Chief Technical Advisor

RTI International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-06-11 Deadline: 2015-06-17
  • Nos. of Opening : 3
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s Degree in education, social work, or communication
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Job description

The International Education Division is currently accepting applications for a Chief Technical Advisor position to support a USAID-funded five -year project to improve early grade reading in Nepal. This is a full-time position with residency in Nepal.

The Chief Technical Advisor will provide leadership, management, and technical assistance for the project. The Chief Technical Advisor will serve as the chief advisor of the Technical Support Unit.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides leadership, management, and technical assistance for capacity development of non-governmental and governmental organizations focused on education quality improvement.

Engages directly with local organizations on their capacity development needs with the overall aim of improving service delivery.

Provides overall technical oversight and guidance to the project’s effort to offer targeted technical assistance to the Ministry of Education for the project’s support to Intermediate Results 1 and 2: Improved Early Grade Reading Instruction and Improved National and District Early Grade Reading Service Delivery.

Supervises and coordinates with the Ministry of Education all technical assistance needs.

Provides expert guidance based on experience in fields of performance improvement and education in Nepal.


Master’s Degree in education, social work, or communication.

At least 12 years of experience in technical direction for improved educational outcomes.

Prior experience with the development of early grade reading, education systems strengthening and national and district-level service delivery preferred.

Prior experience with using EGRA-like assessments at the household level preferred.

The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.

Proficiency in Nepali is preferred, but not required.

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Organization Summary

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location -
Organization Size 1-10
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