7 agosto, 2018
The Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation (PCF) is a Swiss non-profit organisation which promotes peaceful
cohabitation worldwide by empowering the most marginalised children and adolescents. The Foundation
seeks to provide children and youth with access to holistic quality education and to strengthen their
intercultural competencies. The Pestalozzi Children’s Village in Trogen (Appenzell Outer-Rhodes) is at
the heart of the Foundation and its activities in Switzerland and in twelve countries. Abroad, PCF works
with local partner organisations to enable children to access quality education in primary schools, particularly
vulnerable children. For more information, please visit https://www.pestalozzi.ch/en.
In Mozambique PCF works with local partners, mainly community based local NGOs, schools and relevant
institutions, aiming at ensuring equal access to education as well as integration of intercultural education
and child rights in formal education.
PCF Mozambique is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of
Education Officer (100%)
The post is based in Maputo and opened to Mozambican Residents only.
This position will report to the Country Representative and will be responsible for educational analyses,
capacity development and strategic support to the country programme.
We are looking for a motivated, reliable and result-oriented individual, committed to learn from
peers, willing to travel in the field (50%) and with excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit.
Starting date: November 2018 or as per agreement
1. Follow up and analyse the developments in the education sector and develop strategies to
design programme and projects.
2. Facilitate knowledge sharing and conduct training to Operational Partners and other stakeholders
in educational contents and processes.
3. Conduct monitoring and internal evaluation of the quality of educational activities of the Operational
Partners and the Country Programme.
4. Represent PCF in different networks/working groups on education.
Full job description is available on our website.
Master’s Degree in Education or related fields with a minimum of five years of experiences in
project management across a range of project types in education and child’s right;
Extensive knowledge of the country’s education system, policies and strategies;
Extensive experience in Training of Trainers in child-centered approach and curriculum development;
Knowledge in Child Rights, Child Protection Policies and Intercultural Education is an asset;
Proven track record of coordinating projects involving different stakeholders;
Demonstrated understanding of programme development with practical experiences in Project
Cycle Management and Result Based Management;
Results-oriented team player with very good analytical skills and problem-solving attitude;
Fluency in national language(s) and English (spoken and written).
Very good knowledge in PC Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Reliable, accurate and systematic;
Goal-oriented, independent, committed, innovative and motivated;
Able and willing to learn and acquire new knowledge relevant to the function;
Excellent social and interpersonal communication skills and team spirit.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application in pdf per e-mail,
including a motivation letter in English (max.1 page), a recent CV (max. 3 pages), two recent references,
work certificates, copy of diplomas and the salary expectations, no later than 24 August 2018 to the following
Isabelle Wippermann, Finance and Administration Manager, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state in
the subject line “Application for Education Officer Mozambique”.
For further information or questions, please contact: Ariana Lins Country Representative of Mozambique,
Please note that only shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
received after the deadline and through means other than the address given above will not be considered.
All applications will be treated confidentially.
First round interviews will take place in Maputo as of week 3
rd of September 2018.