support of local organizations, facilities and communities.
  • Demonstrated experience in program design, planning and implementation, education reform and institutional capacity building.
  • Required technical skills e.g education management and leadership, education systems strengthening social development back ground to help carry out situation and program analysis and develop appropriate programmatic response.
  • Broad and deep understand of the full range of the education policy, child rights and institutional.
  • A strong track record of achieving demonstrated results of the ground.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ATTRIBUTES AND PERSONAL QUALITIES.
  •  Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability, proven integrity and good moral conduct.
  • Ability to plan manage staff to deliver quality results: focuses on results and delivers what is promised.
  •  Proven ability to working a collaborative environment with team members.
  • An ability to manage diverse teams to deliver programmed results within agreed timelines.
  • A willingness and ability to coach, mentor and other wises promote the development of staff.
  •  An ability to help others to plan and think strategically about their work.
  • Strong commitment to cotton on foundation's cause and values.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
The Education program manager will commit to implementing the quality Schools Model and ensuring that central and outreach programs will create further opportunities in life for children by;
  •  All children in the catchment areas receiving quality early childhood and primary education (at a minimum)
  • Proving access to education for students with special needs.
  • Protecting all children against abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Job application procedure
ADDRESSED TO:
The Country Manager,
Cotton on Foundation Uganda
Plot 6, Joseph Nsingisira Road
Bwala Hill, Masaka Municipality
P. O. Box 1494, Masaka, Uganda
To reach the above address by 26thMay 2017, 5:00pm.