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International Organisation hiring Employability and Training Reform Team Leader

Egypt, 12 October 2015

Project Title

Enhancing the employability of Youth and unemployed / low-skilled workers, and improving their transition to employment.

Project Description

International Organisation will bid for the "Support to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform Programme in Egypt - Phase II (TVET II)".

The programme aims at improving the structure and performance of the TVET system to better respond to Egypt's new socio-economic needs, and in particular, at boosting the employability of youth and increasing the country's competitiveness.

The overall programme includes the following three components: 1) Improving the governance of the Egyptian TVET system; 2) Enhancing the relevance and quality of TVET; and 3) Supporting the transition to employment.

The overall objective of this contract, which is part of component 3, aims at:

  • Developing a methodology to identify, collect, structure and analyse the demand for skills; testing/experimenting/implementing the identified methodology in pilot economic sectors (Tourism, Renewable Energies, Building & Construction, Agribusiness, Food processing and Engineering including RMG), selected on the basis of their potential for growth and employment;

  • Based on the results of studies carried out to identify the needed skills, occupational requirements and existing gaps in the selected pilot sectors, developing / adjusting skills programmes in order to meet the labour market needs and to contribute to the employment of youth/job seekers as well as to the up-skilling of workers;

  • Developing and operationalizing career guidance and counselling services in the TVET institutions;

  • Initiating a national structure responsible for the Labour Market Information System (LMIS) and operationalizing the LMIS;

  • Reviewing, activating and enhancing the Ministry of Technical Education and Training (MoTET) transition to employment units at the central, governorates, and schools levels.

Job Description

The Team Leader shall have overall responsibility for the sound management and timely implementation of the project as well as the efficient use of project funds. He/she shall be responsible for planning and supervising all project activities, and carrying out/taking part in the implementation of the activities of the project.

Duration of assignment: 30 months (full time / potentially intermediate).

Submission Deadline:  1 November 2015

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