To ensure successful project implementation and thereby contribute to increased productivity and competitiveness of companies and thus higher employability, we are looking for a
Team Leader for ICT Skills in Business
Starting date: October 2020, negotiable
Contract duration: approximately 39 months
Duty station: Cape Coast or Accra with regular travels in Ghana
Contract: Local contract
To develop an innovative and hands-on IT education approach at a pilot university, blending the perspective of the academic sector with the experiences from the private sector.
Lead project implementation to achieve qualitative and quantitative outcomes and intended impact;
Ensure the inclusion of marginalized population groups;
Lead the knowledge curation process, particularly with regard to developing country-specific TVET, SME and skills-development concepts, toolkits and case studies;
Mentor and coach project staff to build their capacities on various technical and management issues pertinent to the project;
Responsible for quality Monitoring & Evaluation and reporting;
Ensure financial reports to AFOS Foundation are accurate and submitted timely;
Lead on partner management and communications and representation of the project during events.
At least a master’s degree in Economics, Development Studies, Social Science or equivalent;
Minimum 10 years of progressive professional work experience, incl. at least 5 years of experience in managing skills development initiatives;
Strong understanding of private and public sector development, TVET systems, tertiary and basic education systems and business decision-making processes;
Understanding of market-oriented approaches and leveraging private sector investment for workforce development and business modernization, especially in the ICT sector;
Excellent analytical, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
Ability to manage working relationships with diverse public and private stakeholders;
Experience in log frame development, Monitoring and Evaluation, reporting.
Experience in mentoring and coaching young professionals;
Excellent communication skills, English proficiency;
Excellent computer literacy, incl. MS Office;
Understanding of working principles and methods of German development cooperation, as well as work experience with a German development organization or a similar post preferred;
Experience with German private sector preferred;
Experience in the ICT sector preferred.
We offer attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as a joint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust, and teamwork and follow a human-centred approach.
We look forward to receiving your application with the following documents: introduction letter and curriculum vitae.
How to Apply
Email your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org Application deadline: 30th of August 2020 Further information about the organization is available on our website www.afos-stiftung.de Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the final selection process.