Post Number : 5IQED0023PA
Grade : NO-A
Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Baghdad
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 23-DEC-2022
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Duration of contract: 1 year with the possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
Only nationals of Iraq may apply to this position.
In December 2020, UNESCO and the European Union signed the three-year Phase 2 of the TVET reform project “Jobs Creation Through Technical & Vocation education SYSTEM Strengthening & Labour Market Linkages”. Phase 2 to strengthen and consolidate the policy and systems developed in Phase 1 by embedding them in Federal and local Directorate policies and procedures; and through their application at the provider level, focusing on vocational schools and universities to develop centers of excellence as a model and resource for other institutions for possible replication and scale-up nation-wide.
The project is under the overall Supervision of the Chief of Education. On a day-to-day basis, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting and managing the implementation of TVET supporting technically and organizationally the Chief Of Education in implementing a complex and articulate project, aiming at reforming the TVET system in Iraq.
The Project will enhance the employment of Iraqi youth from 7 Technical Universities and Polytechnics and 5 Vocational schools by creating centers of Vocational Excellence that have strong labour market links, revised curricula and pedagogy, and a student-centered approach.
Specifically, the incumbent will:
Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
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Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in the field of education, social sciences or any other related field(s). A first-level university degree in the aforementioned fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
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The approximate annual starting salary for this post is USD 48,870.
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