Education Advisor Job Career – VVOB-Education for Development

Job Title:  Education Advisor
Organisation: VVOB-Education
for Development
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Gross Monthly Salary Scale: From UGX 6,830,095 to 9,347,457
Contract duration: until 31/12/2021, with possible extension.
About US:
VVOB-Education for
Development is a Belgian non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the
quality of education VVOB has its head quitters in Brussels Belgium and is
currently implementing education programmes in 9 countries in the global South.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Education Advisor is responsible for detecting professional
    development needs of teachers and educational managers, initiate and
    manage capacity development processes and trajectories in cooperation with
    the strategic and operational partners, and contribute to the development
    and implementation of new proposals.
  •  The Education Advisor will
    further establish and maintain strong relations with strategic partners
    including the Ministry of Education & Sports and support the
    facilitation of curriculum development.
  • In this capacity the advisor will regularly travel within Uganda.
  •  The successful candidate will
    join a team of advisors comprised of other education advisors,
    agricultural advisors, and a MEAL advisor, and shall report to the
    programme manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Masters’ Degree in Education,
    Development Studies or related field;
  • At least six years’ working experience with the Ugandan education
  • An in-depth understanding of:
  • The priorities for strengthening education sector in Uganda, and/of
    ongoing reform processes.
  • The systems and practices directed to the professional development
    of instructors and instructors’ educators;
  • Demonstrable experience with capacity development processes in the
    context of educational institutions;
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with equity and gender in education
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with all phases of Project Cycle
    Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the
    development sector;
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications through email to
Your application
should include:
  • In the subject line: Application: name and position for which you
  • Motivation letter;
  • CV;
  • Salary expectations;
  • 3 reference persons and telephone and email contacts (former and
    current employers only);
  • Shortlisted candidates are invited for a written test (home
    assignment) and will be interviewed in Kampala in the week beginning
    October 21. Reference checks will be made before a final offer.
Please note, applications that do not meet the requirements listed above will
not be reviewed. Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 13th October 2019
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