2 Job Positions at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 11 October 2022)

2 Job Positions at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 11 October 2022)

Girls’ Education Specialist at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 11 October 2022)

Job Description

Job title : Girls’ Education Specialist

Group : Education Services

Dept/Project/Service: BLF Rwanda

Reports to : Education Technical Lead

Usual office base : Kigali, Rwanda

Job summary and purpose:

The Girls’ Education Specialist will be responsible for all matters concerned with BLF girls’ education strategy, monitoring and evaluation of the Girls’ Education interventions (including but not limited to the focus on gender-responsive pedagogy and girls’ clubs at school) to ensure alignment with MINEDUC Policies and guidelines. S/he will collaborate with national education agencies and partners to support girls’ equitable access to education, continuation, and performance.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with BLF consultants to support the review of MINEDUC girls’ education policy and develop its implementation
  • Provide technical assistance and support to the Government of Rwanda in the implementation of interventions focused on girls’ education. Work closely with Government agencies (e.g., MINEDUC, REB, NESA, MIGEPROF, etc.) and key partners on girls’ education, to design and implement practical approaches to girls’ education in
  • Support the review of the content and approach for the Girls’ club model based on pilot analysis.
  • Design and deliver training for District training teams on girls’ education and set up CoPs for
  • Monitor the implementation of girls’ clubs in pilot schools, analyse results and design strategies for scale up of the
  • Facilitate meetings and events to popularize and communicate the findings from BLF girls’ education initiatives and interventions, including awareness raising through the media.
  • Support community mobilization and capacity building of education authorities and other
  • Collect international/regional best practices on gender sensitive (and/or girls’ education) plans including desk research from developing countries and deliver a session to local government education
  • Analyse and address barriers to educational access, continuation, and performance of girls in Rwanda and adapt rapidly to changing priorities and
  • Contribute to the BLF quarterly
  • Represent EDT/BLF within Rwanda in all meetings related to gender and girls’ education.

Person specification:

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Pedagogy, Education Sciences, Social sciences, or any other relevant subject from a reputed
  • Thorough knowledge of Rwanda’s education legal, policy and institutional framework and system.
  • Knowledge of the Rwanda’s gender policies and
  • Technical knowledge in the sector of girls’ education and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Kinyarwanda absolute requirement.

Experience:

  • Experience of implementing successful programmes aligned with girls’ education, gender mainstreaming, inclusion and/or related
  • Experience in delivering interventions to support girls’ retention, progression and learning in
  • Experience of leading and/or advising on gender-transformative programmes at different stages of the project process including design, implementation, monitoring, and learning.
  • Experience in teaching, training/workshop planning and

Skills:

Essential

  • Effective organisational and management
  • Excellent writing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, also with school staff, parents, local and national level
  • Strong team building

Key Competencies for the role:

Our Values Key Competency 1 Key Competency 2
Excellence-Creating    and Leading Success Delivering the vision Motivating Others
Integrity-Supporting    and

Building Trust

Upholding principles and

values

Communicating   with

impact and empathy

Accountability – Delivering and Improving Driving performance Delivering Commercial outcomes
Collaboration – Engaging and Partnering Engaging       others        to achieve goals Influencing and negotiating

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and relevant police checks.

How to Apply

Please visit the following websites for detailed information . The deadline is on the 11th of October 2022.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 11 October 2022)

Job Description

Job title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

Group: Business Unit

Dept/Project/Service: Programmes

Reports to: Foundation 2 & MEL Manager

Responsible for: N/A

Usual office base: Kigali with frequent field travel

Job purpose:

The Monitoring and Learning Specialist is responsible for collaborating with MEL team and Foundation Leads to ensure that the learning from BLF programme implementation is well documented and used to measure BLF outcomes. S/he is responsible for managing BLF research agenda. S/he will support in the development of data capturing tools to be used on mobile devices and in field-testing and general data collection processes. Furthermore, s/he will support data analysis, maintain the database, and conduct preliminary data cleaning. He/she will also provide support to the Education Management Systems Strengthening component of the project by contributing to the capacity building of education systems actors in education data management.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and manage BLF Monitoring & research agenda
  • Provide technical assistance to build and strengthen partner and stakeholder’s capacity for data management
  • Develop and maintain database, develop data abstraction algorithm, ensure data abstracted and collected is uploaded, and perform preliminary data cleaning.
  • Develop and review project log frame, MEL framework
  • Coordinate with MEL team and project staff to resolve data
  • Supports data collection, data entry & data analysis based on study requirements
  • Manage, reformat, enter, edit, merge and maintain data in preparation for analysis
  • Study data validation checks
  • Program, test, maintain and update data entry applications for manual data entry or electronic data capture.
  • Support the planning, implementation, and documentation of data audits and data quality site visits.
  • Contribute to preparing program presentations by supplying analysed data in form of graphics, etc.
  • Define and execute processes for identifying potential data problems due to transcription, keying, or recording errors.
  • Use statistical software for qualitative and quantitative analysis like R, SAS, STATA, Nvivo, MAXQDA, etc to efficiently analyse data and prepare reports.

Person specification:

Knowledge:

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, mathematics, informational technology, demography, social sciences with specialization in research and data management.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in human development as a data Associate
  • Proven experience in students learning assessment adapted for lower grades
  • Proven experience in documenting learning from large-scale education projects
  • Data management skills with a proven understanding of the principles of data management and administration.
  • IT and database skills with familiarity with modern databases and IT systems and how they
  • Analytical skills with proficiency in analysing large amounts of
  • Problem-solving skills to be able to tackle problems under
  • Communication skills with excellent verbal and written communication
  • Fluency in English is
  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management; experience in qualitative research techniques in addition preferred.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of mid-level management experience in designing and implementing Research agenda.
  • Experience in data collection, statistical analysis, using either / both quantitative and qualitative research and dissemination of results
  • Proven experience working with donor’s representatives and counterparts in government institutions such as MINEDUC, REB, NESA, NISR and RNEC
  • Proven experience overseeing and ensuring the success of MEL systems for an international donor funded education projects
  • Experience in designing survey and research tools, evaluation terms of reference and concept notes,
  • Experience in organising and delivering training workshops
  • Proven experience in knowledge management and implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous collaboration, learning, adaptation
  • Prior work experience leading large-scale assessment and impact evaluation in education

Desirable

  • Familiarity and knowledge of Rwandan Education Sector will be an added advantage

Skills:

  • Strong technical skills in M&E and data management
  • Ability to analyse complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks in a fast paced and complex
  • Flexible and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Strong presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, and ability to manage tasks with precise deadlines
  • High degree of integrity, tact, diplomacy, and corporate spirit
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate, set priorities, create manageable workplans, and evaluate progress
  • Experience with digital data collection systems and platforms
  • Proficiency in relevant data collection and analysis software such as SPSS, SAS, Stata R, NVivo or ATLAS.
  • Hands-on skills on creating M&E performance dashboards
  • Sound understanding and practical knowledge of qualitative methods

Competency Band:

Key Competencies for the role:

Our Values Key Competency 1 Key Competency 2
Excellence – Creating and Leading Success Delivering the vision Motivating Others
Integrity – Supporting and Building Trust Upholding principles and values Communicating with impact and empathy
Accountability – Delivering

and Improving

Driving performance Delivering commercial

outcomes

Collaboration – Engaging and Partnering Engaging others to achieve goals Influencing and negotiating

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to Apply

Please visit the following websites for detailed information . The deadline is on the 11th of October 2022.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

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