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30 Jan 2020

Full-Time PROGRAMS OFFICER

Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukeson (KOBLE) –  Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

The Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukeson (KOBLE) is a national coalition of civil society organisations with the aim of engaging the Government and other stakeholders on national education policy, to help ensure that all ni-Vanuatu have access to good quality and inclusive publically provided education. The coalition’s office is located in Port Vila.

The selected Programs Officer will report to the KOBLE Coordinator and will:

  • Assist in the supervision and provide support to KOBLE local and international volunteers
  • Liaise with CSOs, government officials, donors and other stakeholders on behalf of KOBLE, as required by the Coordinator
  • Assist with the Coordination and planning, design and implementation of workshops, training consultations surveys, research and capacity strengthening measures for KOBLE ’s members and constituency
  • Provide support to KOBLE in the implementation of its programs towards the achievement of KOBLE ’s objectives
  • Assist in capacity development and institutional strengthening initiatives for KOBLE as required
  • Assist the Coordinator to produce quality reports, policy briefs, project proposals, case studies and other education advocacy materials as requested by KOBLE on aspects of education and education aid
  • Ensure careful management and acquittal of the program and finances and assist the timely preparation of program narrative
  • Participate in lobbying and advocacy initiatives as required, and in line with the vision of KOBLE as stipulated in its constitution
  • Write monthly Press Releases.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • Sound knowledge of Vanuatu and Pacific education issues
  • Strong experience in development program administration
  • Experience in lobbying and policy analysis and advocacy would be desirable
  • Experience in writing reports and proposals and developing budgets would be desirable
  • Experience working with CSOs at a national level is preferable
  • Experience as a community based educator/ facilitator and familiarity with participatory learning approaches would be an advantage.

Personal Attributes:
The successful applicant will:

  • Have high integrity and trustworthiness in the use of funds and be committed to accurate recording of financial transactions and abide by KOBLE’s financial management guidelines and manual
  • Be a hard-working, efficient person who prides her/ himself on quality, timely work
  • A fast and willing learner who is able to take initiative and work effectively when unsupervised.

Language: English, Bislama

Job Expired 14/02/2020

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time.

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