Thursday, 3 January 2013

[US Jobs Vacancies] Job Vacancies Education Development Center, January 2013

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Job Vacancies Education Development Center Position: SENIOR INTERNATIONAL
TECHNICAL ADVISORLocation: United States of America ( The ), Washington
DCClosing Date: Friday, 08 February 2013
EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC).
EDC is one of the worlds leading nonprofit research and development firms.
Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to
address some of the worlds most urgent challenges in education, health, and
economic opportunity. Our services include research, training, educational
materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to
large-scale national and international initiatives.
EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace.
The Youth Technical Team in the International Development Division has an
opening for a Senior International Technical Advisor, reporting to the Youth
Technical Team Director in Washington DC.
The Youth Technical Team is embarking on a new five year strategy for which it
is looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to provide technical guidance to
developing the teams approach and expanding its project portfolio in the area of
economic growth and youth.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
The person in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously;
to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants,
collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; and to work respectfully
with EDC colleagues. The job requires adherence to EDC policies & procedures.
Directing all aspects of technical assistance related to project, the Senior
International Technical Advisor will:.
Lead the development EDC/IDDs approach to economic growth and youth programming,
including but not limited to:.
Developing publications or marketing materials that summarize EDCs approach.
Identifying and liaising with partners and donors relevant to the youth teams
strategic priorities;.
Leading outreach meetings and participating in meetings relevant to economic
growth and youth workforce;.
Analyze market opportunities and contribute to strategy for developing new
business in areas of economic growth and workforce;.
Contribute to the Youth Teams other strategic priorities, as needed.
Foster synergies with other IDD technical teams.
Provide technical assistance to youth programs, as needed.
Assist in development and implementation of workplan and research agenda,
strategizing, setting technical priorities, and reviewing technical progress.
Contribute to proposals for youth programs and manage and provide technical
support to program activities.
QUALIFICATIONS.
This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills;
demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work
independently and effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal &
organizational skills. Specific requirements:.
Masters degree, PhD preferred.
Specific technical expertise relevant to economic development, trade,
competitiveness, workforce, or related field.
10 + years related experience, including a minimum of 8 years
supervisory/project management or program development experience.
Outstanding leadership skills.
Excellent analytical skills and aptitude for details.
Capacity to work well under pressure.
Fluent in English.
Extensive international experience and experience in a developing country
required.
Excellent networking and communication skills.
How to apply:
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