Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Programme Manager, Education at Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Job Title: Programme Manager, Education

Employer: Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Duty Station: Lindi

Application Deadline: 27th Sept 2013

Effectively lead, manage, and mentor the education sector team
Guide and manage annual work planning, budgeting, reporting and implementation of SESEA
Collaborate with ward, district and regional education offices for implementation of SESEA
Oversee the implementation of performance monitoring framework (PMF) of SESEA and establish a regular mechanism of tracking progress •
Identify implementation challenges and recommend solutions, and develop and maintain excellent, cooperative relationships with all partners;
Develop synergies of education activities with SESEA partners and other CRSPT intervention

A post-graduate degree, preferably in education or social development, with practical experience in programme/project management.
A minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience, with at least 3 years of direct experience in managing a project or programme;
Extensive knowledge of the Tanzanian education sector;
Familiarity with grant management, including preparation and monitoring of budgets; Demonstrated capacity to write results-based and donor reports;
Knowledge of Tanzanian context - government administration, legal and fiscal policy etc. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team
Excellent written and verbal English and Kiswahili language skills. Willingness to work in Lindi, Tanzania

How to Apply;

All interested applicants are requested to submit their CVs (not exceeding 3 pages), including contact details for three professional references, and a covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the particular position:
Country Manager,
Aga Khan Foundation Office,
P.O. Box 125,

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Aga Khan Foundation is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.