E T Consultant, Project Officer – Private Sector and Foundations Partnerships, GPE

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E T Marketing consultant, Challenge Officer – Non-public Sector and Foundations Partnerships, GPE

Job #: req24784
Group: World Financial institution
Sector: Schooling
Grade: EC2
Time period Period: 1 12 months 0 months
Recruitment Kind: Native Recruitment
Location: Paris or Brussels
Required Language(s): English
Most popular Language(s): French
Closing Date: 11/14/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


Are you a really passionate advocate for training? Do you wish to make a distinction within the lives of kids? The World Partnership for Schooling Secretariat (GPE) wish to hear from you.

Who We Are
GPE is a shared dedication to finish the worlds studying disaster. It’s the solely world partnership and fund devoted totally to serving to kids in lower-income international locations get a top quality training, to allow them to unlock their potential and contribute to constructing a greater world. We carry collectively governments, academics, civil society, donors, United Nations businesses, growth banks, companies and personal foundations to rework training programs so that each lady and boy can have hope, alternative and company.

What We Do
GPE helps low- and lower-middle-income international locations to construct stronger training programs so that each one kids can get the training they should thrive. We presently help almost 90 international locations the place the wants are biggest and give attention to reaching the youngsters who’re probably the most susceptible, together with ladies, kids with disabilities and people affected by excessive poverty or battle. Our distinctive strategy works. Since 2002, 160 million extra kids in GPE associate international locations have set foot in lecture rooms for the primary time, greater than half of them ladies. GPE can be the biggest supplier of training grants within the world COVID-19 response, offering associate international locations with very important assets to make sure that studying can safely proceed.

How We Work
Now, GPE is working to assist governments rework their training programs to get probably the most susceptible kids at school, enhance instructing and studying, and construct equitable, inclusive and resilient training programs match for the twenty first century. Between 2020-2025, GPE will help transformative change in as much as 90 international locations and territories, that are residence to 1 billion kids. Reworking training is about creating lasting adjustments and attaining impression at scale. GPE units out to ship this transformative change by convening companions, mobilizing funds and catalyzing reforms to assist associate international locations speed up entry, studying outcomes and gender equality.

Increase Your Hand
In July 2021, the World Schooling Summit put GPE firmly on the trail to be absolutely funded by 2025, by elevating a document US $4 billion from donors for GPEs Increase Your Hand marketing campaign. On the Summit, Heads of State and Authorities from associate international locations made historic commitments to training financing and GPE additionally mobilized an unprecedented variety of pledges from companies, non-public foundations and growth banks.

A completely funded GPE would help remodeled training programs in as much as 90 international locations and territories, allow as much as 175 million kids to study and assist get 88 million extra ladies and boys at school by 2025. In the long term, this funding might add $164 billion to economies in GPE associate international locations, elevate 18 million folks out of poverty, and shield 2 million ladies from early marriage.

Governance And Organizational Preparations
The GPE Board of Administrators consists of ministerial-level board members and alternates representing 20 constituencies that mirror the Partnerships breadth. The Board Chair is HE President Jakaya Kikwete and the Board Vice Chair is Dr Susan Liautaud. The Board of Administrators, with its three standing committees, supplies coverage and strategic oversight and approves or delegates funding choices.

The GPE Secretariat, with 160 workers and hosted by the World Financial institution, is answerable for translating the insurance policies and techniques set by the Board into sensible help for associate international locations, coordinating with various stakeholders and galvanizing world help for SDG4. The Secretariats headquarters are within the World Banks workplaces in Washington, D.C. and the European workplace is in Paris with a satellite tv for pc workplace in Brussels.


The Exterior Relations crew (EXR) duties embody donor relations, communications, advocacy, civil society outreach, non-public sector and personal basis outreach and it has the first duty for overseeing GPE’s Financing Campaigns.

The Non-public Sector and Foundations Workforce (PS&F) is a part of the Exterior Relations Workforce (EXR). This crew is main on the implementation of the Board authorised non-public sector and foundations methods. As well as, the crew is behind the work of GPE’s Schooling Information Options Roundtable and broader engagement of the enterprise neighborhood with GPE, and its engagement with the philanthropic foundations neighborhood. The crew additionally manages the Secretariat’s help to the Non-public Foundations and the Non-public Sector constituencies.


This place will probably be based mostly initially in Brussels or Paris however could also be relocated if enterprise wants come up that make it crucial to take action.

GPEs Non-public Sector and Foundations Workforce seeks to recruit a partnership specialist to assist foster and facilitate engagement with non-public and philanthropic entities, together with the enterprise neighborhood to advance GPEs strategic priorities and mission. GPEs mannequin for engagement with these companions facilities across the following dimensions: advocacy and influencing in pertinent areas of mutual curiosity, leveraging experience and know-how to help ministries of training and nationwide plans in GPE eligible international locations, funding and strengthening the engagement of the non-public sector and personal foundations constituencies inside GPEs governance construction.

Duties And Accountabilities

The chosen candidate will probably be a member of the Non-public Sector and Foundations Workforce throughout the Exterior Relations division. The position would require substantial engagement and coordination with different groups throughout the secretariat, together with technical and nation help groups, advocacy and communications groups, the donor crew and the partnerships crew. The chosen candidate will report back to the Non-public Sector Lead and work carefully at occasions with the Non-public Foundations Lead.

Duties and accountabilities embody:

Partnership Growth and engagement
Assist the coordination of the non-public sector partnerships portfolio and guarantee implementation of mutually agreed milestones and deliverables.
Assist and preserve implementation metrics for current partnerships, compiling and offering stories as wanted.
Assist the event of partnerships with regional networks, advocacy boards, and different key associations to affix forces to advocate for transformative change and positively affect training coverage at nationwide and worldwide ranges.
Help within the design and implementation of particular non-public sector initiatives aimed toward leveraging strategic capabilities specifically thematic areas reminiscent of expertise for training, local weather change and training and twenty first century abilities.
Operations & Analysis
Assist prospect analysis and growing supplies, analyses, stories, displays, and many others., for inside use and exterior engagement with companions focused by the crew.
Develop actions and abstract stories of personal sector and foundations programmatic actions for key inside and exterior stakeholders, together with supplies for committee conferences.
Function a focus as wanted throughout EXR, technical groups, nation engagement groups, Finance/Operations colleagues, and different Secretariat process groups to make sure that non-public sector engagement and voices are represented and included in key discussions and techniques.
Assist the event of case research and different communication instruments that help the enterprise case of personal sector and foundations engagement for world training in step with GPEs mission.
Assist the contracting course of as wanted of personal sector and foundations engagements.
Present help to GPEs company screening and due diligence course of and GPEs reputational danger evaluation of each non-public sector and foundations.
Assist the crew with key motion gadgets with each the non-public sector and foundations constituencies.
Assist the non-public sector and foundations crew to coordinate, doc calls, and different duties which may come up.
Function point of interest for the crew for inside reporting and analytics work together with quarterly reporting, inside progress opinions, key metrics and documentation of the groups portfolio.

Choice Standards


Bachelors or Masters diploma or related expertise in related subject of examine reminiscent of Worldwide Growth, Schooling Coverage and Planning, Social Sciences, Enterprise Administration (with a give attention to partnerships and sustainability), Public Coverage and Administration, Worldwide Relations (with a give attention to growth), Sustainable Growth or Economics (with a give attention to growth economics).


A minimum of 5 years of expertise with Masters; 8 years of expertise with bachelors. Information and expertise in constructing partnerships with non-public, company or philanthropic entities. Good understanding of the worldwide training sector and expertise at nation degree. Sound expertise of venture and grant administration, donor engagement and fundraising.


Accountability & Outcomes Focus – Engages in productive session with out shedding sight of duty for personal choices, deliverables, and deadlines. Doesnt let the pursuit of perfection stop ahead progress. Seeks readability when wanted to maneuver work ahead and takes initiative to take away obstacles. Takes possession of personal errors, failures or oversights, and seeks to appropriate them. Manages variations of opinion to productive decision in order to not impede progress. Works to make sure group efforts produce clear actions and choices and duties conclude.

Adaptability – Fashions flexibility – responds to altering circumstances by innovating and altering habits to raised match completely different conditions. Learns new abilities and performs work in numerous methods. Stays calm in tense conditions and influences others to take action. Professionally offers with private discomfort in a altering work surroundings.

Collaboration & Teamwork – Actively collaborates with others and fashions and open, useful disposition. Acts as a teammate, proactively stepping in to help colleagues as wanted. Acknowledges and values the position of every crew in delivering GPEs mission. Approaches challenges and obstacles as shared challenges to be overcome. Sincerely contributes to productive group dynamics and actively seeks and considers various concepts and approaches.

Communication & Interpersonal Expertise – Has expertise & success working in multicultural environments. Speaks and writes clearly and successfully, adapting language, tone, type and message to various, multicultural audiences. Expert at speaking advanced data in succinct and digestible methods. Shares data and retains folks knowledgeable; Fashions transparency, in a method that builds belief in a culturally various surroundings. Maintains productive working relationships with colleagues and fashions this habits for junior workers. Engages in energetic listening and two-way dialog. Asks questions for clarification and responds to others appropriately. Learns from others concepts and experience.

Planning & Organizing – Works properly independently and in groups. Plans and prioritizes work successfully, making changes as wanted to accommodate adjustments. Units and meets particular person and crew deadlines. Works properly beneath stress and towards tight timelines, and nonetheless delivers high-quality work. Foresees dangers and identifies mitigation methods and contingencies.


ETT/ETC appointments embody medical advantages, paid holidays, and complete go away coverage (24 days/annum).


Poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. Because of this we frequently seek for certified people with a various set of backgrounds from across the globe. We’re proud to be an equal alternative and inclusive employer with a devoted and dedicated workforce, and don’t discriminate based mostly on gender, gender identification, faith, creed, race, colour, ethnicity, sexual orientation or incapacity.

GPE has a zero-tolerance coverage towards all types of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment in step with its PSEAH coverage.

People with disabilities could also be supplied cheap lodging to carry out important capabilities of the position and help in receiving different office lodging. Please contact the DAF-Incapacity Lodging Fund at [email protected] for additional data and help.

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