Team Leader (KE1)

Serbia
Apply by 30 June 2018
Posted on 15 May 2018

Job Description

Project title: Improving the quality of education by introducing examinations at the end of secondary education

The overall objective of the project is: to support the development of a modern and efficient education system in the Republic of Serbia which should contribute to building a knowledge-based society.

The purpose of this contract is to prepare the education system to implement the final examinations at the end of secondary education in the Republic of Serbia, as a contribution to improvement of the quality of education and higher participation in higher education.

The expected results are:

  • Result 1: The education system of the Republic of Serbia is prepared for the implementation of final examinations in secondary education.
  • Result 2: Higher education institutions are prepared for a new way of enrolment of students.
  • Result 3: Increased understanding of the public about the relevance of introducing final examinations in secondary education and its benefits for society.

Commencement date of the project: November 2018

Duration of the assignment: minimum 600 working days

Description of work:

The team leader will be responsible for the overall co-ordination and implementation of this contract. In particular, she/he will be responsible for: cooperation with Contracting Authority and the Project Partner; establishing the working procedures and communication with the beneficiaries; supervising the project implementation . Also, the Team Leader will be in charge of coordinating and/or conducting policy analysis and development activities.

Number of working days for period of 36 months is 600, or 200 per year. The team leader is required to spend 95% of the assignment in Serbia.

Qualifications and skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of three years study in a university or equivalent institution) in social sciences. A Master/Phd in a field relevant for this contract is an advantage;
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English;
  • Have excellent communication and analytical skills;
  • Be proficient in report drafting and drafting of course materials, handbooks and manuals;
  • Have excellent team working abilities.

General professional experience:

  • Preferably 15 years but minimum 10 years of professional experience in the field of education and training;
  • Preferably 5 years but minimum 3 years of experience in project management in the education sector.

Specific professional experience:

  • Preferably 5 but at least 3 years of experience in working with national institutions on issues relating to quality assurance in education;
  • Preferably 5 but minimum 3 years of experience in leading teams in the public or private sector;
  • Experience in working with government institutions and/or other national stakeholders on implementing education reforms;
  • Experience in policy analysis and development in education will be considered as advantage.

About the Organization

Human Dynamics is a leading European provider of consulting services for the public sector with more than 120 projects implemented in 30 countries worldwide. Currently, Human Dynamics and its 300 experts and consultants advise more than 40 ministries and public/government agencies worldwide. You are welcome on our website for more details: www.humandynamics.org

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