Deadline: 14 July, 2020

Location: Dodoma, Tanzania

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Girls Learning Technical Lead.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and gender equality.

Responsibilities

  • 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 implementation partner organisations to ensure project activities are being delivered in accordance with agreed minimum standards related to gender equality and social inclusion
  • Represent Plan International Tanzania at all project management committee meetings, consortium and government partner meetings at district, regional and national levels
  • Build strong relationships with national, regional and district level Ministry of Education (and other relevant line ministries) officials responsible for addressing gender inequality in education and coordinate regularly to ensure close alignment of government activities with those of the programme
  • Engage with key national, regional, and community stakeholders, including government representatives, donor, civil society, and academic institutions as needed

Requirement

  • 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
  • Experienced in liaising with and supporting government to deliver education strategies at different levels of the education system
  • Experienced in implementing community-level interventions to promote positive gender norms and girls’ education and/or acting as a technical advisor to such programmes
  • Experienced in working on large, complex, donor-funded programmes
  • Experienced in working with/through partners, including building technical capacity of partner organisations and government staff
  • Ten years, minimum, of experience 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 will be an advantage

To apply and for more information, click here.

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