Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 13/Nov/2022
Oxford Policy Management is seeking a Senior Consultant to work in its Education sector. This permanent role will be based out of OPM’s Pakistan office. The successful postholder will work in close collaboration with the OPM Pakistan Country Director office director, while being directly line managed by the Lead, Skills, Livelihoods and Education Systems Hub within the Education Practice.
In the Education Practice, we are committed to high-quality, lifelong learning opportunities for all in low- and middle-income countries. We help education systems become adaptive, self-improving, and focused on building the skills, values, and attitudes needed to achieve development goals.
The Senior Consultant will be responsible for leading education and skills development projects in Pakistan and expanding OPM’s work in this domain. Key tasks would include providing technical direction and managing associated budget of projects; recruiting and managing staff on projects; achieving objectives for project impact and financial viability; and leading business development and project acquisition of new projects. You will be playing a key role in learning, influencing, and team building, while maintaining an active personal practice of high-level consulting engagements.
Your specialisms will include several, if not all, of following areas: Education systems| | Education in emergencies | Access to quality education | Out-of-school children |Girls education |Skills development | Qualitative research |Quantitative research | Monitoring, evaluation and learning.
We ask that you have the existing right to work in Pakistan before applying for this role.
Day to day responsibilities will include (not exhaustive):
Successful shortlisted candidates will be able to demonstrate the below essential skills and experiences:
Our work bridges the gap between evidence and practice. We produce high-quality, leading thinking that addresses the drivers of poverty and barriers to sustainable growth to help bring about change where it is needed most. Working at OPM allows each of us to play our part in that over-arching mission.
If you own the essential skills above, we would really like to hear from you. Please submit an updated CV via the portal on the closing date or as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing and interviewing on a rolling basis. We look forward to receiving your application.