Advisor in Professional Education and Employment Promotion – Sector Coordination (m/f)

GIZ – Cooperação Alemã para o Desenvolvimento

GIZ is recruiting an Advisor in Professional Education and Employment Promotion - Sector Coordination (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung, BMZ) has commissioned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH with the implementation of the programme “Labour market orientation of national TVET and employment policies”. Political partners are the State Secretariate for Professional Education (SEETP) and the State Secretariate for Youth and Employment (SEJE). The objective of the project is to improve labour market orientation of national TVET and employment policies on a political, strategic, and practical level
  • To this end, it will strengthen the capacities and collaboration of public and private stakeholders and support better coordination of planning, implementation and monitoring in the TVET and employment sector. Apart from that, the programme will work with the Industrial and Commercial Institute in Beira on the technical in-service training of professional education teachers and trainers
  • The advisor will coordinate all activities in component (output) 2 of the programme: Establishment of cooperation mechanisms between public and private key stakeholder in professional education and employment and their cooperation partners for coherent and transparent sector planning and development
  • There are three main activity areas under this component (output): (1) participatory development of a coordination mechanism between public and private stakeholders in professional education and employment, including CSOs and development partners (2) institutional and individual capacity development as well as technical assistance for improved sector coordination (3) development of digital tools to support coherent and transparent sector coordination
Main tasks of the advisor
  • Coordination of all activities in this component (output) 2 in close collaboration with programme counterparts (SEETP and SEJE), other component (output) coordinators and programme director
  • Advising counterparts on setting up and implementing a mechanism for coherent sector planning, implementation and monitoring
  • Participatory project planning, implementation and monitoring, thereby assuring synergies with other projects of German Cooperation and other organizations in the sector
  • Development of coordination formats and processes for the development of the sector based on stakeholder needs and objectives in the context of a coherent and transparent planning, implementation and monitoring in the professional education and employment sector
  • Review and analyze existing dialogue and cooperation platforms and mechanisms on international, national and local level, in the professional education and employment as well as in other sectors
  • Design, implement and evaluate project activities related to component activities
  • Develop ToRs, and manage and guide involved consultancies
  • Conceptualize, plan and conduct trainings and workshops
  • Document training events, workshops, forums, team meetings and other project activities
  • Build and maintain partnerships with key international and local stakeholders
  • Maintain a good flow of communication and information between all involved stakeholders, counterparts and GIZ
  • Assist in preparing and carrying out other activities required for implementing the project
  • Master’s Degree in Economic, Social or Pedagogic Sciences or an area that is related to the programme’s scope
  • 5 years’ professional experience in professional education or employment promotion involving the development, delivery and management of programmes in a comparable position
  • Proven capacity to design, implement, monitor and evaluate professional education or employment project activities
  • Experience in facilitating stakeholder dialogues, communication and cooperation platforms, ideally with international and private sector participation
  • Experience in developing or using digital knowledge and exchange platforms
  • Profound knowledge of digital solutions for project and knowledge management
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work in a team
  • Results and solution oriented working style
  • Fluent Portuguese and very good command of English
  • Knowledge on gender sensitive project implementation
  • Willingness to continuous learning and up skilling as required by the tasks to be performed
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 References
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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