Room to Read Laos

Room to Read Laos

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  • Provincial Coordinator-USAID_LTR (Lao National) Job AnnouncementProvincial CoordinatorApplication close: 6 October 2020Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools in low-income communities during two time periods which are most critical in a child’s schooling: Literacy Program – early primary school for literacy acquisition; and Girls’ Education Program – secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions. Room to Read has benefited 12.4 million children across over 20,000 communities in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Grenada, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam and Zambia, and aims to reach 15 million children by 2020. Learn more at www.roomtoread.org.Room to Read started working in Laos in 2005 and had been supporting education development in 10 provinces throughout Laos. We are seeking an experienced provincial Coordinators for the USAID Learn to Read activity, a five year (2018-2023) basic education intervention, implemented by a consortium led by Save the Children International (SCI) and its partners Room to Read (RtR) and Humanity and Inclusion (HI).Provincial Coordinator, USAID Learn to Read Accelerator, Base in RTR Regional Office, Attapeu Province.Position Overview:The Provincial Coordinator is responsible for serving as managing the ongoing implementation of the Learn to Read Project in the province, ensuring timely, efficient and well-planned, well-coordinated with teams internal and external and timely implementation of activities and reporting. This position will involve some travel to project sites, close coordination with local partners, thus requires strong communication and coordination skills. The PC reports to the South Regional Project Manager, and manages project officers. The Provincial Coordinator has specific duties and responsibilities (For the full TOR, please visit our website).In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.Qualifications:Required:Bachelor degree in Education, development management or related fieldMinimum of 5 years’ related work experience, with experience in leadership and management roles. Prior experience working with schools, teachers, administrators and government officials is advantageousExtensive experience in program management and ability to lead a program and support a team working from remote locations.Skills and experience in project/program monitoring review, reporting and evaluation.Strong team management and capacity-building skills and experience.Ability to represent the Project, promote and advocate for children’s rights and maintain good relations at a provincial level with donors, international and national Non-Government Organizations and local authorities in the province.Ability and willingness to live in Champasack or Attapeu or Vientiane and work with limited supervision and to use own initiative.Commitment to and understanding of the Project’s aims values and principles.Team player with capacity to coordinate multiple stakeholders, work under pressure and tight deadlines and manage multiple and competing priorities.Good command of English (both written and oral)Good interpersonal skills and a team playerProven ability to build the capacity of others to achieve desired outcomesPrior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of peopleAbility and desire to travel frequentlyAbility to juggle multiple priorities simultaneouslyPreferredExperience in working as a supervisor.Experience working with rural communitiesEffectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work.Past experience with USAID-funded projects and understanding of USAID rules and regulations.Compensation & BenefitRoom to Read Laos value our staff commitment and offers the professional working environment, a competitive monthly salary and other fringe benefits such as: 13th Monthly salary, AGL Premium Insurance for its staff and Medical Insurance for the family members, Annual Medical Check-up, Retirement Funds, Phone Allowance, etc.This USAID Learn to Read Activity is funded by USAID and led by Save the Children Laos, a child rights based organization.Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developingthe skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.Application ProcedurePlease submit your application through our online recruiting system at below link, which should include your update Resume/CV with Cover Letter.https://www.roomtoread.org/about-us/careers/And click See Current VacanciesOr click onhttps://osv-rtr.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/RoomToRead/job/Laos---Attapeu/Coordinator--Provincial_R-01353
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