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Team Leader to support the Ministry of Education in the further development of NQF Level 5 qualifications

Baku, Azerbaijan
Posted date:
August 10, 2022
Close date:
September 9, 2022
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Job Description

  • Job-ID: V000051553
  • Location: Baku
  • Assignment period: 01/01/2023 - 11/01/2025
  • Field: Social Sectors
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 09/09/2022

Field of Activity

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender „ Support to the Ministry of Education in further development of NQF Level 5 qualifications and strengthening the resilience of the education system in Azerbaijan"    

The purpose of this contract is as follows:

To contribute to the modernisation and quality of the education system, including vocational education and training, in a lifelong learning context.

Your tasks

As the Team Leader (TL), the KE1 is in charge of coordinating the team and the overall supervision, administration, smooth implementation and reporting of the project and is the official communication person on behalf of the project.

Your profile

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree in Education, Vocational Education and Training, Public Policy, Economics, Social Sciences, Business Administration, or in its absence, a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field mentioned above additional to the required general professional
    experience in the education sector;
  • Excellent spoken and written English (at least level 2 on a scale of 1 [excellent] to 5 [basic]);
  • An asset: working knowledge of Azerbaijani, Turkish or Russian.

General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of working experience in the education sector;
  • Experience in coordinating as Team Leader in minimum two assistance projects in the education sector (with minimum budget of 1 Million EUR each);
  • An asset: experience in a technical assistance project in the education sector in the EU Neighbourhood and/or IPA country.

Specific professional experience

  • At least 660 working days of working experience in developing policy and/or legal
    documents for the education sector in the past 8 years;
  • At least 440 working days of working experience in developing of NQF Level 5 qualifications in the past 8 years;
  • At least 220 working days of working experience in developing and/or implementation of capacity building programmes for NQF Level 5 qualifications in the past 8 years

Location Information

The operational base of the Programme will be Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan, with travel to relevant regions in Azerbaijan if necessary.


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About us

Your professional and personal development is important to us. At GIZ, you will be offered global work opportunities and an atmosphere that is characterised by diversity, respect and genuine equal opportunities. Gender equality promotion is a matter of course for us. Our benefits are also impressive in terms of work-life balance and family friendliness. Flexible working hours that fit your life situation are an integral part of our corporate culture.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

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