Global Education Technical Director

Global Education Technical Director

RI - Relief International

Washington, D.C or London

Position Summary:

RI is looking to expand its educational programming in emergency, protracted relief and recovery, and development settings in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The main focus of the Education Technical Lead will focus on program design (including work in supporting new business development); technical advising during program implementation (including on activities and M&E); and facilitating learning within the organization from lessons learned on RI projects and best practices within the Education sector globally.

Areas of Expertise:

RI wishes to identify an Education Technical Lead with demonstrated experience and expertise in:

  • Education program design and new business development, most notably for the European Union (EU), the United States Government, including USAID and the Department of State, DFID, and UN Agencies including UNICEF and UNHCR
  • Design and implementation of education programs in fragile states and for refugee and IDP populations; expertise in non-formal, informal, and formal education
  • Technical writing for education proposals, M&E design, program reports, and strategic global planning to expand education portfolio
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in education programming
  • Working through and with host-country government curricula, standards, and requirements including Ministries of Education and Social Development
  • Designing and performing needs and beneficiary assessments and overall M&E plans for projects
  • Educational programming in emergency, protracted crisis, and development settings in the following sub-sectors:
    • non-formal and informal education
    • literacy programs
    • remedial programs
    • accelerated learning programs
    • youth programming
    • vocational programming
    • primary and secondary education
    • Teacher professional development
    • Curriculum and instructional/learning materials development
    • Classroom assessment
  • Providing thought leadership in leading Education networks and lead internal education learning with RI

Qualifications & Requirements:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in demanding and often difficult environments.

  • Master’s degree in Education, Child Development, International Development (with some course work in education), or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience in the Education sector working on donor-funded projects; with a minimum of five years in fragile states
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the education sector supporting project teams on full project cycle technical needs (design, implementation, M&E, and lessons learned), experience in emergency or protracted crises setting required with EU and USAID experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently in high-stress environments
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Speaking and writing fluency in English is required, language fluency in additional languages is preferred
  • Excellent time management skills, resourcefulness, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work virtually with team members spread out around the world
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to think critically and creatively

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