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Job Code:

558678/ 001

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Country:

Ethiopia

Sector:

Education and Training, Agriculture

Project Title:

A-TVET for Green Innovations

Position:

International Long-term expert

Current
Project
Status
:

Proposal

Project
Duration
:

01.10.2017 – 30.09.2020

Assignment
Duration
:

Up to 36 person-months

 

Background:

The project approach is to promote smallholders wheat and faba bean production through dissemination of economic innovations through existing institutions and to strengthen the the capacity of partner institutions. A focus is on training farmers on the use of innovations to improve their farming practices and showcase the benefits of selected interventions; best farming practices are to be disseminated, adopted and practised from start to end of the two value chains. The resulting increase in income for smallholder famers is expected to open up better market opportunities. 
The project cooperates with the programmes “Contributing to sustainable agricultural productivity in Ethiopia/SSAP” and “Agricultural Mechanisation and Technology for Smallholder Productivity (AMTP)”. The project is embedded in a broad-based development policy approach and is coherent with the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP), a national flagship project.

Job
description:
  • Technical alignment of the project activities with the objectives of the programme at in Ethiopia;
  • Advising of relevant partner organisations on questions related to the enhancement of curriculum development; 
  • Initiating and guiding participatory key processes for curriculum development and cooperative (i.e. at different learning sites) delivery of A-TVET programmes;
  • Identifying, planning and steering the need for short-term assignments within the available budget;
  • Coordinating stages of the project with GIZ programme management and key stakeholders.
Candidate's profile:
  • University degree in related subjects to technical and vocational education and training;
  • at least 5 years relevant work experience in TVET institutions in Germany or comparative experience in technical cooperation projects;
  • vocational teaching practice or comparative functions in technical cooperation programmes;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with cooperative training approaches in agriculture or related sectors;
  • Experiences in leading a team;
  • Good proficiency in English, command of German language is an asset;
  • Willingness to apply CAPACITY WORKS management tools.
Application deadline:

15.05.2017

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ICON-INSTITUT GmbH

Education and Training

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