BRAC International Associate Director - Education and Adolescent Empowerment Jobs in Kenya

BRAC International Associate Director - Education and Adolescent Empowerment Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Vacancy title:
Associate Director - Education and Adolescent Empowerment

Type: Full Time , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at:

BRAC International

Deadline of this Job:
18th November 2019

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 07, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

BRAC is a development organisation dedicated to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor, and helping them to bring about positive changes in their lives by creating opportunities for the poor.

Our journey began in 1972 in the newly sovereign Bangladesh, and over the course of our evolution, we have been playing a role of recognising and tackling the many different realities of poverty. We believe that there is no single cause of poverty; hence we attempt tackling poverty on multiple fronts. .

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Education, Youth and ECD team, and oversee the implementation of programme strategy, work plan and initiatives.
  • Develop transformative technical approaches for education, youth and ECD and promote innovation for learning.
  • Assist country management on develop strategic direction to country education, youth and ECD programme, by ensuring transformation of BRAC values & learning to BRAC International.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the team to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate the programmes through communication and regular field visit to the countries.
  • Help country management to design new projects/proposals and review and provide technical input on proposals.
  • Bring innovation in terms of digitally enabled education, youth and ECD programme to address newness in system.
  • Review and provide technical input on internal and external impact documents/ reports
    and other documents.

    Job Skills:

  • Experience in team management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Familiarity with best practice in thematic areas
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced relationship building skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Demonstrated experience in project design and proposal development.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in the subject area
  • Experience and knowledge of south based development issues

    Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, ECD, International Development or related field.
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, implementation, management of education and skill development programs, particularly working with children, and youth, marginalized groups in developing countries.

    Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

    Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

    Job application procedure

    If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:
    External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at
    Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

    Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 55/19 in the subject bar.
    Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.
    Application deadline: 18 November 2019

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