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Job Summary:

The Education and Systems Strengthening Team Leader (based in Kabul) will serve as a senior member of the project management unit (PMU) for the Accessible and Quality Basic Education Activity in Afghanistan. The Education Team Leader will manage a team of technical experts who will be responsible for the design of project activities. The Team Leader will lead the overall capacity building and systems strengthening components of the project. He/she will also play a significant role in introducing and implementing new technical approaches and policies. The Team Leader will report to the Deputy Chief of Party.

 

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Skills Required:

Time Management Skills

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

·        Excellent written and verbal skills in Pashto/Dari and English;

·        Excellent time management skills, including the ability to develop and monitor teamwork, plans, and manage competing priorities to ensure timely completion of tasks;

·        Strong problem solving, analytical and communication skills;

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage all the technical capacity development and systems strengthening aspects of the project at the central level;
  • Directly supervise the team of technical experts based in Kabul;
  • In close coordination with the technical experts and Field Implementation Managers, ensure that a capacity development and systems strengthen strategy is developed and executed;
  • Support the technical experts with the development and implementation of key approaches to build capacity and strengthen systems;
  • Manage the flow of information through coherent communication and information-sharing amongst the team members, the MoE, and with the PMU;
  • Contribute to sharing of lessons learned and best practices in relation to technical capacity development and systems strengthening aspects of the project;
  • Serve as the primary liaison for the project within the MoE;
  • Support the preparations of timely and accurate project reports for MoE, the donor, and CARE;
  • Respond to requests from MoE, donor, and supervisors as needed;

·        Accomplish any other job as and when required as assigned by supervisor.

  • In close coordination with the Deputy Chief of Party and M&E and Research Manager, contribute to the development and rollout of tools to measure the effectiveness of the capacity development and systems strengthening strategy.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

·        Graduate university degree in education, adult learning, instructional design, or a related field;

·        At least eight years of relevant work experience in the implementation of large-scale education projects;

·        Experience leading diverse teams of experts;

·        Experience in capacity development and systems strengthening;

·        Experience working with the Ministry of Education in Afghanistan strongly preferred;

·        Excellent written and verbal skills in Pashto/Dari and English;

·        Excellent time management skills, including the ability to develop and monitor teamwork, plans, and manage competing priorities to ensure timely completion of tasks;

·        Strong problem solving, analytical and communication skills;

·        Experience of working with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO), donor agencies, and/or government agency and a willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities;

·        Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and complex environment;

Job Keywords:

Education Team Leader

Submission Guideline:

CARE seeks an Education and Systems Strengthening Team Leader for an anticipated USAID-funded Accessible and Quality Basic Education Activity in Afghanistan. This procurement is expected to be a 5-year multi-million-dollar project that is designed to implement USAID’s Education Policy in Afghanistan to enable children to acquire the education and skills needed to be productive members of society and foster individual self-reliance.

Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Kabul Main-Office no later than April 17, 2020, candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to afgvacancies@care.org mentioning the exact job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with, and called for the interview. The interview dates, time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.

NOTE:

 

·       APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING,

 

·       PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

·       CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

 

·       CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

         CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK: http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

Submission Email:

   afgvacancies@care.org

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