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TVET Expert - Short Term

Coast Region, Kenya
Mid level
Posted date:
November 4, 2022
Close date:
November 15, 2022
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Job Description

1. TVET Expert

Availability: Immediate

Position summary:

TVET expert oversees capacity building activities in all counties and manages a team of capacity building officers based in each county and position also plays important role in mobilizing private sector employers.

Roles & responsibilities:

TVET expert has below listed activities in their portfolio.

Ø Contribution to the design, coordination and the implementation of measures in the Go-Blue project in the field of employment promotion and vocational education and training (e.g. occupational standard and curriculum customization/development, organizing practical training, development and expansion of training capacities, VTC instructors training, development of programs and implementation of short-term Competency Based and modularized trainings, development of assessment tools

Ø Mobilize private sector employers and complete on boarding exercise with them by signing the MOU

Ø Coordination and spearheading of corporate contributions, coordinating project implementation, progress reporting and other arrangements for partnerships with the private sector for high end employment of the beneficiaries after training

Ø Establish technical Steering Committee with partner training institutions for follow-up and monitoring of implementation

Ø Networking with industrial associations, individual companies and initiate partnership between VTC-TVET institutions and the industry e.g. designing and signing of partnership MoUs with the private sectors of the Go-Blue sectors

Ø Coordination of the project’s impact monitoring, contribution to weekly, quarterly and annual reporting procedures, management and monitoring

Ø Update employers on intake and graduations dates so to enable them to make plan for hire in advance.

Ø Connect employers with sector specific CoE’s and ensure that proper follow-up is done on periodical level.

Ø Contribution to Go-Blue working groups and regional learning activities as well as to relevant TVET working groups in the Go-Blue project

Ø Organize seminars, webinars and events to ensure that employers are always provided with an opportunity to provide support on all aspects of program.

Ø Establish a network of private sector employers for each sector of blue economy

Ø Conduct sector specific meetings and drives

Ø Planning, implementation, reporting of monthly capacity building events across all counties as per capacity building manual.

Ø Network with TVET authorities, TVET institutions and private sectors

Ø Ensure that participants take advantage of LMS in place under the project.

Ø Prepare monthly, quarterly, biannually, yearly reports and other customized reports for reporting purpose.

Ø Develop social media posts and case studies for project visibilities

Ø Mobilize best performers to give testimonies at different events in the project.

Minimum qualifications

· Master’s degree or equivalent in the fields of Economics, Business Administration, Social sciences or other related field

· At least three years professional experience in the relevant functional area or training institutions

· Demonstrated experience in project management including in donor funded project management, and monitoring and evaluation.

Personal Attributes required:

Trustworthiness Integrity and professionalism Time management skills Project Management skills Problem solving and negotiation skills Decision making and leadership skills Our commitment to safeguarding

CAPYEI is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of young persons. CAPYEI expects all and volunteers (m/w) to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to by 15th November 2022. Candidates are required to indicate the position title on the subject line of the email when applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates are expected to quote their current and expected pay in the cover letter.

Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

CAPYEI DOES NOT charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

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