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Reference: 74976

Date Added: 18 March 2020
Closing Date: 6 April 2020

Job Title: Multiple roles

Working For: Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA)

Location: Flexible location

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

ESSA - Education Sub Saharan Africa is a charity established in May 2016. Our vision is to transform education: increasing employment for young people in sub-Saharan Africa.

Job 1: HEAD OF RESEARCH & INSIGHT

Location: London, UK or Accra, Ghana (other countries in sub-Saharan Africa considered)
Travel: 30 - 50%
Salary: Competitive 

The Head of Research and Insight is a critical role, ensuring that the right evidence is being used to increase the impact of tertiary education for young people. The successful applicant will lead the creation and management of ESSA’s digital and non-digital knowledge resources on tertiary education in sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on the link of tertiary education and the labour-markets. They will set and implement the strategy for building knowledge to support investment and decision making across the continent. The Head of Research will manage a small team to provide research support and guidance.

Job 2: DIGITAL AND DATA MANAGER

Location: London, UK or Accra, Ghana (other countries in sub-Saharan Africa considered)
Travel: 25%
Salary: Competitive

The Digital and Data Manager is an exciting new position, leading on the creation of a digital platform and digital solutions that will bring research to life and connect virtual communities of policy-makers, funders, employers, young people and educators.

Reporting to the Head of Research, the successful applicant will work alongside the Communications Manager to deliver on the digital elements of the communications and research strategies.

Job 3: EVIDENCE, IMPACT AND LEARNING MANAGER

Location: London, UK or Accra, Ghana (other countries in sub-Saharan Africa considered)
Travel: 25%
Salary: Competitive

The Evidence, Impact and Learning Manager is an exciting new position within the ESSA team, driving our commitment to evidence-based practice and understanding our impact.

The successful candidate will drive a learning culture within ESSA, using evidence from our own programmes and other sources to improve our impact. They will provide research to ongoing projects and support the development of new projects, collection of impact data during projects and collation and implementation of lessons learned. 

Find the full details for all of these roles on our website: https://essa-africa.org/node/6

Closing Date: 6 April 2020

Interview/Start Dates

First-round interviews for all three roles will be held weeks commencing 13th and 20th April. 

Application Details

If you are interested in any of these three roles, please submit a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role along with a CV by 9am GMT to: recruitment@essa-africa.org

Candidates will be informed if their interest is being progressed.

Website: https://essa-africa.org/

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