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Education Assessment Team Leader (Myanmar project)

Job Profile

Cambridge Education / Mott MacDonald is seeking experienced team leaders / project managers for potential long-term deployed contracts on an upcoming medium to large scale Education assessment sector project in Myanmar.

Job Description

To lead / manage an upcoming medium to large scale project in Education Assessment and Measurement with expertise in one or more of the following technical areas:
  • Provision of capacity building technical assistance to education systems strengthening at MoE level, including management and planning as well as curriculum development.
  • National assessment policy covering primary and secondary level, from education measurement in formative assessment to school level completion exams and complimentary measures.

The candidate would be the Technical Component Leader for the Education Assessment technical aspects of the project, as well as leading the team with the support of an in-house Project Manager.

Candidate Specification

  • Min 15 years’ overall experience in one or more of the technical areas listed above.
  • Min 5 years’ experience as a Team Leader/Project Manager managing multi-disciplinary teams composed of international and national consultants.
  • University degree (preferably Masters or higher) in one of the technical areas listed above.
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Experience of working in developing countries, preferably in Myanmar or similar countries.
  • Dedication to excellence in project planning, management, and delivery.
  • Extensive experience in a project environment with substantial project management experience.
  • Experience of maintaining excellent relations with implementing and donor agencies, including the facilitation of evaluation missions.
  • Experience of managing local partners.
  • Experience with monitoring and recordkeeping of projects, preparing work plans, budgets, progress reports and financial reports.
  • Experience of working on multilateral or bilateral aid funded projects.
Mott MacDonald is committed to improving people’s lives through creating and delivering tailored development solutions. We work in developing countries to alleviate poverty, establish good governance, and increase access, capacity and resilience in education, healthcare, water, sanitation, transportation, infrastructure and renewable energy – while safeguarding the environment and promoting human rights and gender equity.

What makes us different is that we approach problems from a fresh perspective. As an employee-owned company, we have the freedom and independence of mind to find new ways to enhance human well-being and foster social and economic development through connected thinking.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

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