International Program Specialist

Brief Posting Description

The International Program Specialist ensures effective implementation of ROTA’s international programs, sharing experience and supporting management.

Detailed Description

 Supports the designs of educational programs for assigned nations
 Ensures effective management of country programs through overall supervision of ongoing education programs focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation
 Serves as liaison and focal point for implementing partners and projects and for all ROTA in-country requirements (media, fundraising, volunteer opportunities, etc.)
 Establishes management targets and monitors results
 Provides monthly progress reports and quarterly program reviews
 Identifies best practices and lessons learned
 Solicits proposals to ensure compliance with departmental goals
 Reviews project proposals to thoroughly evaluate feasibility and sustainability
 Works closely with the International Program Manager to set milestones and indicators for the monitoring and evaluation of current projects
 Conducts regular field visits to assigned countries and continuous program monitoring and evaluation
 Shares experiences, resources and lessons learned with other International Program Specialists and disseminates learning to all ROTA staff
 Follows information and news about issues and challenges related to education in Asia
 Identifies relevant stakeholders in target nations
 Develops partnerships with government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral sponsors, private sector, and civil society in target nations
 Finalizes memorandums of understanding and agreements with relevant partners
 Other reasonable tasks as assigned
 Complies with QF health, safety, and environment policies, procedures, legal regulations and objectives applicable to areas of responsibility to ensure that work is performed in a safe, healthy and environmentally-sound manner
 The majority of work is carried out in a standard office environment
 Must be willing and able to travel internationally, including travel to developing, transitional, and/or unstable countries
Multicultural, multinational working environment
 Reports to the International Program Manager
 Works closely with other International Program Specialists
 Weekly staff meetings
 Solves moderately complex problems using work experience and own acquired knowledge
 Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
 Provides sound analytical inputs and advice that contribute to improved institutional capacity
 Takes action to identify challenges and craft creative approaches to problem resolution
 Delivers assigned outputs in a timely manner
 Ability to identify issues and to use sound judgment in applying expertise and experience to resolve a wide range of problems

Job Details

Date Posted: 2015-04-29
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Master’s degree

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