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Employment Opportunities, Aga Khan Foundation Coast Region: Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency developing and promoting innovative solutions that improve the quality of life. 

AKF seeks sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, literacy and health, with a special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in coastal and other resource-poor areas.
 

AKF (EA) is seeking experienced personnel for the following THREE positions which will be based in the Coast Region, Kenya.
 
1. Project Officer - Education Community of Practice (ECoP)
2 Positions
 
The incumbents will play a technical role in training, mentoring and monitoring project stakeholders (i.e. district education officials, head teachers and teachers) on the project’s Education Community of Practice interventions. 

The Project Officers will report to the AKF Area Manager.
 
Key responsibilities
  • Coordinate training of education officials, primary school head teachers and teachers on ECoP courses and applications;
  • Provide cluster and school-level mentorship in partnership with district education officials;
  • Support district education officials to implement ECoP School mentoring and monitoring using ICT;
  • Design schedule for periodic reflective meetings at school and cluster level.
  • Support the collection and documentation of project results, including the effective documentation of lessons learnt and participate in project evaluations, reporting to stakeholders;
  • Support coordination and integration with other AKF projects in the Coast.
Minimum qualifications and experience
  • A recognized degree in Education or Social Sciences;
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant education sector experience with a similar organization, familiarity with Education Communication of Practice is desirable;
  • Proven experience in training, facilitation and mentorship skills;
  • Proven ICT proficiency;
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Ability to meet strict delivery deadlines and produce results;
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of the Coast is desirable.
2. Project Officer - Information Communication Technology (ICT)
1 Position
 
The incumbent will play a technical role in supporting project stakeholders on the project’s ICT components which will utilise both laptop software and mobile applications for use in teacher professional development, classroom teaching and learning, school mentorship and monitoring. The Project Officer-ICT will report to the AKF Area Manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the computer software and mobile applications introduced through the project;
  • In coordination with the PO-ECoP provide ongoing support to district education officials and schools to address ICT related issues;
  • Work closely with district education offices and AKF’s M&E team to implement mobile school performance monitoring platform;
  • Support the collection and documentation of project results, including the effective documentation of lessons learnt and report to various stakeholders;
  • Support coordination and integration with other AKF projects in Coast.
Minimum qualifications and experience
  • A recognized degree in ICT or related field;
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in ICT management and facilitation skills;
  • At least 2 years of relevant education sector experience;
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Ability to meet strict delivery deadlines and produce results;
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their CV (not exceeding 3 pages), including contact details of three professional references, and a covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the position by 10th April, 2015 to the Area Human Resources Manager by email to recruitment.akfcr@akfea.org with “the title of the position applied for” in the subject line. 

Please note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

AKF is an equal opportunity employer.


Aga Khan Foundation is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

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