JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted on 21/04/2022

POSITION:        Project Manager for CPD & Inspection

 

The Center for School Leadership” has been established as result of cooperation between Albanian-American Development Foundation (AADF) and Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth (MoESY) aiming to support the professional development of in-service and aspiring principals/ vice principals of public or private pre-university educational institutions, by administering the compulsory training, certification process and provide on-the-job continuous professional development training.

The end goal of this center is to provide schools with well-equipped leaders, positively affect school environment and directly increase the quality of education.

 

Main tasks of PM for CPD & Inspection are to:

  • Develop, lead and monitor the process of continuous professional development training for in-service principals/ vice-principals and teachers.
  • Collaborate with the Agency of the Quality Assurance of Pre-Higher Education System (AQAPE) for the quality and the accreditation of each CPD courses offered by CSL.
  • Collaborate with the General Directory of Pre-Higher Education (GDPE) for monitoring, evaluation and inspection in school.
  • Collaborate with both AQAPE and GDPE for the improvement of inspection process in school.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other educational institutions in Albania to identify periodically the needs of teachers and school principals for their professional development.
  • Facilitate collaboration with similar international institutions and do research in development countries to identify best models that can be implemented in Albania.
  • Identify local trainers to develop and deliver the curricula for each course.
  • Promote the CPD courses to teachers and principals all over the country.

 

BASIC PURPOSE:                                                                                                                                 

The Project Manager for CPD & Inspection must be quick professional with great time-management and multitasking abilities. The PM is responsible for administering and harmonizing daily tasks during all phases of Project Management

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and maintain detailed project implementation plans;
  • Manage project deliverables in line with the plan;
  • Manage project scope and deal with escalating issues when necessary;
  • Maintain relationships with third party consultants and / or subcontractors;
  • Monitor project expenses towards defined budget;
  • Do research in the field of interest;
  • Liaise with other stakeholders in the field of Education to solicit information and coordinate efforts during project development and implementation;
  • Prepare narrative and financial reports and update on a regular basis CSL CEO.
  • Manage and maintain executives’ schedules, appointments and travel arrangements;
  • Plan/organize and implement events;
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion;
  • Perform any other duties as may be required.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • University Degree (a Master’s degree would be an asset);
  • More than 5 years working experience in Project Management (work experience in the field of education would be an advantage);
  • Very good communication, organization and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Computer skills including MS Office;
  • Solid ethics;
  • Good understanding of institutional settings in the public sector, working experience and background in pre-higher education institutions is considered an advantage;
  • Good understanding of school leadership, training design and delivery are preferred.

Project Manager for CPD & Inspection