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Education Technical Specialist - Community Development

Community Development

Manila, National Capital Region ·  6 days ago (updated)

Food For The Hungry Philippines, Inc.

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  • Description

  • Responsibilities

    Key Result #1: Program Development, Quality & Implementation (50% of time)

    1. Enhance program design in education and apply strategies to develop and implement relevant and innovative projects;

    2. Review activity designs and incorporate minimum standards and good practices for development and humanitarian settings;

    3. Develop /co-create contextualized FH Sector Quality standard checklist;

    4. Strengthen technical excellence of Team in education through capacity building activities like training, facilitation of learning/brown-bag sessions, mentoring and coaching, etc.

    5. Contribute to building CO program portfolio, targeting external funding from institutional, corporate, and private donors in coordination with Partnership Development & Advocacy Unit;

    6. Forge partnerships with government agencies, non-government organizations or individuals for technical and/or financial support to education-related projects

    7. Act as the functional supervisor to the sector leads in the Area Programs;

    8. Provide technical review of project reports and advocacy materials in education;

    Key Result #2: Technical Monitoring, Accountability & Learning (20 % of the time)

    1. Conduct network meetings for consultation, share learning on education;

    2. Conduct field visits to provide direct and immediate assistance to area offices;

    3. Track program soundness and progress;

    4. Validate technical reports to ensure compliance to Education-related mechanisms, policies, and procedures;

    5. Evaluate Education program/project inputs and output for input to next planning session;

    6. Ensure that program quality and achievement indicators are achieved in the project implementation;

    Key Result #3: Strengthen expertise in education in emergencies (20% of the time)

    1. Contribute to the development of EiE projects;

    2. Provide capacity building for staff and partners in EiE;

    3. Contribute to data gathering, validation, and coordination with the assessment team;

    4. Provide technical input in the Emergency Response Plan;

    5. Act as the focal person in EiE for the Emergency Response Team

    Key Result #4: Staff management and development (10% of the time)

    1. Models leadership to all staff and intentionally develops the leadership potential of key staff in the FH field by walking closely with the senior leadership team, and coaching and mentoring key direct reports;

    2. Identify technical competency gaps of project staff and partners on education program and management; recommend interventions to close the gaps

    3. Participate in the recruitment, onboarding, and professional development of staff in education;

    4. Disseminate best practices and updates on education


    Education: Bachelors’ Degree in Education, International Development, Social Sciences/ Social Work, or any related field. Graduates of other courses may be considered if he/ she has the experience and competency requirements of the post. A Masters' Degree would be an advantage.

    Experience: With at least 10 years experience in conceptualization, design, development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of projects in development organizations (consecutive experience is preferred,); Experience working in projects related to ending poverty and child rights-based programming is necessary. Strong background in education-related projects, preferably funded by a diverse set of funding institutions.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: This position serves as the functional supervisor to all sector leads in education. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, resolving problems, etc.

    Language: Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Closing date: 26 August 2021

    Applicants who were not contacted three weeks of the closing dates may mean that other candidates were shortlisted.

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 10
  • Language(s): English ,Tagalog
  • Knowledge: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Communication and persuasion, Teaching, Management, Team management, Project management, Leadership
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Education Technical Specialist

  • Manila, National Capital Region

  • Company

    Food For The Hungry Philippines, Inc.
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

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