Suas Educational Development: Invitation to Apply - Fast Forward Project Zambia

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Suas is seeking the services of an experienced consultant project manager to work one day each week from May 2019 until January 2020 on it's Fast Forward Zambia project.

Summary of Project

Funded by Irish Aid, the Fast Forward Project is a pilot project for Suas. The overall aim of the Fast Forward project is to improve the educational outcomes of girl and boy students in under-resourced community schools in Zambia. In order to achieve this, this project is supporting the Zambian NGO Zambia Open Community Schools (ZOCS) to enhance their training programme for community school teachers to include, among other elements, new technologies developed by Zambian education technology company Mwabu. The project is also supporting ZOCS to develop their results-based management and monitoring and evaluation approaches and to build an evidence base to support their ongoing advocacy work for more supports for community schools.

Scope of Role

The purpose of the consultancy is to support the Suas Head of Programmes with the delivery of the Fast Forward pilot project, specifically with grant management, monitoring & evaluation, capacity building of local partner and expansion planning. The Consultant may be required to conduct field trips to Zambia to monitor and assist with the delivery of the project.

Competencies Required of Consultant

The successful candidate will have

  • experience of working in a developing country and capacity building partner staff
  • experience of managing programmes / projects for results
  • experience of remote management
  • excellent analytical skills
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • excellent organisational abilities.


The consultant must submit a cover letter outlining relevant experience as well as their cost, and a CV.

Please email subject: Fast Forward consultancy

Closing date for receipt of applications: Tuesday 23rd of April 

For further information about the role and how to apply please see the Terms of Reference attached below.



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