Deputy 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 Deputy Chief of Party complements the strengths and responsibilities of the Chief of Party, and is responsible, under the supervision and in close coordination with the Chief of Party, for day-to-day project management, including management of project’s operations and administration, staff, activities and sub-awards and oversight of monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

Qualifications

The candidate for the position of Deputy Chief of Party shall have at a minimum the following qualifications.

Education:

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

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of ten years (eight years with a Master’s degree) of progressively responsible experience managing educational development projects,  preferably in the field of education reform;
  • Ability to participate in all representation and technical meetings in English;
  • Experience managing projects in Egypt; and
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.  

Language:

Fluency in Arabic and professional proficiency in English are required.

Additional Information

Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.

Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.

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EDC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer 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.