PASGR Programme Officer (Higher Education Programme) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
PASGR Programme Officer (Higher Education Programme) Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaBackground:
The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organization established in 2011 and located in Nairobi, Kenya.
PASGR works to enhance research excellence in governance and public policy that contributes to the overall well being of all.
PASGR is the lead partner in Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PedaL). PedaL is one of nine partnerships supported by Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR).
SPHEIR was established by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to deliver systemic and sustainable change within higher education systems, enabling them to meet labour market needs and generate the job-ready, entrepreneurial graduates needed to accelerate development, build inclusive societies and promote strong economic growth.
SPHEIR partnerships seek to transform the quality, relevance, access and affordability of higher education to achieve sustainable, systemic change.Support programme development and implementation: work closely with partner universities and an array of experts to design and roll out relevant programmes by undertaking background work, research, curricula reviews and writing strategy papers and presentation materials, and review and report progress in programme implementation;
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Promote partnerships: as primary contact between stakeholders and the partners, the officer will work collaboratively with partners to create, implement and sustain project initiatives and will support a rapidly expanding Community of Practice. S/He will undertake outreach to specific partner institutions as well as relevant regional and international organizations;
Organize consultations and convenings: identify issues, information needs and consultation activities associated with development of the program; initiate and supervise consultative activities;
Support Higher Education communications: provide technical support to enhance the publicity of Higher Education programme activities through various print, social and electronic media;
Any other duties assigned by PASGR Leadership.
A Masters in Education or Social Sciences related field as a minimum; PhD qualification would be an added advantage;
Minimum of five years’ experience in developing, implementing and evaluating programs/ projects in Higher Education of which at least two must be at a national or regional level;
Sound knowledge of issues in African Higher Education and Development gained from working experience in the African region;
Ability to solve problems creatively, pay attention to detail and exercise good judgement;
Hands-on experience in new forms of Information Communication Technology particularly Technology Enhanced Learning;
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a diverse team, and interact professionally with partners, donors stakeholders and staff at all levels of the organization
Salary: This position attracts a competitive package and benefits.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to PASGR(email@example.com) by Monday 14th October 2019 at 1700hrs.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
All applications must contain:Application letter stating why you are best suited for this role
Curriculum Vitae with a list of 3 references
PASGR is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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