IBTCI Education Specialist/Expert in Morocco

Job Title: Education Specialist/Expert

Department/Location: Morocco

Reports To: Project Director

Type: Full Time, Consultancy (6-8 months)

Overview: IBTCI is seeking an Education Specialist/Expert for the anticipated USAID-funded Performance Evaluation of Education Activities in Morocco. The Performance Evaluation of the Education sector of USAID/Morocco's programming include evaluation of several active awards, the USAID/Morocco Project Appraisal Document (PAD), and how these support the Development Objectives of USAID/Morocco.

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that operational research is consistent with requested activities;

  • Develop, manage, and analyze the requested assessment, research and analytical activities;

  • Work with the Program Manager/Senior Education Advisor to strengthen the collection, storage and use of data related to this Task Order;

  • Manage and coordinate DC- and field-based research specialists, and any other staff responsible for requested research activities and related reporting;

  • Ensure that data gathering methodologies are gender, disability-inclusive, and conflict sensitive, and are meeting rigorous standards;

  • Ensure all research is consistently and systematically tracked and reported.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience working on technical and/or operational issues related to development;

  • Subject matter expertise on education;

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to keep to a timeline;

  • Advanced interpersonal skills that enable effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders such as government officials, civil society partners, and donors;

  • Preferred: Extensive demonstrable experience in Northern Africa and the Middle East, particularly Morocco.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of experience in teacher education, training or with research related to education in development work, with demonstrated results;

  • Strong knowledge and professional background in education;

  • Good knowledge of gender equity issues in primary education, especially in the region;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Arabic, French and English;

  • Preferred: experience in the education/reading sector in Morocco.

Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

Education: Advanced degree in Education, International Development, International Relations, other Social Sciences, or a related field.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: The candidate is required to travel to Morocco.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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