Human and institutional capacity lead | SEP | Pakistan | 2019

Chemonics seeks a human and institutional capacity lead for the anticipated Sindh Education Programme (SEP), funded by the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID). SEP will focus on improving learning outcomes by improving teaching, ensuring poor and marginalised children are not left behind, making sure education systems are supporting learning, locking in gains of predecessor programmes, and building a quality education system that promotes learning and inclusion. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyse human and institutional improvement needs within the Sindh education sector and work with relevant stakeholders to devise a human and institutional capacity development strategy and implementation plan
  • Work with human resources to support planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of strategic plan objectives related to people development including organisational core competencies, leadership development, and succession planning
  • Identify, consolidate, and develop appropriate resources for capacity development programmes and activities (both internal and external resources)
  • Coordinate and manage efforts to access resources and support for national offices such as subject matter experts
  • Establish institutional links, funding, and creative partnerships that support capacity building
  • Identify opportunities for staff exchange or mentoring and coaching
  • Co-lead and support new, innovative approaches in process design, learning strategies and e-learning approaches

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree or its equivalent in a relevant area with five years of relevant experience, or a bachelor’s degree in social science, education, human resources or a similar field with eight years of relevant experience
  • Experience designing and delivering capacity building programs using multiple delivery methods and evaluation of learning programs that support key organisational initiatives
  • Understanding of effective process design, management, and facilitation
  • Strong consulting and coaching skills for individuals and teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, intranet and Internet use, as well as other applications and databases
  • Knowledge of Sindh education system
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Urdu; proficiency in Sindhi.

Application instructions:

To apply, please submit your application by October 1, 2019, through our portal: https://chemonicsuk.formstack.com/forms/sindh_education_hicd_lead. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early applications are strongly encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted directly.

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