Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab recrute 01 Education And Training Manager

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab recrute 01 Education And Training Manager



Référence
Salaire xxx/ mois
Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Expiration 14 Mars 2021
Offre visitée

Description de l’offre

Education And Training Manager

Nom de l’entreprise : Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Lieu de l’entreprise : Dakar, Sénégal

Location: Senegal, Nigeria
Years of experience: 4+ years

Responsibilities:
Lead the portfolio of Education & Training activities at J-PAL Africa:
• Design or adapt training content in partnership with Research, Education and Training (RET) function at J-PAL Global.
• Manage budget and people resources (affiliated researchers, staff, suppliers, external contributors) to implement trainings effectively and efficiently.
• Lead the promotion of the MITx MicroMasters course and support the integration and adaptation of existing training materials and J-PAL courses in academic curriculums at African universities.

Develop a strategy for Education & Training at J-Pal Africa with guidance from the J-PAL Africa leadership including developing new projects aimed at supporting African researchers and practitioners working on evaluations on the continent:
• Develop a strategy for J-PAL Africa education and training activities in line with our other priorities and those of our global Research, Education and Training (RET) team.
• Leverage existing initiatives to create more opportunities for African researchers to access J-PAL resources and funding, including engaging with top academics from the J-PAL network who may have control and/or influence over such opportunities.
• Gather learnings across projects and act as a knowledge lead for J-PAL Africa’s work on African scholars.

Create and maintain a collaborative network of African scholars working on evaluations:
• Build relationships with top economics and related departments at Universities across the continent, and other evidence focused organizations.
• Identify and connect with talented African researchers working on RCTs and with an interest in conducting experimental research.
• Design communication tools (newsletter, webinar and other events) to create a sense of community and leverage prominent figures as “brand ambassadors” for J-PAL on the continent
• Manage African scholar programmes embedded in research initiatives including reviewing research applications and setting up structures for support.

This position will report to the Associate Director of Policy.

Minimum required:
• Masters in economics or a related field, with a knowledge base in econometrics / statistics, microeconomics and development economics.
• 4 years of relevant professional experience.
• Strong foundations in experimental economics and statistics, including advanced knowledge of randomised evaluations and public policy evaluation methodologies.
• Appetite for collaborative work, proven experience in facilitating partnerships and developing projects, ideally with researchers and universities.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organization and proven ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, successfully complete assigned tasks and meet deadlines while performing high quality work.
• Ability to work remotely and willingness to travel frequently in Africa.
• Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and a statistical analysis software like Stata or R.
• Fluency in English, French is advantageous

To apply, you MUST use the link below to
• complete the form
• attaching your CV
• submit a motivation letter

Niveau hiérarchique
Confirmé

Secteur
• Études/recherche

Type d’emploi
Temps plein

Fonctions
• Ressources humaines
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