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Girls Learning Key Advisor Jobs at Plan International

  Admin       Saturday, June 29, 2019
Girls Learning Key Advisor Jobs at Plan International

The Opportunity
Plan International seeks an outstanding Girls Learning Key Advisor [**Contingent on proposal award ** ] for the anticipated DFID funded Shule Bora programme to provide technical advice and support on girls’ education and learning (the outcome: Girls are learning, staying in school, and progressing to secondary education) during the 6 month design/inception period. There is scope for extension depending on the programme design that emerges during the design/inception period. The expected budget of the Shula Bora Programme will be approximately £80 million over five years.

The Girls’ Learning Key Advisor will be a part-time role, initially for a 6-month period. This role is open to both national and international candidates. The Key Advisor will report to the Team Leader and will support the Girls Learning Technical Lead. The project will focus on improving the quality of pre-primary and primary education for girls and boys in Tanzania. The desired overarching outcome of the programme is improved quality, inclusiveness, and safety of learning for boys and girls.

Responsibilities

Technical delivery
Provide technical advice on gender-transformative approaches to girls’ education programming to the Girls Learning Technical Lead and across the consortium during programme design/co-creation phase
Support the Girls Learning Technical Lead to 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. This will be done in collaboration with Government of Tanzania stakeholders.

Mentor and support the Girls’ Learning Technical Lead through the programme design process, providing guidance and input on a regular basis. Provide technical support to the Girls’ Learning Technical Lead, consortium partners to ensure the project design is in line with agreed minimum standards around gender equality and social inclusion.Support the Girls’ Learning technical Lead to ensure the programme design directly aligns with government strategies to address gender inequalities and girls’ education as outlined in the Government of Tanzania Education Sector Development Plan 2017

The Person
In order to succeed in the challenging and varied role, you will have extensive experience in the following areas:

Extensive technical knowledge in the thematic area of girls’ education and learning, including knowledge of recent global evidence and best practice as to what impacts girls’ learning. Extensive knowledge of various strategies and interventions to support girls’ retention, progression and learning is essential. Experience of liaising with and supporting the government to deliver education strategies at different levels of the education system as part of an education ‘systems strengthening’ approach. Expertise in coaching and guiding national teams as part of a programme design processes or throughout a project inception period

Ability to build supportive, respectful, collaborative relationships at a distance. Extensive experience of leading and/or advising on gender-transformative programmes at different stages of the project process including design, implementation, monitoring and learning

Closing Date: 14th July 2020
Anticipated 1st round interview: 22nd/23rd July

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