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558721/ 004

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


Education, Finance

Project Title:

Financing Facility for Skills Development


Procurement & Fonds Management Expert




54 months, tentative start Sept/Oct. 2017


48 Months



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:
  • Ensure the procurement of goods and services in complex project-set-ups and in accordance with agreed procedures
Candidate's profile:
  • University degree qualification in his/her respective profession
  • 10 years of professional experience with funding and procurement of works, goods and services to be implemented in and delivered to different (African) countries
  • experience with the management and reporting on funds provided by international financial institutions/donors in accordance with agreed procedures
  • experience should include financial management including budgeting, financial reporting, management of dispositions funds and direct payment procedures as well as financial monitoring
  • The Expert will be supported by an accountant working under his supervision and guidance.
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, adequate command of French
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