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Job Code:

558721/ 001

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Country:

Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia and neighboring countries

Sector:

Education, Finance

Project Title:

Financing Facility for Skills Development

Position:

Team Leader

Current
Project
Status
:

Tender

Project
Duration
:

54 months, tentative start Sept/Oct. 2017

Assignment
Duration
:

48 Months

 

Background:

The Skills Initiative for Africa reflects the concern of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) about the lack of opportunities for young people in Africa and the current refugee crisis.
The AU TVET strategy constitutes the overall strategic framework for the Financing Facility for Skills Development. The Facility shall support sustainable skills development initiatives that can be spread regionally and be incorporated into national strategies with the perspective of improving quality and promoting innovation for employment-oriented skills development. Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tunisia have been nominated as pilot countries for the Financing Facility and public and private institutions from these five countries shall be eligible for submitting projects to the Financing Facility.
The Programme is one component of the Skills Initiative for Africa.

Job description:

Team Leader (Financing Facility Manager) will manage and coordinate the planning and implementation of the facility. This includes provision of leadership and coordination of the team of experts involved in the implementation. In close cooperation with NEPAD, the Team Leader (Financing Facility Manager) will also have to ensure continuous stakeholder buy-in and represent the Financing Facility in an effective and objective oriented manner.

Candidate's profile:
  • University degree qualification in his/her respective profession
  • not less than 10 years professional experience in similar projects incl.
  • not less than 5 years experience as a Project Manager or Team Leader
  • This experience should preferably include management of a Financing Facility or comprehensive Skills Development Programme
  • Expertise with the management of regional financing facilities with complex selection processes and numerous stakeholders
  • Experience in designing and implementing transparent selection procedures and establishing corresponding implementation arrangements for funded projects
  • Proven experience in comparable working environments (i.e. in anglophone and francophone context) and institutional set-ups.
  • Inter-continental experience
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, adequate command of French

 

WE WILL ONLY CONSIDER AND RESPOND TO APPLICATIONS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS!
Application deadline:

03.07.2017

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