POSITION ADVERTISED: TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRAINING (TVET) EXPERT
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization with a mission to work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change. ADRA Somalia belongs to the world wide network, comprised of more than 130 supporting and implementing country offices. ADRA Somalia is seeking to recruit Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Expert
Job Location: Kismayo, Jubaland
Purpose of the position
The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Expert will be expected to collaborate closely with the department of TVET in Jubaland Ministry of Education and Higher Learning to revamp the TVET sector, improve employability of TVET graduates and contribute to the development of the local economy.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
Assessment of the local market economy to determine marketable vocational skills for the local growth sectors;
Analyze skills gaps in the labour force to improve skills training, design of training curricula, training materials, and instruction methodologies to advance employability of women, youth and persons with disabilities;
Oversee quality implementation of the Technical and Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) activities of the program involving skills development, institutional strengthening, entrepreneurship, private sector/industry relationships, and gender and inclusion components;
Collaborate with partner organizations, government entities, and educational stakeholders to ensure cohesive delivery of TVET and effective capacity building for competency-based training and certification of market-driven vocational skills;
Strengthen the institutional and human capacities of the TVET institutions and other responsible stakeholders;
Participate in the design, steering, coordination and implementation of TVET capacity development initiatives and quality assurance measures with stakeholders;
Undertake and steer technical, advisory and operational planning, monitoring and reporting progresses on the TVET component of the program;
Qualification and Requirements
University degree in education or a discipline directly related to the purpose of the position
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of technical and vocational education and training
Experience and knowledge in institutional and human capacity development and TVET governance
Experience in market development and value chain development approaches
At least 3 years’ experience in conducting local market assessments, tracer studies, monitoring and evaluation
Networking experience with labour market, vocational training, private sector actors and linkages with support programmes of other development partners
Strong analytical skills to analyze information and evaluate data to inform decisions making.
Advanced IT skills in Microsoft Office applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Somali
Ability to interact in different cultural and professional environments and to create good working relationships at local and federal levels
Experience and knowledge of working in Somalia or Jubaland State will be an added advantage
How to apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 22nd April 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Applicants to provide current and expected salary.
‘’ADRA Somalia is committed to upholding the rights of all children and vulnerable adults that we serve and those we interact with in the course of our work. We endevour to protect all from all forms of abuse and exploitation as outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) six core principles on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA). ADRA Somalia has zero tolerance to abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries and staff.’’