Vacancy Announcement - SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER (EDUCATION)

21 January 2020

Duty Station: Almaty

Job Family: Education

Type of contract : Project Appointment

Duration of contract : 1 year with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds

Recruitment open to : External candidates

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 21-FEB-2020

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

I. Background

UNESCO’s strategy for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) aims at providing assistance to Member States to transform their TVET systems and practices with focused actions in three core areas: (i) provision of upstream policy advice and related capacity development in the field of TVET; (ii) conceptual clarification of skills development and improvement of monitoring; and (iii) acting as a clearinghouse and informing the global TVET debate.

In this context, the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office is implementing a  project on “Modernizing 180 technical and vocational education and training institutions in Kazakhstan” under Kazakhstan’s “Zhas Maman” project funded by the Kazakh Government. The overall objective of the project is to modernize 180 TVET colleges under the 72 most in demand professions in line with international standards so that they can deliver quality education to young people to prepare them for future.

II. Duties and requirements

Under the direct supervision of the Director of UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan/UNESCO Representative to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, and in close collaboration with colleagues at the UNESCO Almaty Education Unit and the Education Sector at the UNESCO Headquarters the incumbent will be responsible for the management and implementation of the project “Modernizing 180 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges in Kazakhstan”, including the management of its project team.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY

To learn more about the requirements and apply, please visit this website. 

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