English Language Program Manager at AMIDEAST – Cairo


AMIDEAST/Egypt provides a wide variety of English language courses for professionals from different sectors, university and high school students, and young learners with diverse language development needs. English language programs and activities are designed for corporate clients, government entities, donor agencies, and the public. Classes are held in person at AMIDEAST’s office in Cairo or client training sites, as well as online – with courses from beginning to advanced proficiency levels. The English Language Program Manager is responsible for managing the English language portfolio for the AMIDEAST/Egypt office in Cairo, which features English language offerings for grant-funded and contract programs, as well as fee-for-service courses. Along with the English language staff in Cairo, the English Language Program Manager will also work closely with staff in AMIDEAST’s Alexandria office, the AMIDEAST Regional Director of English Language Programs, the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Director, and staff in other departments. Working within a team environment, the English Language Program Manager will ensure that program planning, design, delivery, and monitoring and evaluation meet AMIDEAST quality standards for English language programs. ResponsibilitiesProgrammatic &Operational Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with donors, government agencies, and corporate partners
  • Oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of English language (EL) programs to ensure quality program delivery and effective operational management
  • Provide financial and budgetary oversight for EL programs; participate in the development of annual program budgets and pricing reviews for EL programs and services
  • Utilize sound project management principles in the implementation of EL grant-funded, contract, and fee-for-service projects and courses
  • Demonstrate accurate and up-to-date knowledge of all EL products and services
  • Develop and achieve annual strategic objectives and KPIs for the EL Department
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of internal policies and procedures to maintain consistency among EL services in Egypt
  • Oversee the implementation of EL strategic work plans, monitoring and evaluation systems, and program quality standards; ensure adherence to donor and client agreements
  • Collaborate with other AMIDEAST departments, as requested, to expand EL business through the provision of client details, possible leads, and innovative ideas regarding testing and other areas of collaboration
  • Participate regularly in AMIDEAST’s regional English language activities for joint planning, exchange of ideas, and alignment of quality standards
  • Collaborate closely with the Regional Director of English Language Programs on EL program design, curriculum development, assessment, and teacher quality
  • Prepare and submit reports regarding EL activities for the AMIDEAST/Egypt’s Country Director, Assistant Country Director, HQ, and clients, as requested
  • Monitor and report on monthly expenditures and implement measures to ensure highest level of cost control on all EL products and services

Business Development Responsibilities

  • Contribute to proposal and budget development in coordination with AMIDEAST/Egypt’s Grants Development Manager, the Regional Director of English Language Programs, and HQ program and business development staff
  • Plan for EL program development and expansion through the creation of new or adapted offerings (in-person, blended, and online) for different audiences, including general, young learner, academic, business, and ESP courses

Staff Management Responsibilities 

  • Recruit, orient, and train new EL staff and instructors, as needed
  • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to EL Department staff based on clear roles and responsibilities
  • Maintain an engaging work environment through continuous staff coaching, training, and development to ensure a high level of productivity, motivation, and retention
  • Monitor EL Department staff’s contribution to AMIDEAST/Egypt’s annual goals and business plan
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about the English language field by remaining committed to professional development activities and engaged in the larger TESOL community


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