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Fellows Manager At ACET

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Roles and Responsibilities

Implementation of the Program

  • Work with the Research, Policy and Programs (RPP) and  Human Resource Units in ACET and the World Bank to select, appoint and place Transformation & CEOG Fellows
  • In consultation with the ACET RPP leadership and the World Bank ensure all Transformation and CEOG fellows have clear workplans, deliverables and  develop and oversee work plans and deliverables for the Fellows
  • Serve as the focal point with host institutions (policy institutes, governments, international organizations) to develop partnership agreements, negotiate terms and benefits for Fellows, ensure regular communication between ACET/World Bank (as appropriate), the host institutions and the Fellows. This will include mediating disputes, coordinating performance reviews etc.
  • Work closely with the ACET Finance team on payment of salary and benefits, while also aligning such payments with the host institution’s policies and procedures

Qualification, Skills And Experience 


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in human resource management,  education,  international relations or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience preferably in a similar position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Extensive people management experience and demonstrated experience of managing complex processes in multiple countries simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities, ability to handle diverse workload
  • Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing plans
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and direct staff


  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise and communicate with colleagues at high levels of seniority and from different cultures
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to deliver on time with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How To Apply 

Interested applicants should email their CV and an accompanying Cover Letter explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for the position to hr@acetforafrica.org

Closing Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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