VSO Education Programme Manager (maternity cover) Jobs in Kenya

VSO Education Programme Manager (maternity cover) Jobs in Kenya

Role overview

To provide cover and lead on the development and effective delivery of VSO Kenya’s education programming and demonstrate VSO’s dispersed leadership in volunteering for development approach. The role will provide maternity cover for 4 months.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters degree in Education or relevant subject with at least 3- 4 years relevant experience
  • Leadership Experience representing at senior levels, building effective inter-organisational relationships, and working collaboratively with other organisations.
  • Project Management Excellent understanding of project cycle management tools and experience of organisational assessment, planning and review tools and processes.
  • Inclusive education, and Workforce Development Understanding. Knowledge of inclusive education workforce development and advocacy issues
  • Experience working with volunteers – able to manage intenational and local volunteers
  • Disability and social inclusion – an understanding and expreinece of disability, gender and social inclusion.
  • Cross-Cultural Working Direct and substantial experience of working cross-culturally and able to communicate to a range of audiences and promote sharing and learning between cultures
  • Communication Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • People Management & Supervision Line management experience, and proven ability to promote self-awareness, learning and development among individuals.
  • Planning and Organising Able to develop clear and realistic plans to deliver agreed objectives within deadlines, involving key individuals in the planning process.
  • Budget Management Ability to manage budgets financial procedures
  • IT (MS office) proficiency.
  • Able to travel, including work away from the home base for up to 50% of time, both within the country and occasionally internationally and some weekend and evening work.

    Competencies and Behaviour
  • At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working
  • Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

    Equal Opportunities
  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
  • VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 9th July 2019
  • If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
  • To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
  • VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.
  • We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
  • For more information and job application details, see; VSO Education Programme Manager (maternity cover) Jobs in Kenya

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