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JOB DESCRIPTION:             Team Leader, ICMO SENSA

Location: Karachi

Duration: 01 April 2017 – 30 September 2017

 

Responsible to:

Country Director – Pakistan

Background:

The Sindh Education Non-State Actors (SENSA) is DFID funded programme that funds three (I)NGOs which are the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), the Citizen’s foundation (TCF) and the Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF). (I)NGOs runs low cost private schooling for out-of-school children. SENSA works mainly in Karachi, where there are the greatest numbers of, but also in the districts of Qamber Shahdadkot and Khairpur.

Oxford Policy management has been selected by DFID as an Interim Contract Management Organisation to manage and monitor the delivery organisations and manage funds on DFID’s behalf pending the procurement of a longer-term supplier.

Specific responsibilities:

Team leader, based in Karachi, will look after SENSA which will require the following, but not limited to:

  • Provide oversight and management of the fortnightly monitoring visits in collaboration with OPM survey Director
  • Pro-actively engage with NGOs based on the finding of the monitoring
  • Capacity building of NGOs
  • Engage with respective government counter parts as and when needed (District governments, Education department)
  • Engagement with DFID
  • Provide oversight and management for the implementation of learning assessments)
  • Tracking of due diligence plan agreed with NGOs
  • Tracking of expenditure reported by NGOs
  • Development of a plan to handover to a permanent CMO
  • Any other work

Qualifications & Experience

Masters in social sciences, management or education with at least 15 years of related work experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients, both verbally and in writing
  • High level of accuracy and motivation
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • High standard of both spoken and written English
  • Pro-active, solutions   driven   and   positive   attitude.   
  • Maintains high performance and demonstrates initiative and resilience when operating in a fast-paced environment.

Salary

Market based / competitive





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