The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for implementing for a high-quality, results-oriented project focused on improving quality of education for children and youth in Cox’s Bazar. The Deputy Chief of Party will work with the COP to oversee the implementation of literacy and teacher training activities, work to strengthen local communities and government capacity to increase access to quality education, as well as activities to help schools prepare for natural disasters in Cox’s Bazar.
The position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
The Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for technical project management, supervision, and implementation of a high-quality program. S/he will ensure that all agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including government and private industry stakeholders, subgrantees and/or subcontractors); lead collaborative initiatives with private companies; and lead the preparation technical deliverables.
Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as relevant experience implementing education and literacy programs, preferably in Southeast Asia. Specific experience and specialization in the areas of literacy, teacher training, school feeding, creating/maintaining partnerships with local government, communities and CSOs; additional experience addressing disparities and access to girls’ education is strongly desired. Significant project management experience and leadership is highly desired.
Education: Master’s level degree required in international development, education, political science, or a relevant social science discipline.
Technical Applicants must have a minimum of 8 years’ experience working on education programs, including a minimum of 4 years’ of demonstrated managerial and/or technical team leadership experience.
Experience in the Southeast Asia region is required, and Bangladesh strongly preferred.