The Government of Guyana will receive support from the World Bank (WB) through the Guyana Education Sector Program Project (GSEPP).
This project is expected to be implemented from 2021-2024, at an estimated cost of US$6.7 million. The objectives of the project are: (i Improving Learning Conditions at the Nursery level; and (ii) Promoting Technology-Assisted Learning at the Primary level.
The Ministry of Education now invites suitably qualified persons to fill this vacancy.
The Project Coordinator will be responsible in relation to the preparation and implementation of the project procurement plans, including but not limited to efficiently and effectively carrying out the day-to-day management and monitoring, preparing project implementation progress reports, and coordinating Project implementation, including procurement, accounting, disbursement, financial management, and other Project-related activities. The Project Coordinator would coordinate Project implementation among MoE departments and report directly to the Chief Planning Officer. To ensure smooth coordination of Project implementation and communication among the major actors, the Project Coordinator would also act as the main liaison with: (i) the World Bank, (ii) the Permanent Secretary of the MoE and other senior representatives of the Ministry, and (iii) the Financial and Procurement staff at the MoE Planning Unit.
1)At a minimum, a Master’s Degree; preferably in the following areas: management, finance, economics/planning, education, and other relevant areas,
2)At least five (5) years of experience as a Manager;
3)Experience working with International Donor Agencies is preferable;
4)Strong communication skills (written and oral) and presentation skills;
5)Advanced Information Technology skills (Major MS software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and use of email and Internet); and
6)Proven Human Resource Management skills, such as demonstrated capacity to lead, coordinate, motivate and supervise others. .
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the services can be obtained at the address (1) given below.
Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be submitted no later than 16:00hrs on September 20, 2021 at the address (2) below. Applications should be clearly marked PROJECT COORDINATOR on the envelope and placed in the Tender Box
Attn: Mrs. Natasha Davis, Procurement Specialist, Guyana Secondary Education Improvement Project
109 Barima Avenue, Bel Air Park, Georgetown, Guyana
Tel: (592) 227-2915
Attn: Human Resources Manager
Ministry of Education