BLF Project implementation Lead – VSO International

Type of role
Location Rwanda
Salary Competitive- Local Benchmark
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract length 2 Years-Renewable
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date 23 Nov 2020
Interview date 1st December 2020
Start date 1st January 2020

 

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

About Building Learning Foundations (BLF)

Building Learning Foundations (BLF) is a programme of the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) and Rwanda Education Board (REB) that is funded by the British High Commission-Kigali as part of its Learning For All programme in Rwanda.

The programme is focused on improving learning outcomes at P1 to P5 in English and Mathematics. This is intended to improve the pupils’ learning achievement in higher grades, thereby increasing equitable access to primary and secondary education in Rwanda.

The programme is built on three foundations to ensure long term, sustainable impact: Teacher development, leadership for learning and system strengthening. Each Foundation has a focus on inclusive education practices for pupils with Special Education Needs to ensure no child is left behind.

The Programme is implemented by a consortium of organizations; Education Development Trust (lead), British Council, and VSO in all 30 Districts of Rwanda.
BLF began in July 2017 and will run until September 2023.

The Project implementation Lead is responsible for strategic development, implementation and successful delivery of the Building Learning Foundations (BLF) Project in Rwanda in line with the donor (BHC/EDT) and VSO standards through our unique Volunteering for Development Approach in order to optimize and contribute to its vision of a fairer world for everyone.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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