Save The Children Individual Consultancy "Improving the platforms and relevant functions of the skill to positively impact TVET graduates" Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Individual Consultancy "Improving the platforms and relevant functions of the skill to positively impact TVET graduates" Jobs in Ethiopia


  • The overall objective of the consultancy service is to provide technical assistant for the implementation of systemic partnership intervention between Save the Children International and Federal TVET Agency.

    Objective

  • To facilitate the establishment of functional national skill council together with the federal TVET agency and the program technical team from SCI.

  • To organize and facilitate various meetings and workshops including the launch of the program at national/federal level.

  • To technically lead and support the development of directives as outlined in the agreed partnership proposal at federal level based on recommendations of the researches.

  • To play coordination roles in bringing various market players/concerned stakeholders to discuss and reach on consensus on an actions to be piloted at Addis Ababa with TVET Agency and selected colleges.

  • To facilitate and support the development/revision and delivery of the agreed training contents at the four TVET colleges with tailored capacity building supports-with continuous engagement of employers at relevant points and facilitation of employment of those targets that received the supports eventually.

  • To generate learnings and support capacities of implementing actors to institutionalize the piloted successful initiatives to themselves and work with program team and relevant actors to help other similar actors to copy the whole or parts of the successful initiatives.

    Expected Outputs

  • As indicated timelines and deliverables of the partnership intervention, the technical consultant/organization is expected to produce the following deliverables and outputs;

  • Various and regular meetings and workshops reports/minutes/agreements with different actors’ actions. This includes launching workshop reports at the start of the intervention implementation.

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which showed the processes of establishment of functional national skill council, roles, contributions and actions of each actors and depicts the timelines for regular meeting to get updates, review the agreed actions and give directions.

  • Developed three directives following the conducted researches, consultation and agreement of actors including the validation and inputs of various concerned experts.

  • Consultations, transition, consensus proceedings/minutes of deliverables and actions that agreed to be implemented in phase two of the partnership intervention.

  • Four TVET colleges selection process and agreement proceeding with Addis Ababa TVET agency, federal TVET agency and the intervention focal person to start piloting the agreed systemic actions in the phase two.

  • Supported and finalized technical and financial reports that expected to be produced by the federal TVET agency in agreed timeframe based on the given reporting protocols.

  • Consensus letters/MoU with various stakeholders especially from employers to work with and their confirmation to work together and engagement at relevant stages of partnership intervention implementation.

  • Developed/revised and delivered training materials with the four TVET colleges and other relevant actors including various capacity building and experience sharing documented cases.

  • Based on the agreed and piloted systemic actions at the four TVET colleges in Addis Ababa city administration, the number of targets that benefited in terms of finalized training through improved delivery and obtained employment.

  • Memorandum of understanding that show
    actors in the piloting phase expressed their commitment to continue with improved training contents development and delivery systems and engagement of relevant market actors.

  • Minute and documented actions vis-à-vis sustainability and scale-up initiatives and actions.

    Save The Children International Shall Be Responsible to

  • Provide all relevant information to the consultant about the overall program objectives, principles and framework of the approach.

  • Facilitate agreements with the consultant through the SC logistics unit/HRD.

  • Provide oversight of the assignment from beginning to the end

  • Provide comments/ feedback and approve the Plan of Action and documents produced

  • Ensure that the comments/feedback given on the draft report are fully incorporated in the final report

  • Link the consultant with the prime Partner-Federal TVET Agency that carrying out the agreed project initiatives.

  • Provide guidance to the consultant in her/his informed decisions and actions while providing technical assistance of partnership intervention implementation.

  • Facilitate payments for the consultant as per the agreement and SC logistics unit/HRD and Finance disbursement policy.

    Job Requirements

    The consultant should have practical experiences at least in the following competency areas;

  • Post graduate level qualification in related disciplines (Training & Education development, School and Higher education leadership, Business Administration, Economics, Development Studies, or other related discipline).

  • At least 8 years of relevant and practical evidences that show experience vis-à-vis this kind of assignment.

  • Evidence based experience in planning, facilitating, coordinating various regional/national events, meetings, discussions and forum and etc.

  • Commendable experiences in the engagement and facilitation of national workforce development and platform establishment.

  • National and international experiences in providing various technical, coordination, facilitation and partnership at higher levels.

  • Reputable experiences in producing, reporting and sharing quality and timely deliverables as demanded.

  • Demonstrating commitment for tailoring, innovating and applying different national and international experiences in terms of introducing workable and easily adapted national’s systems.

    How to Apply

  • Save the Children invites those who are interested and fulfill the above criteria are eligible to apply to HR, Save the Children International Office located around Old Airport, Near Bisrate Gabriel Church at Dire Building) within 10 consecutive week days starting from May 12, 2020, to May 22, 2020.

  • Those who satisfy the criteria indicated above will be considered for selection and those who win the offer shall be awarded the jobs.

  • Applicants are expected to submit their copy of TIN number and Trade License.

  • SC shall withhold 2% if the individual consultant has a TIN number & License or 30% where he/she does not have a TIN number & License as per the Ethiopian Tax legislation.

  • Technical proposal, including resume of the consultants with supporting documents, printout documents that show previous work experience, names and contact information of a minimum of two previous clients, and financial proposals should be submitted separately in a sealed envelope on or before May 22, 2020 at 4:30 P.M in person.

    N.B

  • Please be informed that you can consider this vacancy as a TOR and additional TOR will not be provided by SCI.

  • We accept proposals from individual consultants only, Firm/company proposals will not be accepted.

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