Senior Program Officer: Content and Program Implementation

Elisa Sednaoui Foundation, Cairo, Egypt

Skill Required:, Policy/ Advocacy and CampaignProject/ Programme ManagementTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th April, 2017


Job Description

Overview of the role

ESF is seeking is seeking a proven professional for the position of program officer focused on educational content development, program design and implementation. The position includes four main components:
1) Support and eventually lead program implementation, including oversight on the ground;
2) Manage and initiate relationships with partners, artists and other stakeholders;
3) Contribute to program design and development, and
4) Contribute to the development of content development for the ESF/Funtasia curriculum.

Candidate Profile

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred an MA degree in fields related to education, social sciences or humanities.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience in the area of program development and implementation or education, ideally in a non-governmental organization setting.
  • Experience working in an internationally focused environment welcomed.
  • Preferred experience in
  • working with technology and teams in various geographical locations.

SKill, ability and interest

  • Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of internationally focused programs.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication – verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated excellence in working with people from diverse cultures and countries.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with children and/or youth.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, highly organized, yet flexible and very open-minded.
  • Ability to quickly absorb new information and transfer it to others.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong ability to manage expectations of a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally.
  • Strong multicultural sensitivity and ability to build cross-cultural consensus.
  • Fluent (close to mother tongue) knowledge of English and Arabic.
  • Life-long learner.

Key responsiblities

Program Implementation

  • Keep track of the programs and maintain an oversight in preparations, execution and wrapping up of the program, including reporting.
  • Support the on the ground program implementation, eventually taking on the lead role in the implementation and oversight of programs
  • Initiate systems of streamlining of new programs.
  • Analyse and put together data descriptives from evaluations and assessments for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Write reports, develop concept notes, preparing budget files, material lists, workshops, etc.
  • Keeping notes on the needs, progress, next steps and following up on them as needed.
  • Archiving the necessary notes, reports and materials.
  • Local logistics, help and coordinate Project Managers.

Relationships with partners and artists

  • Help in identifying potential partners and developments in the field of education and other curriculum foci.
  • Management and strengthening of collaborative relationships on the ground, along with Project managers and other program officers when necessary (such as other NGOs and institutions).
  • Relationship management with artists, partners, trainers, third parties, etc.: follow ups, meeting notes, and keeping record and track.
  • Convey and train others in understanding and being able to communicate the vision, mission and spirit of ESF and Funtasia.

Program design and Development

  • Assess and plan, continuously, programmatic needs of ESF and respond to them – regarding partnerships, content, execution.
  • Prepare thoroughly, with SED, goals, objectives, needs, task lists, partners necessary for a given program and design it accordingly: from youth programming to adult training. Additionally, keeping track of the above and send reminders as needed.

Curriculum Development

  • Research in the field of creative learning, arts-based learning, holistic health, gardening, coding, and other areas of curriculum focus.
  • Help in locating resources for the various topics of the curriculum.
  • Support the SED in developing culturally contextualized activities, modules and units of the various curricula.
  • Provide an innovative insight to curriculum development.

Additional Responsiblities:Be active and forthcoming about new ideas and feedback about the program, the team and youth.

It is expected that the role may evolve.
Location: Egypt.
Terms: Full time, contract-based. This contract is for the period of two year with a possibility of a two-month notice on the side of the employee and employer with a three-month trial period. The position includes mandatory training to reach the full terms of the position.
Salary: To be discussed during the first call
Reporting to: Senior Education Director

Application

Please send your resume and cover letter, with salary requirements to recruitment@funtasia.org no later than April 25th, 2017. Only competitive candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the selection process.


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