Education Officer

FHI 360 Nepal

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Education & Teaching ,NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Aug 05, 2021

Job Description

The Education Officer will lead the design, implementation and evaluation of the project’s education strategy. S/he will lead initiatives focused on building school communities’ awareness of the impact of air pollution on children and capacity to take action to prevent it and mitigate its effects on children. The Education Officer will lead activities to design  curriculum, implement vocational trainings, guide research on the intersection of air pollution and educational outcomes and liaise with educational institutions and media outlets to raise awareness.

S/he will ensure the use of best practices in the field and rigorous design and implementation. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical leadership in the design, development, execution and evaluation of an education engagement strategy, ensuring the project’s activities use a systematic planning process that is evidence-based and reinforced through a coordinated, shared vision among partners, key stakeholders, and the Government of Nepal
  • Lead development and preparation of annual workplans and routine donor reporting for the education workstream of the project
  • Work with project stakeholders to develop education tools and frameworks
  • Lead the development of curricula on air pollution and design training plans and modules to deliver content to pre-defined groups of learners
  • Lead research on the impact of air pollution on learning outcomes that can support decision-making and advocacy
  • Ensure that new knowledge and best practices in education for air pollution reduction are shared and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in local, regional and global partner and technical networks, scientific forums and other knowledge-sharing platforms
  • Work with the project’s M&E Specialist to track whether program education activities are achieving the project’s indicators
  • Oversee planning and implementation of other specific civil society activities

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field and three to five years of experience managing and/or implementing education programs; some knowledge of environmental education is preferred but not required
  • Experience in curriculum and training design, including knowledge of how best to integrate new curricula into existing systems and most effectively roll-out training
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and consultants, and to set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities required
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt implementation based on data or information from monitoring of activities
  • Thought leadership in education and demonstrated experience in advancing the field in Nepal and/or regionally
  • Experience with working in USAID projects is preferred
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills in English and fluency in Nepalese
  • Qualified female candidates and candidates from ethnic minorities, socially excluded and disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval.

Final Deadline for application is August 13, 2021.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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