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Support for the vocational education and training sector Location: Republic of Moldova

VET and life-long learning

Location Republic of Moldova
Status/Reference tender
Agency/Donor EU
Experts KE1 Senior Team Leader and VET policy expert
KE2 Quality Assurance Expert
commencement 01/2014 – 01/2018
MISSION duration 48 months
KE1 880 working days
KE2 880 working days
Language  skills Fluency in English, both written and spoken
Deadline 15/10/2013 14:00:00 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations
  • Only short listed consultants will be replied to.
  • Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position
  • All experts must have at least regional experience
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D

CONTACT applications@killefitconsult.com

Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the above requirements

Only short listed consultants will be replied to.If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:1 – Your up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.

2 – The country, no of position/field (s) you will apply for in the subject line of message

3 – Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.

4 – Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION

 KE1: Senior Team Leader and VET policy expert, 880 working daysProject description:

This project is intended to support the reform aiming at improving the VET system in Moldova by the development of governance resources and quality assurance schemes to meet the requirements of VET target groups, stakeholders and the labour market demand.

In particular it will strengthen the relevance and quality of VET provision to different target groups (including vulnerable groups) by supporting the ongoing policy and operational reform process and the capacity of the MoE’s VET department and its agencies to efficiently implement the reform at national, sectoral, regional and institutional level.

Job description:

The task of the Team Leader and VET policy expert include:

– Manage timely and qualified delivery of activities and outputs

– Manage financial and human resources of the project

– Overall linkages to the stakeholders

– Manage the project administration

– Policy and operational reform advice

– Main responsible for support to the structural reform of the VET system

Qualifications:

Qualifications and skills:

– Master degree in Education or directly related fields

– Excellent communication skills

– Excellent negotiation, analytical and organizational skills

– Excellent oral and written English

General professional experience:

– Preferably 10 years international experience, with a minimum of 7 years in institutional reform and/or policy advice, both in VET

– Proven working experience of at least 2 years in management of human and logistic support resources and corresponding financial resources

– Proven working experience of at least 3 years of negotiating with management and state officials at senior, including ministerial level.

Specific professional experience:

– Preferably 5 years’ experience, with a minimum of 3 years, as a full-time team leader or project coordinator in projects in VET or in the education sector

– Preferably 7 years’ experience, with a minimum of 3 years in the development and implementation of education reform policies

– Proven working experience of at least 3 years in capacity building of public administration in sectors supported by budget support

– Extensive knowledge of Project Cycle Management, programming and decision-making processes of the EU support programmes

– Experience with EU policies, treaties and competences

Other important information:

Please note that only the candidates with “Master degree in Education or directly related field” will be taken into consideration.

KE2: Quality Assurance Expert, 880 working days

Job description:

The quality assurance expert will support and coordinate, under the supervision of the team leader, all the inputs related to the development and implementation of occupational standards, quality assurance and quality management in VET, as well as the support to the development of a VET qualifications system within a National Qualifications Framework.

The expert will organize the capacity building through training of local experts and teachers in quality assurance processes and in the implementation of the curricula, including the production of textbooks, manuals and career guidance. The tasks will include all activities related to the development of a consolidated database of VET qualifications and training of the MoE and awarding bodies’ staff on its use and maintenance.

Qualifications:

Qualifications and skills:

– Master degree in Education or directly related fields with a specialisation (post-graduate or master) in VET

– Excellent communication skills

– Excellent negotiation, analytical and organizational skills

– Excellent oral and written English, knowledge of local languages will be an asset

General professional experience:

– Preferably 10 years of international experience, with a minimum of 7 years, in quality assurance in VET

– Good knowledge and proven experience of quality assurance development processes

Specific professional experience:

– Proven working experience of at least 3 years in the development of occupational standards, qualifications, curriculum development and quality assurance of educational processes;

– Proven working experience of at least 3 years in capacity building of experts and/or teachers in the education sector

– Preferably 5 years’ experience, with a minimum of 3 years, as a full-time key expert in international TA projects

Other important information:

Please note that only the candidates with “Master degree in Education or directly related field” will be taken into consideration.