Vacancy - Early Childhood care Education Project Coordinator - Makira

Vacancy - Early Childhood care Education Project Coordinator - Makira

Closing on: Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 03:30 SI - Makira Province Posted on: Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:22

Tender Details

World Vision is a Christian International and locally registered relief and development agency, which has been working in the Solomon Islands for over 30 years. Our Vision is to work for a world that no longer tolerates poverty.
We work with communities as partners in sustainable development initiatives. World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) also responds to humanitarian emergencies.

World Vision Solomon Islands Invites applications from Interested and qualified candidates for the following position:

  • Early Childhood care Education Project Coordinator to be based in Makira Area Program.


To provide Project Management for the WV/MEHRD Education Authority Strengthening Project, including reporting requirements, and implementing the project according to the contractual agreement and budget. The Project Coordinator will provide strong technical support and expertise to support the Makira Education Authority in implementing new national early childhood education policy in the province .the position also will serve to represent World Vision locally in the communities, and to network with Makira provincial government and other stakeholders in the communities to support project implementation. The project Coordinator will lead and manage the project team in order to achieve the agreed terms of the project.

The position requires:

Project management and reporting

  • Ensure the project is implemented according to the contractual agreement with MEHRD, achieving the deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Ensure effective project initiation at the onset of the project.

Education Policy Technical Support

  • Show a strong understanding of MEHRD policies, National Education Action Plan, Provincial Education Action Plan and Education Strategic Framework (ESF)
  • Assist Provincial Education Authority to increase their understanding of policies and ESF,
  • Support the Makira Education Authority in translating MEHRD policies and ESF in to Operational plans through strategic planning, developing new approaches and communication strategies.

Representation & Networking

  • Represent WV at community meetings, inception workshops with stakeholders, sharing of project progress and lessons learned.
  • Meeting with provincial government around obtaining technical support or providing inputs to government sector workshops, and providing updates at the request of the Area Manager.

People Leadership and Team Management

  • Provide leadership to the project team members.
  • Support recruitment and orientation of new staff, and lead inception for project staff in collaboration with Area Manager and Sector Coordinator.

Capacity Building

  • Coordinate with sector Coordinator on technical capacity building and ongoing support for the project from WV and extremely.
  • Directly provide technical capacity building to project staff and Makira Education Authority, and guide on project management principles and operational plans.

All applicants MUST provide the following:

  1. An Expression of Interest letter addressing the above criteria
  2. An updated Curriculum Vitae,Transcrpts and Certificates of academic achievements
  3. Names and contact of three Referees which includes previous and current employers

Application Instructions

For more information of the above position, please request a copy of the Job Description from the World Vision Solomon Islands Office, Mendana Avenue, Honiara City Council Round About, OR Provincial World Vision SI Office, if there is an office located in your Province.
All applications should be addressed to: People & Culture Department, World Vision Solomon Islands Country Office O Box 1359, and Honiara. Applications can be mailed to the above address or hand delivered to your nearest World Vision SI Office.

Contact the People & Culture Department on phone: 23092 OR 20055 ext. 218 for more information.
Closing date for all applications is at 4:30pm Friday 7 April 2017

World Vision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females are encouraged to Apply.