Regional Fellowship Scheme Officer NGO Jobs – Mott MacDonald

Organisation: Mott
MacDonald
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
 Mott MacDonald
is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development
consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140
countries for both the public and private sectors. Our International
Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international
development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban
Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40
countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries
and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and
municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are
committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to
provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.
Job Summary:  The Regional Fellowship Scheme Officer will
support the Fleming Fund Regional Coordinator (in the Regional Hub office) and
Fellowship Coordinator (in London), providing management of the Fleming
Fellowship Scheme across their region. 
The role will require the position holder to spend up to 40% of their
time travelling, primarily to Fleming Fund countries in their region for
placement of fellowships, on-site verification, and partner liaison.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                    
Provide
support in design of the Fellowship Terms of Reference by participating in
Country needs-assessments to produce a country specific Fellowship Terms of
Reference
                    
Managing
the process of developing, publishing, and evaluating calls for Fellowship
applications.
                    
Reviewing
Fellowship applications, Fellowship Work plans and Collaborative Project Plans,
making recommendations for approval which represent good value for money.
                    
Organising
Fellowship workshops and assist in development of Fellowship work plans.
                    
Coordinating
with the Regional teams to ensure alignment of Fellowship Scheme activities
with country grant investments.
                    
Monitoring
of activities delivered by Host Institutions and reporting problems and issues
to the Fellowship Coordinator and Regional coordinator.
                    
Organising
and assisting with national and regional workshops, meetings or networking
events to ensure Fellows are supported to collaborate across countries, regions
and disciplines.
                    
Being a
first point of contact for Fellows, Beneficiary Institutions and Host
Institutions in their region.
                    
Ensuring
Host Institutions are supported to plan and deliver activities that will lead
to effective professional development of Fellows and the strengthening of
Beneficiary Institutions, and that activities are planned and delivered to
maximise value for money.
                    
Identifying
needs for technical assistance (TA) to support effective planning and delivery
of the Fleming Fellowship Scheme. This may include working with Regional
Coordinators to write terms of reference, delivering TA directly or identifying
suitable expertise, and quality assuring outputs.
                    
Supporting
the design and delivery of cross regional activities such as occasional ‘global
level’ Fleming Fellowship Scheme learning and networking events.
                    
Being
the Fleming Fellowship Scheme’s main point of contact within the region.
                    
Consolidated
reporting to the UK office on Fleming Fellowship Scheme activities across
countries in their region.
                    
Representing
the Fleming Fellowship Scheme as required at meetings, workshops and
conferences.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant must hold a Degree in adult education, public health or similar, or
professional experience proving equivalent experience.
                    
Organisational
/ project management
                    
Working
with multiple stakeholders across countries.
                    
Quality
assuring activities and outputs through regular monitoring
                    
Trouble
shooting and problem-solving.
                    
Experience
in monitoring and evaluating programmes.
                    
Excellent
communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
                    
Able to
multi task and maintain a critical overview of interrelated tasks, projects and
issues, ensuring delivery according to targets and timelines.
                    
Able to
provide constructive and timely feedback in a diplomatic way to improve the quality
of outputs.
                    
Demonstrated
ability to work collaboratively: communicating, building relationships and
influencing effectively with colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
                    
Strong
problem-solving skills and ability to analyse problems and select remedies and
opportunities.·       
                    
Excellent
written and oral English language skills.
                    
Strong
problem-solving skills and ability to analyse problems and select remedies and
opportunities.·       
                    
Excellent
written and oral English language skills.



Desirable
                    
Higher
education (post graduate degree) in adult education, public health or similar.
                    
Post-graduate
Certificate in Learning and Teaching, or similar
                    
Monitoring
and evaluation
                    
Designing
and/or delivering education/professional development activities would be considered
an asset.
                    
Managing,
supporting and evaluating the delivery of education/ professional development
activities would be advantageous.·       
                    
Experience
of managing calls for funding and reviewing applications.
                    
Ability
to work in other languages would be considered an asset, with French language
for West Africa.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply direct via the careers
website of Mott MacDonald at the web lick below. Please create an account and
submit a curriculum vitae and application letter.
Deadline: 3rd May 2019
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