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Education & Scholarship Programs Manager

TITLE: EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS MANAGER
REPORT TO: EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIPS’ PROGRAMS DIRECTOR
WORKING HOURS /WEEK: 39.5

DESCRIPTION
Support the Foundation’s Education & Scholarship Programs sector by assisting in the design, 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 sector.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support Sector director in identifying keys trends in education and the review and design of annual plans and strategies.

  • Develop operational guidelines, strategies, plans and methodologies that ensure interventions are managed and executed efficiently and effectively, via a sustainable & replicable model.

  • Initiate, establish and maintain sound and productive working relationships with key program stakeholders (e.g. partners, private sector, and relevant Ministries).

  • Prepare, manage and monitor annual budgets to maintain expenditure in accordance with annual budgets.

  • Participate with sector team in releasing calls for proposals in alignment with the sector strategies and work plans.

  • Present sector in official meetings when needed.

I.    SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS:

  • Assist in setting up new scholarship programs from concept phase to student selection.

  • Provide assistance in administrating all Scholarship programs

  • Ensure accuracy of student data in the database and department shared drive.

  • Gather and distribute program materials as needed, including success stories.

  • Review sector material on SFSD website to ensure accuracy.

  • Assisting communication efforts scholarship programs.

II. EDUCATION PROJECTS:

  • Assist in identifying new projects by meeting SFSD representatives, following leads, and conducting research related to program’s needs.

  • Reviewing project concept development, proposal writing and project design.

  • Preparing proposals, tenders and pre-qualification documents.

  • Monitoring and supervising projects through regular communication with partners, field visits, reviewing of technical reports as well as troubleshooting.

  • Periodic update of relevant projects 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 Sector Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in related field, MA degree in related field is preferred.
WORK EXPERIENCE: A minimum 5-10 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.

SKILLS:

  • 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 informatio

 

To apply, please click Here to fill in the Job application & send with your CV to HR & Admin Manager
E-mail: vacancy@sawirisfoundation.org

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

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20 Eebruary, 2020