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Academy for Educational Development (AED) Employment Opportunities in Kenya

1.     Communications and Logistics Coordinator
2.     Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant
3.     HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Assistant
Position: Communications and Logistics Coordinator
The Academy for Educational Development (AED) is seeking to recruit a Communications and Logistics Coordinator for the Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) program. TEPD is a Ministry of Education (MOE) program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by AED.
The goal of TEPD is to build capacity of public primary and secondary Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) to be effective teacher training institutions in Kenya.
TEPD will also coordinate introduction of ICT in teacher training under the Accelerating 21st Century Education (ACE) program, which is a public/private partnership initiative. Position is based in Nairobi with travel up to 10% to TTCs.
Responsibilities

  • Manage all the logistics to ensure timely implementation of TEPD Program activities.
  • Arrange/organize daily local transport plan and supervise drivers and messengers.
  • Maintain records and ensure cost effective use of office supplies.
  • Coordinate flight and hotel reservation for TEPD staff and consultants.
  • Manage workshop and meeting logistics including preparing PowerPoint presentations, and synthesizing workshop and meeting notes and ensuring information is shared with all interested parties.
  • Maintain proper records relating to vehicle controls and internal control in regard to use of office vehicles.
  • Coordinate internal information management i.e. filing documents in the appropriate files, receiving mail and routing, liaising with other NGO’s, USAID and HQ as necessary.
  • Support Chief of Party and program support in preparation of documents for meetings.
  • Coordinate all communication and information-related material across all elements of the TEPD Program.
  • Design an e-newsletter to share TEPD information with stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Prepare regular information sheets for posting on the website.
  • Organize for and ensure still photographs and video clips of TEPD activities are taken and used in various TEPD communication materials.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors with 3 years of experience in one of the following or related fields: Communications, Social Sciences, Education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience working with USAID or other donor-funded projects desirable.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and to assess priorities with a high-level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a results-oriented team.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills in English. Mastery of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong office management and administrative skills.
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant
AED is seeking to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant for the Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) program.
TEPD is a Ministry of Education (MOE) program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by AED. The goal of TEPD is to build capacity of public primary and secondary Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) to be effective teacher training institutions in Kenya.
TEPD will also coordinate introduction of ICT in teacher training under the Accelerating 21st Century Education (ACE) program, which is a public/private partnership initiative. Position is based in Nairobi with travel up to 10% to TTCs and schools.
Responsibilities
  • Support the M&E Specialist in monitoring of all activities of the different components of the program through the collection of data; including development of tools, compiling the data into a database, preparing reports, and developing dissemination strategies.
  • Contribute to the development, baseline, and implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).
  • Contribute to quarterly and/or annual data reports to USAID based on PMP data collected, and report on progress, accomplishments or potential setbacks to COP.
  • Participate in joint visits to TTCs and schools to gather data and monitor program implementation.
  • Support the M&E Specialist in designing and implementing a learning measurement tool as part of the ACE activity.
  • Support the M&E Specialist in gathering data and information for input into TEPD policy studies, including a study to measure institutional-level change at the teacher training colleges as a result of the TEPD Program.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors with 3 years of experience in one of the following or related fields: Statistics, Social Sciences, and Education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience working with USAID or other donor-funded projects desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to analyze data; conceptualize, perform, and apply mathematical skills.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and to assess priorities with a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a results-oriented team.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills in English.
  • Computer skills including Excel and relevant statistical packages (SPSS).
Position: HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Assistant
The Academy for Educational Development (AED) is seeking to recruit an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Assistant for
the Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) program. TEPD is a Ministry of Education (MOE) program
supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by AED.
The goal of TEPD is to build capacity of public primary and secondary Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) to be effective teacher training institutions in Kenya.
TEPD will also coordinate introduction of ICT in teacher training under the Accelerating 21st Century Education (ACE) program, which is a public/private partnership initiative. Position is based in Nairobi with travel up to 10% to TTCs.
Responsibilities
  • Provide administrative and programmatic support to HIV/AIDS-related activities including Community Health Day events and establishing Youth Friendly Centers and Voluntary Testing and Counseling Centers.
  • Support TEPD staff in the logistics for all HIV/AIDS-related activities.
  • Plan, organize and support the implementation of all HIV/AIDS-related activities.
  • Contribute to quarterly and/or annual data reports to USAID based on HIV/AIDS-related activities and report on progress, accomplishments or potential setbacks to COP.
  • Support the TEPD team in the work with sub-grantee to ensure that all HIV/AIDS-related program activities are implemented in coordination.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors with 3 years of experience in one of the following or related fields: Health, Social Sciences, and Education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience working with USAID or other donor-funded projects desirable.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Event organizational and community mobilization skills.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and to assess priorities with a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a results-oriented team.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills in English.
  • Computer skills including Excel and Word.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter specifying their interest and qualifications for the position they are applying for and their CV to ecaregionaloffice@aed.org on or before July 30, 2010.
We thank all individuals for their interest in AED; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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