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Education & Scholarship Officer

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is seeking an EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIP OFFICER

REPORTS TO: Education & Scholarships Program Manager

WORKINH HOURS /WEEK: 39.5

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assist the department ensuring that the Foundation projects & Programs operate effectively and efficiently in accordance with strategic plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1-  SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS:

  • Receive and answer mail, e-mail and telephonic inquiries for information regarding the scholarship programs.

  • Receive and file all applications, Student Aid Reports for educational scholarships.

  • Mailing award notification packets, receiving and recording all documents,

  • Gather and distribute program materials as needed.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of recorded data in the database and department shared drive.

  • Maintain the department material on SFSD website.

  • Assist communication efforts to department customers including e-mail, text messaging, and social media.

  • Provide assistance as needed for the Foundation’s Scholarship announcement ceremonies and other events.

  • Support in setting up new scholarship programs from protocol development phase to student selection.

  • Support in Scholarship student interviews as need be.

 

2- EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS

  • Undertake administrative work related to projects including filing, letter writing, and documentation of project progress.

  • Assist in identifying of new projects by meeting SFSD representatives, following leads, and conducting research related to project proposals.

  • Assist in preparing proposals, tenders and pre-qualification documents.

  • Assist in monitoring and supervising projects through regular communication with partners, field visits, reviewing of technical reports.

  • Responsible for periodic update of projects portfolio at SFSD website.

  • Research topics related to education, which are of interest to the Foundation.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Department Manager.

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in related field preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE: A minimum 4 years work experience in a related field.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Intermediate computer literacy, with experience on word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and databases.

LANGUAGES:

  • Native-speaker proficiency in Arabic composition.

  • Proficiency in English composition, Intermediate experience in report writing.

  • Intermediate proficiency in translation of documents from Arabic to English

REQUIREMENTS:

  •    Ability to travel to Egypt’s governorates.

  •   Basic legal knowledge is preferred.


 SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  •    Excellent interpersonal skills.

  •    Strong organizational skills.

  •    The ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at the same time.

All CVs must be sent to HR & Admin Manager

E-mail: vacancy@sawirisfoundation.org

Please write the job title "Education & Scholarship Officer" in the email subject

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  15 February 2017