Education Development Center (EDC)

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19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Juba, South Sudan
The Operations Intern will work as part of a team on the USAID Youth Empowerment Activity to provide youth with entrepreneurship training essential for the transition to improved livelihoods (self-employment or wage-employment). He/She will ensure the delivery of high-quality operational support to activities that engage South Sudan youth in learning and empowerment opportunities in readiness for work, community leadership and strengthen collaborations with Civil Society Organizations working with EDC in Juba. He/She will work closely with the Logistics Department, with support from other colleagues to train her/him on daily, weekly, and monthly operational activities. Responsibilities Provide support to logistics (warehousing, supervising casual workers), Schedule and supervise the vehicles’ movements. Taking stock of the monthly office stationery inventory Receive and direct visitors and vendors. Focal person for invoices, quotations, and other documents sent from the...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Juba, South Sudan
The Basic Education Intern will work as part of a team on the USAID Youth Empowerment Activity Juba program to provide youth with entrepreneurship training essential for the transition to improved livelihoods (self-employment or wage-employment). He/She will ensure the delivery of high-quality program by providing programmatic and technical support to activities that engage South Sudan youth in learning and empowerment opportunities in readiness for work, community leadership and strengthen collaborations with Civil Society Organizations working with EDC in Juba. He/She will work closely with the Basic Education Assistant, Officer, Zone Supervisor, Basic Education Specialist, Training Specialist with the support of the Deputy Chief of Party to ensure that the training objectives and strategies are met on time and within annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly plans. Roles and Responsibilities The Basic Education Assistant is responsible for ensuring the USAID Youth...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Monrovia, Liberia
The Administrative Assistant will support accounting, operations and grants management.  General administrative and clerical support includes preparing letters and documents, receiving and sorting mail and deliveries, scheduling appointments. The successful candidate will be required to work with cross-functional teams within the organization across the country. This is a full-time position based in Monrovia, Liberia.   Essential functions include, but are not limited to: Provide general administrative and clerical support including preparing letters and documents, receiving and sorting mail and deliveries, scheduling appointments;  Photocopy and scan all financial documents weekly; Maintain up to date tracking and filing system of relevant correspondence, incoming and outgoing;  Receive and attend to, in a professional manner, all office visitors;  Manage the official Notice Board and display official communications and promotional information in an attractive manner;...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Juba, South Sudan
The Livelihoods Officer (Intern) is a technical staff for USAID Youth Empowerment Activity-(YEA) at the state/county levels. The intern will support the EDC Juba intervention team on various activities that support the learning of the youth and specific identified interventions that support the income generating activities of the youths. The position will contribute to expanding the personnel capacity of the YEA in general and the Livelihoods team in particular in implementing Youth Empowerment Activity–(YEA) trainings and entrepreneurship skills building for the youth. The position holder will support in identifying youth interests in business and entrepreneurship, productive skills development of the youth, the position holder will work hand in hand with the strategic objective one team of the project and the civil society organizations to establish good relationship with various existing enterprises in around the youth training centers which can provide opportunity for work...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Remote (Washington, DC, USA)
USAID’s Inclusive Development and Equitable Assistance (IDEA) Leader with Associate Award is a five-year global activity. IDEA will enhance capacity among organizations of marginalized and underrepresented groups and/or people in vulnerable situations as they advance their own development goals and are more intentionally engaged in international development efforts. IDEA partners with marginalized and underrepresented groups and/or people in vulnerable situations, USAID, and other key stakeholders to shift the global discourse on equity and inclusion and implement more equitable and inclusive policies, planning, and practices across USAID missions and offices to advance inclusive development and inclusive localization. Job Description   The role: The Grants Coordinator (Grants and Contracts Administrator I) will work closely with the Grants Team on the IDEA grants program, ensuring efficient, effective, and transparent management and compliance. The Grants Coordinator...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist is responsible for coordinating and supporting the project’s field-based monitoring and evaluation activities. The M&E Specialist will report to the project’s Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and will actively collaborate with program/technical managers and the US-based M&E Specialist to support the development of M&E tools, the integration of M&E across all program components, M&E data collection activities, and the development of M&E and program reports. The M&E Specialist may also support the Project Team’s communications and outreach efforts, in line with funder guidelines. Essential functions include (but not limited to):   Conduct field-based data collection activities, ensuring accuracy and timely completion of all field-based M&E activities. Develop systems and mechanisms for collecting project data on the indicators, and track progress towards targets and milestones. Analyze data...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Remote (Washington, DC, USA)
USAID’s Inclusive Development and Equitable Assistance (IDEA) Leader with Associate Award is a five-year global activity. IDEA will enhance capacity among organizations of marginalized and underrepresented groups and/or people in vulnerable situations as they advance their own development goals and are more intentionally engaged in international development efforts. IDEA partners with marginalized and underrepresented groups and/or people in vulnerable situations, USAID, and other key stakeholders to shift the global discourse on equity and inclusion and implement more equitable and inclusive policies, planning, and practices across USAID missions and offices to advance inclusive development and inclusive localization. The role: The Grants Specialist (Grants and Contracts Administrator II) will work closely with the Grants Team on the IDEA grants program, ensuring efficient, effective, and transparent management and compliance. The Grants Specialist (Grants and Contracts...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Dakar, Senegal
LES FONCTIONS ESSENTIELLES COMPRENNENT (A TITRE NON LIMITATIF): Concevoir la stratégie Genre et de l’inclusion du projet, c’est-à-dire l’ensemble des activités destinées à promouvoir l’accès équitable des femmes aux opportunités d’éducation, de formation professionnelle et d’emploi, à garantir aux filles et jeunes femmes les mêmes opportunités d’acquisition de gain et à leur assurer un cadre d’apprentissage et de vie sécurisé ; S’assurer que les dimensions genre, inclusion et safeguarding sont prises en compte dans les supports, outils, modules et matériels du Projet. Elaborer une stratégie d’intégration de la dimension genre dans les indicateurs du projet et les activités du projet ; Elaborer une stratégie d’intégration de la politique de protection des personnes vulnérables ; Faciliter l’inclusion des personnes en situation d’handicap dans le processus de mise en œuvre du Projet Participer au développement des curricula et modules de formation et vérifier que l’ensemble...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Nairobi, Kenya
  Project Description The purpose of the Activity is to strengthen accountability and resilience across the Ministry of Education (MOE) and other relevant semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) through improved collection, integration, and use of education data and technology. Position Description The Chief of Party (COP) shall be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and work together with the designated USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). The COP shall supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID, key stakeholders, and other implementing partners. The COP position requires political savvy and close coordination with USAID, as the individual will interact with numerous GOK institutions and senior-level national and County government officials. Qualifications The candidate for the position of...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Nairobi, Kenya
Project Description The purpose of the Activity is to strengthen accountability and resilience across the Ministry of Education (MOE) and other relevant semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) through improved collection, integration, and use of education data and technology. Position Description The Information Technology (IT) Specialist will work under the leadership of the COP. He/she will be responsible for all aspects e-assessment, including overseeing establishment of test banks, transmission and storage of test items, successful drawing of tests items, and all digital equipment and assessment activities conducted in partnership with the Government of Kenya (GoK), sub partners and grantees as well as developing their digital capacity where appropriate. Qualifications The candidate for the position of IT Specialist shall have at a minimum the following qualifications: Education: A Master’s-level degree in information technology, business, and information...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Nairobi, Kenya
Project Description The purpose of the Activity is to strengthen accountability and resilience across the Ministry of Education (MOE) and other relevant semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) through improved collection, integration, and use of education data and technology. Position Description The Finance Manager shall work under the leadership of the Chief of Party, and will be responsible for all aspects of operations, including administration, finance, procurement, and human resources, if relevant.   Qualifications The candidate for the position of Finance and Administration Manager shall have at a minimum the following qualifications: Education: A master’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university and Relevant professional certifications and membership from accredited accounting institutions. Skills and Experience: At least 10 years of relevant experience as a Finance and Administration...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Kingston, Jamaica
The Livelihoods Engagement Specialist will provide technical leadership in the development, implementation, and integration of best practice activities that improve access to livelihoods opportunities for youth. The Livelihoods Specialist will play a key role in the development of training and capacity strengthening of Activity partners and youth-led and youth-serving organizations to create and implement youth-centered and youth-friendly private sector engagement strategies, work readiness and soft skills training, mentorship and accompaniment supports, and structured work-based learning opportunities. S/he will provide direct technical training support to ensure that partners and youth-led and youth-serving organizations develop equitable and inclusive organizational culture and approaches to training, mentoring, coaching and accompaniment of a diverse range of underserved youth and increase a range of livelihoods opportunities in the blue, green and orange sectors. As part of...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Lofa, Liberia
The Youth Development Officer will assist in the technical implementation of the USAID Youth Advance Activity at the county, district, community level. The Youth Development Officer will provide support to the Activity’s implementing partners (YSLOs) by conducting monitoring and capacity building activities/coaching to YSLO technical staff and trainers to ensure timely and quality delivery of in class trainings and post-training transitional support package to youth. The Youth Development Officer will work with the USAID Youth Advance technical team to conduct program assessments, liaise with and support YSLOs to conduct health fairs, private sector engagement and create linkages for youth work-based learning, job placements and business sourcing opportunities. The Youth Development Officer is expected to support YSLOs to deliver the GROW livelihoods for youth who venture in businesses, or micro-enterprise start-ups. This position reports to the YSLOs/Local Partners Manager and is...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Position Description The Safety and Security Specialist will contribute to ensuring the overall safety and security of the project staff as well as risk mitigation measures related to project implementation. This will be accomplished primarily through information collection and triangulation with a diverse group of stakeholders, followed by analysis and developing, rolling out and monitoring adherence to organizational policies and procedures as they relate to staff health, risk mitigation and security. The Safety and Security Specialist would be expected to review OSAC updates and other/USG networks for safety and security updates. This position is expected to collaborate closely with EDC-Egypt Projects’ Directors and the Global Safety and Security Director.    Essential Functions, but are not limited to:   Safety & Security Project Implementation Work with the Chief of Party (COP) and other designated personnel to ensure coordination and compliance with the...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Nairobi, Kenya
Project Description The purpose of the Activity is to strengthen accountability and resilience across the Ministry of Education (MOE) and other relevant semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) through improved collection, integration, and use of education data and technology. Position Description The Reading Assessment Specialist will work under the leadership of the Chief of Party and will be responsible for all aspects of Assessment, including overseeing the assessment activities with the Government of Kenya (GoK), sub partners and grantees as well as developing and moderating learner assessment test items where appropriate. Qualifications The candidate for the position of Reading Assessment Specialist shall have at a minimum the following qualifications: Education: A master’s degree in education, social sciences, or related field from an accredited university. Skills and Experience: At least 7 years of experience conducting and supporting learner...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Nairobi, Kenya
Project Description The purpose of the Activity is to strengthen accountability and resilience across the Ministry of Education (MOE) and other relevant semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) through improved collection, integration, and use of education data and technology. Position Description The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist shall work under the leadership of the Chief of Party and will be responsible for all aspects of MEL, including overseeing the MEL activities of sub partners and grantees, and building their MEL capacity if needed. Qualifications The candidate for the position of MEL Specialist shall have at a minimum the following qualifications: Education: A master’s degree in statistics, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, or a related field from an accredited university. Skills and Experience: At least 7 years of experience supporting MEL in developing countries, especially aspects of performance management and...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Kingston, Jamaica
The Technical Director will be responsible for promoting appropriate integration, layering, and sequencing of technical interventions within the scope of this activity. The Technical Director will also be responsible for providing technical support, coordination, and programmatic guidance as well as evidence-based input for strategic planning with the Chief of Party. S/he will work with the technical team to provide technical guidance on activities across the theory of change. S/he will provide leadership in the partnership, mobilization and mentorship of all partners, youth ambassadors, stakeholders as part of planning, designing, implementation and monitoring, as well as the expansion and scaling of the activity’s technical core components. S/he will foster a positive environment of collaboration with partners, modeling the expectations of the New Partnership Initiative to strengthen the capacity of Jamaican partners and reinforce safe enabling environments for youth-friendly,...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Remote (Waltham, MA, USA)
The Early Childhood portfolio has an opening for a full-time Administrative Manager, reporting to the Project Coordinator for the Institute for Home Visiting Workforce Development and Jackie Walorski Center for Evidence-Based Case Management. This position is open to US-based telecommuters. The Institute for Home Visiting Workforce Development builds the capacity of home visiting programs to expand, support, and retain a diverse, highly qualified workforce. The project will focus on key activities include analyzing workforce trends, identifying effective strategies to support home visitors, and providing technical assistance to promote programs’ use of these strategies. Housed within the Institute, the Jackie Walorski Center for Evidence-Based Case Management will advance the use of effective, strengths-based home visiting case management practices in home visiting. The Center team will identify, evaluate, and widely disseminate evidence-based case management best practices that...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Mongu, Zambia
The Provincial Office Manager is a short term contract going up to September 30th 2024. The position will be based in Mongu, Western Province, and will ensure effective implementation of all technical components of the project at the provincial level), establishing strong relationships with provincial education and other relevant stakeholders, and working closely with District Resource Center Coordinators (DRCCs), Zonal Inset Coordinators (ZICs), and Head Teachers to ensure coaching of teachers around literacy, and with Provincial Education Officer (PEO) office staff in support of the same.   Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: General: Clearly articulate the realigned USAID Let’s Read Project activity to MoE provincial and district staff, and field project staff Supervise and provide mentoring and support to, the members of the provincial staff team Provide general oversight of the implementation of all activities at the provincial and...
19/04/2024
Full time
Education Development Center (EDC) Lusaka, Zambia
The Logistics and Operations Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Project and shall be responsible for supporting project-related logistical needs. This includes, but is not limited to, coordination and tracking of Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs) logistics and distribution; equipment distribution; training logistics support; vehicle and logistics management across all six (6) project offices; and closeout support. S/he will work closely with the Operations Manager and Administration and Finance Officers at the provincial offices on relevant operational, administrative, and logistics issues. This position will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will maintain close communications with the technical team as well as operational and financial staff, as relevant, and perform other duties, as assigned.    Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:   Logistics Coordination: Develop distribution and logistics plans...