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Education, Vocational Education and Training

Project Title:

Technical Cooperation with Africa (E4D/SOGA)


International Team Leader, TVET/Employment Expert




March 2018 – Dec 2018


18 MM / 12 MM in Tanzania, 6 MM alternating between home country and Tanzania


Overall program objective: East African women, men and young people supported by GIZ E4D/SOGA gain employment and economic opportunities in resource-based industries and adjacent sectors. The action will qualify VET students and graduates for jobs in the supply chain of the upcoming natural resource investments and adjacent sectors through the establishment of two career centres at public VET institutions incl. set up and management of job online platform, delivery of career services and HSE trainings for students, implementation of employer services and matching/placement of graduates into industries; capacity building measures for VETA centre and TaESA staff on employment services and provision of technical short courses according to the needs of the private sector.

Job description:
  • Providing advisory services to VETA on the establishment of career centres and/or curriculum development of short courses
  • Conduct capacity building measures on employment services
  • Coordinate processes in regard to industry partners on identification of skills needs and set up of cooperation for short courses
  • Project management functions, regular reporting
  • Coordinating stages of the project with key stakeholders,
  • Coordinating the organisation/running of training measures
  • Project administration, monitoring and documenting work progress
  • Ensuring a monitoring and evaluation system is in place
Candidate's profile:
  • Master’s in social sciences, economics, education, engineering or other relevant field
  • Min. 10 years professional experience in the field of capacity building for TVET or employment promotion
  • Experience in HR Management/ recruiting
  • Experience in working together with the private sector
  • Project management and Monitoring and Evaluation experience in development cooperation
  • Experience in leading intercultural teams
  • Working experience in Africa obligatory, preferably East Africa
  • Excellent spoken and written English is obligatory
  • Driving license category B important
  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified about the evaluation outcome.
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Barbara Sondermann
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