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The AIMS recrute 01 Director SFE & Programs

The AIMS recrute 01 Director SFE & Programs

 
Salaire/ mois
LocalisationDakar / Sénégal
Expiration30 Mars 2018
Description de l’offre

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS, www.nexteinstein.org) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and outreach in mathematical sciences. Its mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency. The first AIMS centre opened in Cape Town, South Africa in 2003; since 2011, AIMS has opened additional centres in Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Tanzania and Rwanda. The goal of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is to build a pan-African network of 15 centres of excellence across the continent by 2023.

Each AIMS centre provides an intensive and broad education to over 50 African students each year and prepares them for leadership careers in academia, government and industry. The AIMS educational program relies on top international lecturers who teach in a 24-hour learning environment.

If you bring a collaborative spirit with a passion to effect change, consider this opportunity as the…

Director, Skills for Employability (SFE) & Programs – AIMS Senegal

Reporting to the President, AIMS Senegal the Director SFE & Programs will be responsible for the coordination of the day to day programmatic activities of AIMS Senegal overall program portfolio including the Skills for Employability (SFE) and the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program.

As the Director, you will work with a multicultural team to provide operational leadership and oversight in planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the programs in the field, ensuring quality and timely delivery of all the programs to meet their objectives.

You will also be responsible for creating relationships between AIMS and industry in La Francophonie and ensure that all cooperative education student has access to quality and relevant work placements. You will build relationships with employers and strengthen understanding of the relevance of mathematical sciences in different sectors/areas in Industry.

This is a full time, 2-year contract opportunity based in Mbour, Senegal.

Do you have what we need?

Master’s degree in international development, project management or related social sciences or education
Minimum of 7 years professional experience in program and budget management including management of day to day implementation of program activities
Experience working in francophone Africa and a good understanding of the La Francophonie culture and principles
High degree of comfort in Results Based Management, M&E and reporting
Experience and understanding of the impact evaluation requirements for working with international donors especially the Canadian Government and related agencies e.g. GAC, IDRC, DFID, USAID etc.
Ability to make decisions and exercises good judgement providing solutions to challenges experienced while implementing programs
Excellent facilitation and communication skills in English and French, both oral and written
Results driven and motivated by a high sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency
Ability to set and achieve clear objectives and deadlines
Flexible, intellectually curious and creative
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work in multicultural teams and interact effectively with multi-cultural/racial/able students, staff and the public
An appreciation of/training in gender equity and equality
Good understanding and/or experience in the area of education and development in Africa, with a strong focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education
Entrepreneurial, self-starter who enjoys a dynamic work environment
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Internet applications (Skype, Gmail, etc.)
Eligible to work in Senegal
Availability to travel within and outside of Africa for periodic in-country stays of up to 2 weeks
Available to work outside of normal business hours, as needed, to meet organizational demands
Are you ready to be a part of the transformation?

Submit your letter of motivation, including salary expectations together with a detailed CV in English to: (i.e. quote “Director SFE & Programs” in the subject line).

Coordonnées du recruteur pour cette offre

careers@nexteinstein.org

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