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  • Position reserved for citizens of Lao PDR
  • Exciting opportunity to contribute to the primary education sector in Laos
  • Based in Luang Namtha or Xieng Khouang
  • Full-time, until June 2026

The Program

The Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR (BEQUAL) program is led by the Government of Lao PDR with support from the Australian Government to advance the education priorities of the Ministry of Education and Sports as described in the Education and Sports Sector Development Plan (ESSDP). BEQUAL Phase 2 continues the substantial progress and builds upon the achievements of the first phase (2015-2022).

It provides support to the development of an enabling and inclusive teaching and learning environment for teachers and learners with a focus on those who may be disadvantaged because of gender, disability, ethnicity or language.

The Position

The Implementation Coordinator supports the coordination, activity planning, budgeting and monitoring of BEQUAL supported initiatives at sub-national level and will be co-located in Luang Namtha or Khan Khai (Xieng Khouang) Teacher Training College (TTC). This includes supporting small grant systems as well as financial management and reporting at sub-national level. The position will work closely with the other BEQUAL staff located at the TTC, the BEQUAL Education Technical Adviser and MEL Coordinator, and across the three TTC locations to ensure consistent and streamlined project coordination. The position will also work closely with the Regional Implementation team in Vientiane and support the work of the education technical team.

The Person

The successful candidate has demonstrated practical experience coordinating and supporting the implementation of small grants mechanisms or similar funding mechanisms in the not-for-profit sector, including administrative and operational tasks, planning, budgeting and acquittal of program funds. Experience in coordinating and supporting activity monitoring, including data collection, management, analysis and reporting, is desirable. The successful candidate has experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Government of Lao officials and has experience working across cultures and as part of a diverse team with an eagerness to contribute to and facilitate transformational change in the quality of primary teaching.

How to Apply

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, persons with a disability and people of diverse ethnicities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
To apply for this position please visit Page Up People Careers – Tetra Tech International Development, and search job reference number 499768. For further enquiries please contact us at IDEV.HRServices@tetratech.com

Applications close 11:55 pm (Lao time), Sunday, the 14th of August 2022.