Vacancy Announcement - NATIONAL ASSOCIATE PROJECT OFFICER (EDUCATION SECTOR)

28 January 2020

Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)

Duty Station: Almaty

Type of contract : Project Appointment

Duration of contract : 2 years

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 27-FEB-2020

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

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 self-benefiting project “Modernizing 180 technical and vocational education and training institutions in Kazakhstan” under Kazakhstan’s “Zhas Maman” project funded by its Government. The overall objective of the project is to modernize 180 TVET colleges under the 72 most demanding professions in line with international standards so that they can deliver quality education to young people to prepare them for future.

Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistanand the direct supervision of Senior Project Officer, the incumbent will act as the National Associate Project Officer for the support in coordination of the project in Kazakhstan. Specifically, s/he will undertake the following tasks and responsibilities: 

  1. Support in coordination of project activities in Kazakhstan 
  2. Provide support to ensuring the monitoring and evaluation of project implementation
  3. Support in representation and coordination with partners
  4. Contribute to ensuring communication and visibility 

LEARN MORE AND APPLY

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

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