Job Title: State Team Leader
Company: Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA Phd/Fellowship
Experience: 6 – 9 years
Location: Katsina, Zamfara, Nigeria
Job Field: Administration/Secretarial NGO/Non-Profit
Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as an affiliate of the Family Health international (FHI360) to sustain FHI’s achievements in strengthening indigenous organizational capacity in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is a 3 year UNICEF-funded early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FHI 360 in collaboration with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states, RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states. It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and Integrated Quranic Schools (IQS) in each of the states.
Job Description: – The State Team Leader will be responsible for the state educational program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the reading interventions implemented by AHNI and the other RANA partners in the assigned States as well as overseeing strategic and day-to-day implementation of RANA activities in the State in accordance with the RANA work plan.
Minimum Recruitment Standards: – Advance degree in Education or its recognized equivalent with 6 – 9 years of relevant experience with international development programs. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required. – At least 5-8 years’ experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in teacher education. – Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and schools’ settings. Proven expertise in Hausa language, early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development. – Significant experience in teacher training and support for the development and production of instructional materials, including but not limited to: effective teacher training modules, assessment and/or supplementary materials. – Significant experience in teacher training and support for the development and production of instructional materials, including but not limited to: effective teacher training modules, assessment and/or supplementary materials. – Demonstrated experience in coordination of training interventions, setting realistic priorities, and planning for the successful implementation of activities.
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