Project Director, USAID Advancing Evidence Base and Community Building in Education

Project Director, USAID Advancing Evidence Base and Community Building in Education

FHI 360

Washington, DC, United States

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Director to lead the anticipated USAID Advancing Evidence Base and Community Building (AEB-CB). The purpose of this contract is to increase the impact that USAID education investments have on learning and education outcomes by ensuring broad collaboration, learning, knowledge sharing, capacity development, and adaptation around USAID's education priorities. It will also work to track progress against and provide evidence for USAID's existing education learning agendas, as dictated by the Office of Education and relevant strategic documents.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Project Director is responsible for overall and day-to-day management of contract activities, involving multiple tasks across multiple locations. S/he should demonstrate high-level strategic vision for advancing evidence and knowledge in the field of international education, excellent management skills and experience leading complex projects, and high-level skills and experience in convening collaborative community(ies)/network(s), professional networks, consortia or related groups preferably in education but possibly also in another social sector.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • S/he will interface with USAID staff, donors, IPs, and a wide range of other organizations with priorities aligned to the USAID Education Policy;
  • Provides effective technical guidance and coordination to the overall project team and is responsible for the quality of all work products;
  • S/he will organize, directs and coordinates the planning and production of all contract support activities;
  • S/he will be responsible for staffing, project planning, project financials, and staff direction and oversight. Maintains and manages the relationship with USAID.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience working in education for international development;
  • Minimum of five years experience in managing education programming, minimum of five years experience creating, leading or otherwise extensively involved in a community(ies) of practice/network(s) or similar effort involved in supporting evidence, and knowledge sharing across organizations, with a focus on field application;
  • Master's degree in a related field required; Ed.D. or Ph.D. preferred;
  • Candidates speaking French, Spanish, or Arabic in addition to English preferred.

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