Initial Vocational Education Training (VET) and Labour Market Insertion (LMI) Coordinator (m/f)


Swisscontact is recruiting an Initial Vocational Education Training (VET) and Labour Market Insertion (LMI) Coordinator (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • The VET-LMI coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with vocational training institutions to promote quality technical training, especially for vulnerable youth
  • Strengthen capacities of training centres for entrepreneurship training/coaching
  • Create partnerships between training centres, companies, institutions for internships and labour market inclusion
  • Identification of potential areas of construction training in small and medium construction companies
  • Involve the construction companies and educational institutions in the process of assessing competencies
  • Strengthen the school-enterprise or production department in VET centres
  • The incorporation of the social skills, transversal as gender and environment to train young people for life, beyond the technical aspects
  • Preparation of TORs and contracts for consultants and partners in the VET/LMI areas
  • Monitoring of training (technical/practical) implementation and project processes, elaboration of reports
  • Documentation and dissemination of the best practices and innovations on vocational training
  • Participation in forums and events to form alliances
  • Participation in tender processes
Tasks and Results
  • During the implementation phase the VET/LMI coordinator will participate in following tasks and contribute towards corresponding result areas:
  • Establish partnerships and cooperation with Associations, construction companies, financial institutions, local governments and civil society to promote internships, access to knowledge, financing and/or labour market insertion:
  • Identify/establish agreements with construction companies for internships
  • Establish relationship with Banco Futuro and others for start-up financing
  • Promote effective linkages between training and employability to deliver sustainable employment opportunities and incomes for both target groups
  • Coordination with CNJ and other local actors to facilitate access to competence-based certification for workshop owners, employees, and workers
  • Collaboration in half-year and annual reports with reliable and quality data
  • Coordination and revision of reports, elaborated by partners
  • Coordination of payments (in coordination with Project director) to Partners or youth
  • Make cost-benefit analysis of Training
  • Over 32 years old
  • Degree (completed)
  • Experience working with companies non-administrative
  • Experience in managing Memorandum of Understanding
  • Develop Business Plans and Train Trainers
  • The coordinator must have the nationality of Mozambique
  • Professional with good connection to construction companies or similar qualifications
  • Work experiences in the local context and/or in national, international agencies or organizations, Work experiences in Projects
  • Competences in vocational training of construction sector and know how in different training systems
  • Competencies and experiences in using of MS office as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet
  • Safe fluent speaking and writing in Portuguese and English e capacities in drafting and writing reports in Portuguese and English
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Reporting: The VET/LMI coordinator will work under guidance of Director. He will closely cooperate with the Project Team and partner institutions
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  • Published 12.05.2022
  • Expires 31.05.2022
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