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Cognition Education: Program Director

Posted on 21 September 2022

Cognition Education is a leading global provider of education consultancy, professional learning and development and publishing services. Since 1989 we have led some of the largest educational transformation projects in the world. Our experienced team works across public, private and not-for-profit sectors, helping clients in over 26 countries to make informed decisions and create impact.

An immediate opportunity has arisen for an experienced Program Director to join the Cognition team based in the Solomon Islands to lead our current Teacher Professional Development project including meeting all deliverables, team and commercial management responsibility and management of all key stakeholder relationships

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Significant experience working in education in development contexts preferably in the Pacific Islands/Solomon Islands
  • Extensive programme management and leadership expertise, especially of complex educational programs
  • Demonstrable record of capacity development, especially in development contexts
  • Superior written and oral communication skills in English
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Inter-cultural literacy
  • Initiative and self-management in unstructured situations
  • Proven ability to work in and with teams

The role is based in Honiara and reports to the Managing Director, APAC.  The role is fixed term until December 2023 with possible options to extend.

To find out more and obtain a job description please email Astrid Powell, HR Support at  Applications can be submitted via our careers page at

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2022