Chief of Party – Egypt – Teach For Tomorrow

  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
  • Full-time

Company Description

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC)

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world. 

EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.    

EDC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.  

Project Description 

The TEACH FOR TOMORROW activity’s overall goal is to support improved teaching of the reformed curricula at the primary level by qualified, incentivized, and continuously developed teachers; and furthermore, to institutionalize a Continuous Professional Development system that adapts to Egyptian educators’ evolving professional development needs.  ICT is an important aspect of this national-level reform.

Job Description

The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for technical leadership, administrative oversight, and overall coordination of the project. The COP will serve as the principle institutional liaison with USAID and the GOE. They will manage staff and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements, as well as ensure the quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the Project. The COP should have demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines and budget.

Qualifications

The Chief of Party must be a senior professional with the following minimum set of qualifications: 

Education:  

A Master’s degree in Public Policy, Education, International Development or a relevant field from an internationally recognized university.  PhD preferred.

Skills and Experience:  

  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in the successful implementation of international development programs, including substantial experience in leading complex education reform and/or system designs projects at pre-university level; 
  • A proven leadership in the administration of similar sized international donor technical assistance projects; 
  • Experience in Egypt strongly desired; and 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.  

Language:  

Fluency in English is required.

Additional Information

EDC is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply