Posted on :
2 Jun, 2021
2 Jun, 2021
Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) is a charity improving education in sub-Saharan Africa so that young people achieve their ambitions and strengthen society. We support university and college leaders, employers, policymakers, and young people to turn evidence into practical solutions and maximize resources. By working together, we improve education policies and delivery.
Our goal is to increase access to university or college, improve the quality of education, and enable young people to transition into work. This will support more than 1.4 million current students at over 500 universities and colleges in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia to achieve their ambitions, and create more opportunities for the millions that will follow.
Job Title: Partnerships Manager
The Partnerships Manager is an exciting and critical position within the ESSA team, driving partnership development, on-the-ground, in-country, to maximise the impact of our work. The role will involve managing ESSA’s Employability project that brings together universities, colleges and employers, to ensure young people have the required skills for work. The successful candidate will contribute to identifying, establishing, developing, securing and maintaining effective long-term relationships and partnerships with stakeholders. They will generate and refer leads, research and provide knowledge of partnership needs and requirements, and ensure ESSA’s relationships in-country remain positive, effective, and productive. S(he) will be a focal point-of-contact (in-country) for existing partners and potential new partners.