Technical component manager at Chemonics 47 views0 applications

Chemonics seeks a technical component manager for an anticipated five year USAID teacher education and school strengthening activity in Egypt. The project aims to develop the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) school system across Egypt through STEM teacher education and school strengthening. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the chief of party or deputy chief of party to coordinate all technical activities related to introducing teacher education at the university level, improving in-services teachers’ preparation, and supporting the Ministry of Education to expand, strengthen, and sustain STEM schools
  • Share new knowledge/evidence and best practices related to STEM education and educational reform at the university and pre-university levels
  • Support and guide a team of technical experts to develop professional development packages, course design, curriculum development, and systematic and institutional reform
  • Provide technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence-based methods and strategies, current practice, and established research standards


  • Master’s degree in education or other relevant field from an accredited university required; Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in the successful development and implementation of educational reform at university and pre-university levels, preferably in STEM education
  • Strong knowledge of literacy and learning, preferably with experience in one or more areas of curriculum development, teacher education, and/or educational policy reform
  • Proven experience in mentorship and staff capacity building
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English (writing and speaking) required

How to apply:

Send electronic submissions of your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by January 15, 2017, with “Technical component manager” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and finalists will be contacted.

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For more than 36 years, Chemonics has remained dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

We believe those who have the least deserve our best. So at Chemonics, development is more than a passion or a calling. It’s a profession. Doing it well takes experience, ingenuity and a stubborn insistence that tomorrow’s work must be better than today’s.

From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we reimagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. We take a promising new way of powering a village in Kenya and adapt it to a village in Colombia. We embrace project management as a discipline, not an afterthought, so our clients get maximum impact for minimum risk. And we think big, about applying lessons learned across all of our projects, about bridging the gap between segregated technical fields and about forging partnerships that unite the world’s best minds to solve its toughest problems.

Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better. We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works.

Caring | Serve others

  • Be respectful and humble.
  • Listen, empathize, and be compassionate.
  • Embrace teamwork.
  • Give regular feedback (appreciative and constructive).

Excellence | Exceed expectations 

  • Provide dedicated customer service.
  • Master skills and focus on details.
  • Solve problems, admit mistakes, learn and move on.
  • Set high standards and deliver quality results.

Innovation | Be entrepreneurial

  • Be flexible and open-minded.
  • Take initiative and introduce new ideas.
  • Translate ideas to actions quickly.
  • Accelerate change and be part of the change.

Integrity | Trust one another 

  • Be transparent (open door, open book).
  • Do the right thing.
  • Honor commitments and be accountable.
  • Empower others to take action and make decisions.

Opportunity | Think big 

  • Be versatile.
  • Continue to learn and develop self.
  • Mentor and develop others.
  • Take chances on people and partners.
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