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  • Posted: Apr 12, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
  • Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the world's most vulnerable children Street Child began its work in Sierra Leone in 2008 working with a small number of street children, eight years later we have helped to transform the lives of more than 50,000 children across Sierra Leone, Liberia a...
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    ECW / CERF Project Manager (Re-advertised)

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno.

    Role Purpose

    • Street Child is looking for a dedicated Team Lead for our Borno Package Education project in partnership with UNICEF and funded by EU. Our project component consists in providing non-formal education for 18,000 Internally Displaced and Out of School Children and mainstream them into formal education, improving the quality of education with training of volunteer teachers and remedial intervention for better learning outcomes.
    • Street Child also integrates Child Protection to ensure children learn in a safe and protective environment in school and at home aligned with the commitment to the localisation agenda, Street Child will implement together with three local organisations we have been working together in the last two years.
    • The main responsibility of the team lead will be to manage and coach project officers and implementing partners to progress the project implementation against the work plan and the objectives, achieving timely project outputs and outcomes. The team lead will work under the support and supervision of the Education Programmes Manager and will submit regular reports with evidence of the progress.
    • The position proven capacity of project delivery, effective team management and effective partner management at a senior level. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in Education, good communication skills, and excellent leadership abilities. Analytical thinking and the capacity to research innovative intervention methods, as well as creativity and flexibility are also expected.

    Key Responsibilities
    Project Implementation (70%):

    • Responsible overall for the implementation of Street Childs Borno Package EiE project
    • Project implementation and review, including development of work plans with Street Child team and implementing partners, and use of project management tools.
    • Project delivery, including monitoring of activities progress again target, and supervising and recording project activities expenditure against budget
    • Preparation of narrative and review of financial reports monthly, quarterly and annually with oversight from Education Programmes Manager.
    • Troubleshooting and reporting issues with project implementation to Education Programmes Manager.
    • Responsible for effective management of implementing partners by leading the project team to manage and support implementing partners, in collaboration with the finance team, education programmes manager and partnerships officer.
    • Overseeing the monitoring function of the Street Child team to identify and respond to issues with partners.

    Leadership (30%):

    • Display excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills among colleagues, partners and external stakeholders
    • Positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences;
    • A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
    • An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
    • Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches to Education;
    • Demonstrate ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.

    Core Values:

    • Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child's role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity, high integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
    • Ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information with acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
    • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment

    Education / Qualifications

    • Master Degree in Social Science, Education or equivalent 
    • Experience: (at least 4 years) working in international development in programme management roles;
    • Experience: (at least 2 years) of working in North-East Nigeria on the emergency response in education or other relevant sectors;
    • Experience in managing sizable teams
    • Proven evidence of having led the delivery of successful programmes, ideally with a budget of $1m

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills.
    • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills/experience
    • Knowledge of project cycle management.
    • Knowledge and ability to apply INEE standards an advantage


    • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and excellent writing skills.
    • Hausa and additional local language skills are highly desirable

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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