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Abt Associates jobs in Senegal – Technical Specialist / Education Advisor -Technical Specialist / Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Advisor- Jan 2021

Abt Associates jobs in Senegal is recruiting qualified candidates for positions in an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Senegal, Government to Government (G2G) Ops, which aims to provide technical assistance to USAID/Senegal and the Government of Senegal (GOS) on G2G-related tasks to improve the functionality and effectiveness of G2G components, particularly in the areas of Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Education, through the provision of high quality analytic, management, capacity building and logistic support services to the Health Office, Education Office, Economic Growth Office, Ministry of Health and Social Action, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Water and Sanitation.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), the Education Advisor leads the technical management and development related to education and the Ministry of Education. This position will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of technical activities, capacity building, and government to government aid with the Ministry of Education. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Education Advisor will work in partnership with USAID and local-government agencies and officials, and other partners and project staff.

Technical Specialist / Education Advisor – G2G Ops Senegal

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 31 December 2020
  • Senegal
  • Closing on 30 January 2021

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Key Roles and Responsibilities -Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • Supports the Government to Government (G2G) Funding Mechanism and serves as a link between the chief medical doctors in the regions and the Ministry of Education’s central level services.
  • Supports development of meaningful and practical Milestones while taking into account the Ministry of Education’s performance measurement framework.
  • Helps analyze progress made in the implementation of the annual technical plans and data use for communication and advocacy with the Ministry of Education.
  • Ensures alignment between the USAID G2G WASH program and the Ministry of Education.
  • Organizes and leads capacity building meetings and workshops with the Ministry of Education and other GOS counterparts.
  • Supports assessment of progress made, analysis of unattained targets and indicators and implementation of corrective measures for the achievement of the expected results;
  • Coordinates with other technical leads on cross-sectoral and multi-sectoral activities and deliverables.
  • Helps identify Short-term Technical Assistance (STTA) needs for G2G beneficiaries.
  • In coordination with the Public Finance expert, works with the Ministry of Education’s finance and administrative staff to plan and monitor Education budgets.
  • Develops assessments and reports as required; contributes to progress updates and project programmatic reports.
  • Leads the workplan development for Education related activities and project reporting.

Preferred Qualifications – Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • Master’s Degree in international education, education policy, non-formal and/or other alternative education approaches, basic education, teacher training, and/or social/behavioral sciences.
  • At least 8 years of relevant technical experience working with the Ministry of Education on policy and strategy formulation at national and subnational levels. This experience should involve direct work experience at multiple levels of in the school system including national, school, classroom, and community levels.
  • Demonstrated experience developing materials to support effective capacity building at multiple levels in the education system.
  • Demonstrated experience in teachers’ professional development and training as well as knowledge of international best practices in education such as improving quality education, increasing access to schools, and improving reading performance.
  • Strong financial management skills. Excellent negotiation/advocacy skills within varying cultural and professional contexts, in particular regarding donors and government officials.
  • Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good report and proposal writing skills.
  • Required fluency in French and excellent oral and writing skills in English.
  • Experience working with USAID is strongly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications – Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • (6+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

Technical Specialist / Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Advisor – G2G Ops Senegal

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 31 December 2020
  • Senegal
  • Closing on 30 January 2021
  • Proposal

Apply Here

Key Roles and Responsibilities – Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • Supports the Government to Government (G2G) Funding Mechanism and serves as a link between the chief medical doctors in the regions and the Ministry of Water and Sanitation’s central level services.
  • Supports development of meaningful and practical Milestones while taking into account the Ministry of Water and Sanitation’s performance measurement framework.
  • Helps analyze progress made in the implementation of the annual technical plans and data use for communication and advocacy with the Ministry of Water and Sanitation.
  • Ensures alignment between the USAID G2G WASH program and the Ministry of Water and Sanitation priorities.
  • Organizes and leads capacity building meetings and workshops with the Ministry of Water and Sanitation and other GOS counterparts.
  • Supports assessment of progress made, analysis of unattained targets and indicators and implementation of corrective measures for the achievement of the expected results;
  • Coordinates with other technical leads on cross-sectoral and multi-sectoral activities and deliverables
  • Helps identify Short-term Technical Assistance (STTA) needs for G2G beneficiaries.
  • In coordination with the Public Finance expert, works with the Ministry of Water and Sanitation’s finance and administrative staff to plan and monitor WASH budgets.
  • Develops assessments and reports as required; contributes to progress updates and project programmatic reports.
  • Leads the work plan development for WASH related activities and project reporting.

Preferred Qualifications – Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • Master’s Degree in environmental, water or public health sciences or policy; specialization in water, sanitation and hygiene preferred.
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience working with the Ministry of Water and Sanitation and/or in conducting/managing water, sanitation and hygiene projects in a government setting.
  • Technical experience in WASH policy at both the national and sub-national level.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity development with Ministry of Water and Sanitation staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international best practices in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Excellent negotiation/advocacy skills within varying cultural and professional contexts, in particular regarding donors and government officials.
  • Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills.
  • Required fluency in French and excellent oral and writing skills in English.
  • Experience working with USAID is strongly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications – Abt Associates jobs in Senegal

  • (6+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

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