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Project Director - Remedial Education Activity

Organization:
VVOB
Location:
Zambia

Job Description

Job Description

Background

Teaching at the Right Level, an approach developed by Indian NGO Pratham, is an evidence-based approach to improving learning outcomes. Contextualized and known in Zambia as Catch Up, this approach was first piloted by the Zambian Ministry of General Education in 2016-17. It is currently being scaled up by the government to more than 2,000  with the support of several partners, with the possibility of scaling to all 9,000 primary schools in Zambia in future years. 

As Chief of Party you will lead all programmatic aspects of the Remedial Education Activity in Zambia, funded by USAID, ensuring that objectives are met on time and within budget. As a seasoned manager you mentor and guide project staff, you build successful relationships with all stakeholders involved in the program and you monitor all aspects of the project to better facilitate project learning and adaptation.  You report to the Country Programmes Manager and you are the direct manager of a team of project coordinators, education & other advisors yourself.  

Application Process

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy, upload your motivation letter and a detailed CV using the webform: https://www.vvob.org/en/werken/ind/chief-party-remedial-education-activity-zambia

Please note that the vacancy will be closed at the moment a candidate is selected for this position.

Shortlisted candidates will take a written test, go through an interview process and an assessment, before a final offer. 

VVOB firmly believes that quality education can only be achieved if equity is ensured. Qualities of people prevail, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or disability.