Team Leader – Chemonics – Dar Es Salaam

The position
will be based in Dodoma and will require travel to other parts of Tanzania. The project is expected to start in March 2021 and conclude in March 2027.

Bachelor’s degree in education, social science, international development, or a related discipline is required. Advanced degree in education or relevant discipline is preferred
Track record of progressive responsibility, and at least ten years of professional experience managing large (£30m+), complex, donor-funded education and/or national system/institutional reform projects of similar scale, scope and complexity in developing countries, including as Team Leader/Chief of Party
Familiarity of working closely with central government ministries to implement reforms; build capacity in data analysis, planning, resource allocation and budget disbursement; and/or improve public financial management. Experience supporting the implementation of Payment for Results (PforR) mechanisms is strongly preferred
Experience taking a holistic approach when intervening in schools (i.e. working at different levels of the school environment to maximise effectiveness, specifically: teaching, management and leadership and community). Demonstrated international thought leadership in the field of international education and specifically pre-primary and primary education is preferred
Experience delivering gender- and disability-sensitive/transformative pedagogy, and enhancing school safety

managing programmes in a politically smart, adaptive and iterative way that draws on systems thinking, political economy analysis and generating/using evidence and lessons learned to inform programme delivery
Experience leading large teams
Track record of collaborating and building partnerships with host country governments, UK government agencies, donor agencies and international organisations
Experience working on DFID-funded projects is strongly preferred
Geographical experience and knowledge of education sector in East Africa and particularly in Tanzania is preferred
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of Swahili would be an advantage

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