2 Project Officer – Education Community of Practice (ECoP) Career Opportunities – Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Organisation: Aga Khan
Foundation (AKF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: AKF Lead
Project Officers
About US:
Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a
private, non-denominational, international development agency developing and
promoting innovative solutions that improve the quality of life. AKF seeks
sustainable solutions to long term problems of poverty, hunger, literacy and
health, with a special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in coastal
and other resource-poor areas,
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Education Community of
Practice (ECoP) will play a technical role in training, mentoring and
monitoring project stakeholders (i.e. district education officials, head
teachers and teachers) on the project’s Education Community of Practice
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    coordinate the training of education officials, primary school head
    teachers and teachers on ECoP courses and applications.
  • Provide
    cluster and school-level mentorship in partnership with district education
  • Technically
    support district education officials to implement ECoP School mentoring
    and monitoring using ICT
  • Design
    schedule for periodic reflective meetings at school and cluster level.
  • Actively
    facilitate the collection and documentation of project results, including
    the effective documentation of lessons leant and participate in project
    evaluations, reporting to stakeholders
  • Technically
    support coordination and integration with other AKF projects in West Nile
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidates for the 2 Project Officer vacancies should hold degrees
    in Education or Social Sciences
  • A
    minimum of three to five years of relevant education sector experience
    with a similar organization, familiarity with Education Communication of
    Practice is desirable.
  • Proven
    experience in training, facilitation and mentorship skills.
  • Proven
    ICT proficiency.
  • Proven
    competency in data collection and analysis.
  • Good
    report writing skills
  • Possess
    the ability to adhere to strict deadlines and results-oriented
  • Fluency
    in both written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge
    of Aringa for Yumbe District / Kakwa for Koboko district is desirable
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants are encouraged to send their updated CVs (not exceeding 3
pages), including contact details of three professional references, and a
covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the position to the
Country Director (AKF Uganda) via E-mail to akf.uganda@akdn.org with “the title
of the position applied for” in the subject line.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 13th March, 2015

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