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Senior Education & Scholarship Programs Officer

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is seeking a Senior Education & Scholarship Programs Officer

TITLE: SENIOR OFFICER.
DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
REPORT TO: EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM MANAGER
WORKING HOURS /WEEK: 39.5

Support the Foundation’s Education & Scholarship Programs Department by assisting in the implementation, administration, and monitoring of projects & programs, processes and communications; maintaining applicant and scholar information, providing information and resources to both internal and external beneficiaries, providing a general administrative support to the department.

Duties & Responsibilities:

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS:

  • Assist in setting up new scholarship programs from concept phase to student selection.
  • Assist in administrating all Scholarship programs
  • Receive and answer mail, e-mail and telephonic inquiries for information regarding the scholarship programs.
  • Receive student applications and mailing letters/e-mails students concerning awards and non-awards of all scholarships, sending  award notification packets, receiving and recording all documents, and follow-up on award payments for distribution,
  • Serve as the primary contact and provide information on programs, eligibility, application, and the awarding process for applicants, recipients, parents, and schools.
  • Ensure accuracy of student data in the database and department shared drive.
  • Gather and distribute program materials as needed
  • Assist in maintaining the department material on SFSD website.
  • Assisting communication efforts scholarship programs.
  • Provide assistance as needed for the Foundation’s Scholarship announcement ceremonies and other events.

EDUCATION PROJECTS:

  • Assist in identifying new projects by meeting SFSD representatives, following leads, and conducting research related to project proposals.
  • Assist in project concept development, proposal writing and project design.
  • 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 as well as troubleshooting.
  • Periodic update of project portfolio for website.
  • Undertake administrative work related to projects including filing, letter writing, and documentation of project progress.
  • Research topics related to the departments projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Department Manager.

QUALIFICATION:

Education:                        
Bachelor degree in related field preferred.
Work Experience:            
A minimum 4 -8  years work experience in related field.
Computer Skills:       
Excellent computer literacy, with experience in Microsoft word, Excel, outlook and databases.
Intermediate proficiency in spreadsheets is preferable.
Languages:

  • Native-speaker proficiency in Arabic composition.
  • Proficiency in English composition.
  • Experience in report writing.
  • Intermediate proficiency in translation of documents from Arabic to English.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, adaptable in effective relationships with both Egyptians and foreigners. Ability to independently carry out tasks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills; the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to handle confidential information

All CVs must be sent to HR & Admin Manager

E-mail: vacancy@sawirisfoundation.org

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

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 JUNE 2017