Technical Advisor- Link Community Development

Technical Advisor- Link Community Development

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Salary: £41,144-£50,011


About the Organisation 

Link Community Development is a family of organisations working to transform education for children and communities across impoverished rural areas of Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda through innovative, low-cost and replicable models. 


Role and Responsibilities    

Please provide a brief description of the job and what it will involve 
Link Community Development are looking for a skilled Technical Advisor to support the delivery of our Girls Education project, STAGES, in Ethiopia. The successful candidate will work closely with the team in Ethiopia to ensure all project activities are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard. Some travel to Ethiopia is required.

For the full job description, please visit the Link website.  

Person Specification

Experience and Qualifications 

•    Strong knowledge and understanding of international best practice on education and community engagement
•    Demonstrable experience of the Ethiopian education system
•    Strong technical background and experience around gender and inclusion, budgeting and financial management experience
•    Experience working on large, multi-partner, complex projects
•    Experience working in a multicultural environment with a variety of stakeholders, including learners, communities and high-level government staff
•    Strong experience of M&E and use of data to continually improve and strengthen programme quality

•    A postgraduate degree in a relevant field (International Development, education, research skills)
•    Experience delivering projects for marginalised beneficiaries
•    An understanding of inclusive education programming
•    Demonstrable human resource experience 
•    Proven skills in child and vulnerable adult safeguarding activities

Skills and Attributes 

•    Ability to think and plan strategically
•    Ability to self-manage a demanding workload
•    Excellent interpersonal skills 
•    Excellent written and spoken English
•    The ability to communicate complex information for a range of audiences, both in written reports and through presentations


How to Apply 

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form (available on the Link website) to Link at with the subject line “Technical Advisor, STAGES Application”. Application deadline is 2nd July 2018.

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