Creative is seeking a Systems Strengthening Component Lead for an upcoming project in Ethiopia which seeks to improve early learning and holistic development outcomes for pre-primary school children in emergency contexts through increased opportunities to participate in quality, play-based, Education Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programming. This will include strengthening the Government of Ethiopia (GOE), as conditions permit, as well as non-state actors to manage, regulate and provide ECCE programming.
The Systems Strengthening Component Lead will have overall responsibility for the quality implementation of activities related to enhancing the systems and guidance provided that inform the delivery of early childhood education programming by both state and non-state providers. This will involve engaging in complementary technical assistance to relevant stakeholders on systems management, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems, policy and process mapping, evidence-based planning and decision-making, HR management systems and financial resource management that are in support of enacting policy reforms in the areas of ECCE. S/he will lead the design and development of workplans that result in increased access to quality ECCE programming. S/he will work with project partners and stakeholders to design and develop policy research, and monitoring and evaluation that provide evidence of impact.
The Systems Strengthening Component Lead is expected to report to the Chief of Party and supervise a team of systems strengthening staff.