Closing date: Monday, 23 July 2018
Job no: 514423
Position type: Fixed Term Staff
Department/Office: Thimphu, Bhutan
Categories: Education, NO-2
Purpose for the job: The Education Officer reports to the Education Specialist for supervision. The Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for Education programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
Support to programme development and planning (with focus on ECCD)
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support to programme implementation
Networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
1.Support to programme development and planning (with focus on ECCD)
Conduct and update the situation analysis and carry out assessments on early childhood development related issues to establish evidence-based data to support holistic policy and programme development, as well as coordinated planning, implementation, and monitoring of ECCD related programmes/projects.
Contribute to the development and establishment of ECCD programme goals, objectives, strategies, and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of ECCD related information and data for development planning and goal setting.
Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, programme, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
Prepare required programme documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process.
2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results.
Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss ECCD operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decisions. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.