VVOB Chief of Party Remedial Education Activity Jobs in Zambia

VVOB Chief of Party Remedial Education Activity Jobs in Zambia


Purpose of the function

  • As Chief of Party you will lead all programmatic aspects of the Remedial Education
    Activity in Zambia, funded by USAID, ensuring that objectives are met on time
    and within budget. As a seasoned manager you mentor and guide project staff,

  • you build successful relationships with all stakeholders involved in the program
    and you monitor all aspects of the project to better facilitate project learning and
    adaptation.

  • You are responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and provide strategic
    and technical leadership to the project.

  • You ensure the project meets stated goa
    ls, outcomes, benchmarks, reporting requirements and budget
    projections.

  • You serve as the principal liaison with USAID/Zambia, as well as with key government officials, other donors
    and implementers, private sector and civil society partners, project beneficiaries, and other stakeholders, on
    management and technical matters.

  • You develop and maintain effective partnerships with local, regional, and international organizations.

  • You oversee and monitor quality of organizational capacity development to local organizations.

  • You supervise, manage, and mentor project staff and work in close coordination with VVOB’s Country
    Programs Manager in Zambia.

  • You oversee monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project activities.

    Qualifications, experience & competencies you bring to our team:

  • You have a Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.

  • You have at least 5 years international (working) experience in Low and Middle income
    countries. Experience in the education sector in Africa, preferably in Zambia, is
    desirable.

  • You have at least 5 years of experience successfully supervising, designing, managing and
    implementing complex donor-funded education projects, including past USAID-funded
    project management experience.

  • You have strong and proven management and leadership skills with a track record of
    success in building effective teams and leading and motivating a diverse group of
    professional staff.

  • You have demonstrated and successful experience in strategic networking and partnership
    building with a varied range of partners, including government partners, donors and
    investors.

  • You have experience working alongside Ministry of Education staff.

  • You have experience with capacity development processes and strategies, change processes
    and change management at institutional level.

  • You have at least 3 years’ work experience in managing a project with an annual budget of
    more than $1 million.

  • English proficiency: CEFR level C1.

    Matching competences

    VVOB core competences:

  • Cooperation

  • Result Orientation

  • Continuous Improvement

    Function specific competencies:

  • Giving Direction

  • Persuasiveness

  • Vision Building

  • Agility

  • Strategic Networking & Partnership Building

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; VVOB Chief of Party Remedial Education Activity Jobs in Zambia



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