Position: Education Manager

Duty Station: Juba/Roving

Reporting to: Technical Advisor.

Status: Full time

Touch Africa Development Organization (TADO) is a Non-governmental organization which operations in 2005, supporting humanitarian work in South Sudan. TADO is dully registered in South Sudan under RRC registration number 024.

TADO implements both developmental and Emergency humanitarian programming in the field of Health and Nutrition, Education, Peacebuilding and governance, food Security and livelihood, WASH and protection and GBV.

TADO is active in Upper Nile State, Warrap State, Eastern Equatoria State and Jonglei State. The organization headquarters in In Juba, Central Equatoria State with satellite offices in Ulang, Kuajok and Torit towns.

Job Summary

The post holder will provide programming and technical implementation guidance to the field teams. The position requires experience in education, management and administration. He/She will be part of Senior Management Team (SMT) whose main responsibility will be program development and implementation, staff management, country program reporting and quality assurance of program delivery. This position reports directly to the Technical Advisor/Consultant

Duties and responsibilities

  • Overall supervision of Education project activities
  • Oversee and coordinate baseline surveys, program studies and project design.
  • Contextualize and implement sustainable Education programme
  • Support strategic planning and operational program development
  • Lead the team in project development and implementation
  • Conduct assessments and evaluation of program needs and suggest appropriate adjustments in program design or implementation strategies.
  • Conduct regular analysis of project impact on direct and indirect beneficiaries
  • Closely monitor planned versus achieved program results. Advise on the implementation of project interventions to achieve project outputs and objectives
  • Manage, mentor, and develop the systematic building of staff capacity in areas of Education service delivery, planning, monitoring and evaluation, financial controls and management.
  • Provide leadership to the component teams, ensuring clarity over sector plans and priorities encouraging effective teamwork
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders in Education to ensure effective implementation of sustainable projects.
  • Monitor the sector situation and advise on potential future scenarios in the Education sector
  • Develop concept papers, proposals, and budgets
  • Work with technical Advisor/consultant to develop, adopt and disseminate Government policies on Education within the project locations and ensure staff are adequately informed on Education policies.
  • Write monthly, quarterly and annual program reports
  • Lead annual program planning, budgeting and reviews and staff trainings
  • Provide technical assistance and lead on project design, proposal development and fundraising
  • Ensure proper financial controls are being followed and in line with project expenditure
  • Support human resources needs assessments, recruitment and discipline
  • Conduct performance planning/appraisal of line staff


Essential Requirements/Person Specification

  • University degree in Education
  • 5 years development work experience.
  • Previous experience in project cycle management with expert skills in design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • Experience in people, asset and financial management.

Strong budgeting, reporting and proposal writing experience gained in an NGO/INGO setting.

Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)

Familiarity with the national and international Education frameworks, policies guidelines and trends

Technical expertise in educational approaches as applied in developing world

Proven record of capacity building in team members

Self-started and ability to work independently and as a member of the team.

Application Process

Those who meet the requirements please submit a one-page cover letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) with details of your qualifications and work experience including three professional references. All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

How to apply

If you believe you that your qualifications meet the requirements of the position above, kindly submit your application (including CV, academic credentials, copy of your National ID/passport, and contact details of 3 referees) by email to [email protected] Or hand delivery to TADO Office Juba: Off. Bilpham Road. Opposite Mabili Energy Petrol Station. Please indicate clearly the position you are applying for in the subject of your email and on the ENVELOPE with all application documents.

Closing Date: JUNE 12, 2023

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

Note: Female Candidates are highly encouraged

TADO require staffs to sign TADO code of conduct including child safeguarding guidelines and PSEA