Early Grade Reading Specialist – Malawi EGR


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Job Summary

Responsible for the development, implementation, management, and ongoing assessment of the project or project component’s technical aspects. Supports the government at national and local levels to promote the delivery, quality, and use of public services in country. Plan for and provide technical support for addressing systems, capacity gaps and challenges identified through the needs assessment. Ensure that technical ideas, initiatives and support are being provided to necessary directorates. Works closely with authorities to improve planning, management, and implementation of services.

Career Level Summary

A Specialist Professional is a recognized subject matter expert in a job area, typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization’s technological capability. Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.

Responsibilities typically include:

• Managing large projects or processes with limited oversight from manager. • Coaching, reviewing and delegating work to lower-level professionals. • Problems faced are difficult and often complex. • Represents organization as prime technical contact on projects and/or programs. • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations. • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree + Nine years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + Seven years of relevant experience, or PhD + Four years of relevant experience

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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