Creative Associates International Deputy Program Director Jobs in Nigeria

Project Summary:

The Department for International Development (DfID) Partnership for Learning for All in Nigeria (PLANE) program’s proposed impact is “more children and young people acquire knowledge and skills that enhance their life chances,” and the proposed outcome is that “state and non-state basic education systems deliver better quality learning for children, including for marginalized groups.”

It will tentatively focus on Kaduna, Kano, Borno and Yobe states while providing support to the federal government.

Position Summary:

The Deputy Program Director makes operational decisions and manages the various technical components of the program.

The Deputy Program Director works closely with the Program Director, other program team members and external stakeholders to ensure the program achieves results.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position reports to the Program Director.

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that program components are results-oriented, ensures high quality deliverables and relevant and timely reporting;
  • Manages the organizational and logistical aspects of the program to ensure it will achieve its the goals, outcomes, and benchmarks;
  • Manages Output Leads to ensure their activities are aligned to the work plan;
  • Ensures synergies and cohesion between the various components and activities;
  • Participates and engages in technical meetings and maintains positive relationships with government officials, partners, and implementing partners; and
  • Serves as Creative's respresentative and acting Program Director in the Program Director's absence.

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) in education, public/business administration, international relations, other social sciences or a similar relevant field;
  • At least eight (8) years’ experience, six (6) of which must include
    technical and/or operational issues related to a mix of education and development work;
  • At least six (6) years’ experience in program management, with a strong management and technical background related to education and early grade reading programs;
  • Demonstrated success in managing sub-awards with international consortiums including local organizations, NGOs, communities, and parents;
  • Familiarity with DfID or other international organizations’ methodologies to improve education outcomes;
  • Understanding of the development and education issues in Nigeria; and
    Professional level written and oral English.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 21st September, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Creative Associates International Deputy Program Director Jobs in Nigeria

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