UNESCO hires 01 Programme Specialist
Ville, Pays: Dakar, Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: Non précisé
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 20-10-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
Intitulé : PROGRAMME SPECIALIST
Domaine : Education – Enseignement et formation techniques et professionnels
Numéro de poste : 6SNED 0030RP
Classe : P-4
Organisation : FIELD OFFICES
Lieu principal : SN-Dakar
Recrutement ouvert à : Candidats internes et externes
Catégorie de contrat : Engagement de durée définie
Salaire : 98 058 USD (Annual Salary)
Clôture des candidatures : (Minuit heure de Paris) : 20 octobre 2017
RESUME DES FONCTIONS DU POSTE
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education (ADG/ED), the functional authority of the Director of the UNESCO Multisectoral Office in Dakar, and direct supervision of the Chief of Education Section, the incumbent will support the planning, coordination and implementation of the regional programme on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and manage a team of staff working in the area of skills for life and the world of work. In particular, the incumbent will:
Programme Design and Management:
•Coordinate, plan, monitor and implement the Office’s Skills Development Programme. Identify focus areas within the Member States national priorities and in alignment with the UNESCO Strategy for TVET (2016-2021), the UN and other development partners’ approaches and strategies. Recommend programme and project approaches, plans, expansion and changes.
•Develop and support inter-disciplinary and multi-sectoral projects and activities with regard to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAF) to ensure the integration and implementation of SDGs within the national development policies and strategies in the countries of the region.
•Initiate and develop policy advice, methodological tools and technical assistance to Ministries of Education and other key stakeholders to implement regional and country-level programme activities.
•Develop, implement and monitor research activities, technical assistance projects, capacity development programmes and related funding proposals on policy and technical issues pertinent to TVET and skills development in the region.
Knowledge Management, Networking and Partnerships:
•Develop knowledge base and implement outreach strategies, aimed at expanding and communicating UNESCO’s Strategy for TVET.
•Mobilize and network, in collaboration with UNEVOC, with national, regional and international partners working on TVET and skills development issues.
•Mobilize resources to support TVET policy analysis and skills development in the region, by preparing project proposals and cooperation frameworks with Member States and donor agencies and by engaging in fundraising activities.
•Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in education policy, science, engineering, economics, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
•A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of education and training, of which at least 3 years acquired at the international level.
•Proven experience in formulating, implementing and monitoring TVET-related policies, strategies, programmes/projects.
•Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills.
•Analytical skills and ability to collect, synthesize and analyse information from various sources.
•Proven ability to identify emerging development trends and educational needs.
•Ability to provide policy advice and assistance to policy and decision makers.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare, present and discuss findings and recommendations clearly and concisely.
•Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, and to translate strategy into priorities and action.
•Ability to coordinate and negotiate with partners, network and different stakeholders.
•Ability to manage staff and teams, and to maintain effective working relationships in a multicultural environment.•Very good IT skills, knowledge of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).
•Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English or French, and a good knowledge of the other language.
•Advanced university degree (PhD or equivalent) in the field of economics of education, science and technology, labour economics or related field.
•Proven experience in fundraising.
•Experience in providing expert advice on skills development and employment sectors, preferably in sub-Saharan Africa.
•Practical experience in policy support and capacity development in one or several following areas: building efficient TVET systems, promoting synergy between TVET and literacy programmes, the recognition of prior learning, entrepreneurship education, qualification frameworks and quality assurance, as well as harmonization of training programmes, homologation and accreditation for Higher Education systems.
•Familiarity with the work and functioning of the UN System including key mechanisms such as the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), UN Country Team (UNCT), Delivering as One (DaO) and other joint UN Programming and UN inter-agency initiatives.
•Good knowledge of Portuguese.
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