Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 21, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    June 4, 2024
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Gender
    Both
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Organization
    Mott Macdonald
  • Required Languages
    English

Job Description

 

District Programme Officer (X1), SSEIP2

FCDO awarded Mott MacDonald to lead the implementation of the Sierra Leone Secondary Education Improvement Programme (SSEIP) 2, which builds on the work of the first phase: Sierra Leone Secondary Education Improvement Programme (SSEIP), also called Leh Wi Lan (Krio for “Let’s Learn”). The programme will support the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) to improve learning outcomes for boys and girls at the secondary level and to increase the enrolment, retention and well-being of girls and children with disabilities in school.  

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organization. We promote equal opportunities and have initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture. WE ARE ESPECIALLY KEEN TO HEAR FROM FEMALE APPLICANTS TO CREATE A GENDER-BALANCED TEAM. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Job description
Job title District Programme Officer 
Salary range Negotiable, contract position
Time commitment Full-time, contract position
Location Falaba District
Travel The position requires regular travel nationwide to the district and school level.
Start date June/July 2024
Report to Regional Programme Officer – Northwest
Example duties and responsibilities
  • At least 5 years experience of working to support capacity development and systems strengthening for DEOs.
  • Continuous engagement with school-level structures to promote safe and effective learning environments.
  • Maintaining good relationships with DEOs, education and social welfare sectors, and schools.
  • Monitoring and mentoring.
  • Working with data collection.
Closing date Applications must be received by CLOSE OF BUSINESS  4th June 2024
How to submit Please click on the link and follow the instructions. External: https://apply.mottmac.com/job-invite/2517/

NO HARD COPIES ACCEPTED

Please list your preferred district (s) in the subject or your cover letter in order of priority if you have more than one 

What to submit Completed cover letter AND Curriculum Vitae, including 3 referees preferably HRs of your former and current employers.

 

Candidate profile
Experience/skills
  • Capacity development and systems strengthening for DEOs.
  • Continuous engagement with school level structures to promote safe and effective learning environments.
  • Maintaining good relationship with DEOs, education and social welfare sectors, and schools.
  • Monitoring and mentoring.
  • Working with data collection.
  • Must be a native of Falaba or Koinadugu or must have lived there for the past five years
  • Experience working in the Falaba district 
Mindset
  • Independent and proactive.
  • Keenness to bring about positive change.
  • Collaborative and respectful of others.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Willingness to travel regularly to remote schools.
Commitment 
  • Gender and disability inclusion, including child protection and safeguarding.
  • Support to raising student learning outcomes.
  • Working with and through others.
  • Respecting and meeting deadlines.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Wellingness to relocate and be based in Falaba district
Qualifications
  • A degree in education or similar, a postgraduate degree is desired. 
Language
  • English (professional proficiency)