Somaliland: Relief International-RI Somalia Wants an Education Program Team Leader


Somalilandsun- Relief International (RI) is an international relief and development agency with cross-sectoral programs comprised of teams of humanitarian and development professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development. RI has been implementing basic education projects in Somalia since 2009 and other complex and fragile contexts (e.g. Iraq, Jordan, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan etc.).

RI is currently pursuing an Education Team Leader will lead in the areas of strategy, management, coordination and representation, financial and compliance oversight and program development. This will include providing overall leadership in development and roll out of a Somalia Education Sector Strategy through a consultative and collaborative process; effectively coordinating consortium partners and other partners in the education sector; representing RI to donors and government authorities at the local and national level; and providing oversight in ensuring that education projects are implemented as per agreed requirements and in compliance with donor regulations.
Position: Education Team Leader

Location: Somalia (with significant travel to various locations within Somalia, Somaliland and Nairobi, Kenya)
Duration: 1 year, with possibility of extension

Reports to: Country Director

As per Program Strategy the Education Team Leader shall Provide leadership in development, review and roll out of a country education strategy, in coordination with the RI Regional Education Director, Deputy Director for Program Quality, and Global Education Technical Lead.Preventing Possible Renewed Border Conflict between Somaliland and Somalia’s Puntland-FCSS
The ideal candidate should posses relevant Qualifications and experiences especially
• Minimum seven (7) years of experience in program management, ideally as a Chief of Party, Consortium/Programme Director or similar level
• Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Development Studies, or related field. And
• Demonstrated experience in program and financial management of large grants/projects.
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