The Education Programme Manager of TDH in Libya is responsible for the successful management and supervision of the Education programme in Libya. The Education PM ensures TDH is appropriately represented at the Country level regarding its Education strategy and relevant networks/stakeholders. In addition, primary responsibilities include the management of the key staff appointed to the Education Programme’s projects, and developing new proposals, needs assessments and narrative reports. The Education PM is the leading education team member responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the programme and its compliance with TDH and the donor’s strategies and procedures in Libya.
Specifically, the Education PM is in charge of:
· Participating in and coordinating with the senior management team, ensuring regular information flows and timely decisions;
· Accountable for people management of field staff; this includes – hiring & firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc.;
· Ensuring the overall provision of and adherence to the TDH’s policies, procedures, guidelines, systems and standard practices;
· Revision/evaluation of monthly activities concerning projects implementation with Head of Programme and Country Delegate;
· Suggestions for adjustment in project activities (quarterly);
· Responsible for monitoring project/programme progress and guaranteeing the quality of the implemented activities and projects;
· Leading member of overall project evaluations, assessments, and baselines;
· Responsible for submission of internal reports to Country Delegate and Head of Programme and adjustments of programmes if necessary.
Team management, coaching and project supervision
· Monitoring and planning of project activities, ensuring effective delivery in line with donor requirements and the TDH’s mission;
· Overall management and coordination of education programme – ensuring results and objectives as per project documents are achieved within the given budget and time-plan
· Collects internal and external reports to ensure effective information flows and to harmonize and finalize programme reports to be submitted to donors, being sure that reporting deadlines are met;
· Ensure timely information on progress and results is available by compiling, organizing, analyzing, monitoring, and preparing data for situation reports, fact sheets, donor reports, briefing notes, and other reporting products;
· Undertake field visits – whenever possible – to gather the information on results related to the Education response activities to ensure that all data from the field is captured, documented and reported in a results-based and timely manner for donors and internal purposes;
· Supervise and/or coordinate with area team to better ensure the information flow, monitoring and reporting on project implementation, and provide financial and strategic oversight where required.
· Responsible for monitoring the total budget of the education programme in the country and its implementation;
· Responsible for informing Head of Programme and Country Delegate of issues with an impact on the budget and suggesting reallocations;
· Preparing the budgets for project proposals (with the support of field and admin staff);
· Consult on level of expenditure of project budget lines and comparison to actual implementation on the ground at global level;
· Supervising the preparation of financial reporting on projects performance and evaluation.
· In collaboration with Country Delegate, Head of Programme and technical staff, shall implement an appropriate the defined strategy related to the Education/Child Protection Sector, setting clear objectives and indicators;
· Supporting the development of new proposals, aligned to TDH’s Country Strategy, in collaboration with Country Delegate, Head of Programme, the Child Protection Programme Manager and technical coordinators, applying a multisector approach;
· Supporting donor relations by contributing to the production of various communication products for donors and accompanying donors during field visits, in coordination with programme and field office colleagues;
· Providing strategic and technical guidance on key components of TDH’s work to foster good practice and ensure that minimum standards are met in all sectors.
Strategic partnership and networking/representation
· Supporting the development of the country strategy document;
· Submitting relevant documentation and data for project proposal development;
· Participating in Cluster/Sector coordination meetings at the national level and other working groups or coordination meetings, as required, representing the organization and feeding back to the Head of Programme and Country Delegate on relevant issues, and following up on relevant action points;
· Developing and maintaining appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication with the assigned project staff, technical coordinators as well as other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, ECW and UN agencies and other NGOs), to ensure good cooperation and partnerships;
· Attending donor and other partners meetings, representing the progress of activities in field offices (planned, implementation, planned changes, achievements, new project possibilities);
The parties may mutually agree on additional tasks to be assigned to ensure the smooth and correct implementation of the assigned role.
Coordination and Line Management
The Line Manager within TDH in Libya is the Head of Programmes.
For contractual matters, the reference person is the Country Delegate and the Desk Officer.
• University degree (minimum BA) obtained for at least 2 years;
• At least 3 years of experience in similar positions;
• Excellent knowledge of English, both written and oral; knowledge of the Arabic language will be a rewarding requirement.
• Excellent knowledge of the Office application package with particular focus on Excel and Word;
• Excellent organizational and human resource management skills;
• Ability to adapt to difficult contexts.
• Excellent ability to understand gender issues in a complex environment;
• Adherence to the principles and values of the Terre des Hommes Italia Onlus Foundation.
• Experience in managing emergency projects;
• Interest and motivation to work in a non-profit organization.
How to apply
How to apply:
Interested candidates possessing required experience and skills are invited to send an updated CV and a motivation letter including at least three references to [email protected] quoting in the object of the email the reference Education programme Manager Libya
Applications that do not meet the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered
The deadline for receiving applications is 17th April 2022. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
We apologize in advance as only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. TDH IT reserves the right to fill the position before the closing date of the published vacancy in case a suitable candidate is identified.
TDH Italia has a zero-tolerance policy towards SEAH and is not willing to employ any person who has been found guilty of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment. Ethics is part of the annual performance appraisal.