Deadline: 14 July 2020
Plan International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Girls Learning Technical Lead in Dodoma, Tanzania.
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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
Key Job Responsibilities
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The Girls Learning Technical Lead will perform the following functions-
- Technical delivery
- Lead the quality planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the interventions under the Girls’ education outcome.
- Provide technical support to Government of Tanzania staff working with the consortium in the implementation of programme activities.
- Develop a framework for the design process of interventions under the Girls Learning outcome over the inception period, that draws on internationally recognised gender-transformative education planning and guidance.
- Provide technical support to Plan Tanzania field staff, consortium partners and local implementing partner organisations to ensure project activities are being delivered in accordance with agreed minimum standards related to gender equality and social inclusion.
- External representation and relationship building:
- Represent Plan International Tanzania at all project management committee meetings, consortium and government partner meetings at district, regional and national levels on behalf of the consortium.
- Build strong relationships with national, regional and district level Ministry of Education (and other relevant line ministries) officials responsible for addressing gender inequalities in education and coordinate regularly to ensure close alignment and complementarity of Government activities with those of the programme.
- Work with relevant Government representatives to ensure project activities are focused on sustainability post project implementation.
- Engage with key national, regional, and community stakeholders, including government representatives, donor, civil society, and academic institutions as needed.
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Applicants must have:
- Advanced Degree in a relevant field, for example, Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Gender and Education, Development Studies, or Sociology.
- Extensive technical knowledge in thematic area of girls’ education, including knowledge of current trends in gender norms in Tanzania.
- Knowledge of various strategies and interventions to support girls’ retention, progression and learning is essential.
- Experience of liaising with and supporting government to deliver education strategies at different levels of the education system.
- Experience in implementing community-level interventions to promote positive gender norms and girls’ education and/ or acting as a technical advisor to such programmes.
- Experience of working on large, complex, donor-funded programmes. Preferably DFID-funded contracts with results-based delivery on projects.
- Experience working with/ through partners, including building technical capacity of implementing partner organisations and Government staff.
- Minimum 10 year’s experience of working in Tanzania and a strong understanding of context and contextual challenges faced by communities in the country.
- Fluency in English – both spoken and written.
- Knowledge of Swahili and other local languages would be an advantage.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit Plan International.
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