Senior Education Advisor

Senior Education Advisor

Creative Associates International

Nepal

Position Summary:

The Senior Education Advisor will have overall responsibility for the quality implementation of technical activities related to educational system strengthening in both literacy and numeracy aspects of early grade learning and provide evidence-based, timely and responsive implementation leadership to the project to ensure program targets are met.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Senior Education Advisor will report to the Chief of Party (COP) and supervise the education technical staff.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Lead the Program’s early grade learning activities under the direction of the COP;
  • Provide technical design, implementation leadership, and oversight to interventions supporting systems strengthening that lead to improved access to quality education;
  • Improve the capacity of primary school teachers;
  • Increase accountability of local schools and local governments to parents and students.

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership and program management experience to strengthen the state and local government capacity to deliver improved access and quality of early grade learning activities;
  • Contribute to knowledge management (KM) system design and organizational integration that provides results pertaining to system strengthening planning systems, EMIS and improved performance management and accountability;
  • Contribute to monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) activities as they relate to systems strengthening and governance;
  • Define needs for local and international short-term technical support as required;
  • Maintain strong relationships and collaboration with the client and other implementing partners working on education system strengthening initiatives;
  • Ensures that best practices are integrated from ongoing projects as appropriate;
  • Provides management, leadership, mentorship, and supervises education technical staff;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in education or a closely related field;
  • At least 10 years of education project implementation experience. Nepal and/or South Asia region preferred;
  • Specific experience in primary education reform, education policy reform, and institutional capacity building from central to school level;
  • Ability to work closely with host country governments and local organizations and stakeholders at national, regional, and local levels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English; Nepali language skills highly desirable;
  • Strong team player and ability to mentor young professionals;
  • Experience managing diverse technical team;
  • Ability to work in Nepal;
  • Nepali nationals highly encouraged to apply.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • PhD in education, system strengthening, governance, or related field preferred;
  • Academic specialization in education is highly desirable;
  • Experience with USAID education policies, procedures, and projects is a plus.

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