Programme Manager, Transforming School Accountability

Programme Manager, Transforming School Accountability

Education Partnerships Group

Programme Manager, Transforming School Accountability

Details of the offer

Programme Manager, Transforming School Accountability
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

Salary details:Competitive, based on experience

Contract:Full time, 1-year contract, with possibility to renew

Closing date:31 July 2020

Start date:1 October 2020
About the role:We are looking for a highly motivated and capable candidate to join our growing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Transforming School Accountability (TSA) Programme and will support the expansion and management of the Education Partnerships Group’s (EPG) South Africa portfolio.
The TSA programme aims to improve institutional school accountability in Southern Africa through policy reform and implementation, to ultimately transform teaching and learning outcomes in schools across the country.

The right candidate will find EPG an exciting and entrepreneurial environment and see this role as an opportunity to have a positive impact on institutional governance and the lives of children in South Africa.
About you:South African resident, fluent in English. Fluency in an additional South African language(s) is beneficial.

A minimum of 7 years of professional experience, ideally in a combination of the private and public sector, and in a demanding and results-based environment.
Experience as a project manager with a proven track record of managing complex projects and large budgets.

Excellent interpersonal skills, as the project will include significant client engagement, working with senior personnel in a way that is respectful but focused on achieving results.

Experience in senior stakeholder management, including consensus-building on challenging issues.
A sense of humility and commitment to EPG’s core values

About us:Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education. We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. In the UK, we are a network of 37 schools, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. Through Ark Ventures, we incubate, launch and scale initiatives that address some of the most intractable issues in education and society, both in the UK and around the world.
Incubated within UK education charity, Ark, the Education Partnerships Group (EPG) is an international not-for-profit consultancy that partners directly with governments to shape and strengthen their education systems through pragmatic and implementable policies. We believe that every child has the right to a high-quality education, wherever they go to school. We also believe that the world cannot afford to lose another generation of children to the education crisis. Our vision is that every government is equipped to ensure that every child goes to school and learns.
How to apply:Applicants should send their cover letter and CV to Claire Hendricks (**********). The cover letter should be a maximum of one page, providing details of why you think you would be a good fit for the position, including a description of relevant experience and qualifications. Please include the subject “Programme Manager, TSA” in your email. Note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Questions about the role can be directed to Claire Hendricks (**********).
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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