Senior Technical Lead
Deadline of this Job:
16 August 2020
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Sightsavers is recruiting for a Senior Technical Lead – Disability Inclusion for an anticipated six-year, DFID-funded education programme in Tanzania. Shule Bora (Quality School) seeks to improve quality, inclusiveness, and safety of learning for all 11.5 million girls and boys in government pre-primary and primary schools in Tanzania. In addition to providing support to government systems at the national level, Shule Bora will provide additional focused support to an estimated 4.4 million children in 9 regions.
Contract: Two Year Fixed Term (with possibility of extension)
Location: Dodoma, Tanzania
Salary: circa TZS 135,679,124 per annum. Local terms and conditions apply including regional benefits .
About the role:
The Senior Technical Lead – Disability Inclusion will be based in Dodoma and will work closely with the Government of Tanzania, Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST), the President’s Office Regional and Local Government (PO-RALG), Regional Governments, District Governments and other key stakeholders to collaboratively achieve the Shule Bora Outcome related to disability: ‘Children with disabilities access and learn in schools’ (one of four Programme Outcomes).
Job Skills: Not Specified
The ideal candidate will have strategic leadership experience and technical level expertise in both disability and education. You will have the ability to represent the organisation; build collaboration and develop partnerships with external stakeholders, especially in governments and local organisations.
It is anticipated that you will be a Tanzanian national with strong connections to the Tanzanian Ministry of Education. You will possess excellent oral and written English language skills and knowledge of Swahili would be a real advantage. Preferred experience/ qualifications for the Senior Technical Lead – Disability
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8