VSO Education Programme Manager (maternity cover) Jobs in Kenya
VSO Education Programme Manager (maternity cover) Jobs in KenyaRole 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.Masters degree in Education or relevant subject with at least 3- 4 years relevant experience
Skills, Qualifications and 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 together.
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
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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