Posted on :
28 Mar, 2019
28 Mar, 2019
RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.
RTI International is supporting education development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and practice to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning. From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects funded by USAID, DFID and other donors and clients.
Applications are being accepted for an anticipated USAID-funded Improved Early Education Learning Outcomes Activity in Ghana. The anticipated 5-year activity is a follow-on to the existing USAID Ghana Partnership for Education Activity and seeks to build on the current program’s goals of supporting Ghana’s educational institutions to improve, expand and sustain learning outcomes for primary students nationwide. Positions are based in Accra, Ghana.
Job Title: Chief of Party
Responsible for the overall implementation of the project by ensuring integration of project activities through: 1) the annual work plan and budgeting process; 2) creating/maintaining an effective project management team; 3) overseeing an effective monitoring and evaluation system.
Required Skills or Experience
Master’s degree in international development, education, public administration or related field.
Minimum of 12 years of experience in similar education intervention activities, and experience managing complex international donor-funded development activities in challenging environments.
Demonstrated leadership, effective organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, team-building and communication skills.
Proven ability to coordinate with government stakeholders, as well as non-governmental organizations.
How to Apply
To apply, please email your CV/resume to [email protected]. English language CVs required. Please put position title and applicant name in the subject line. Priority application deadline is March 31, 2019.