Tuesday, March 16, 2010

GTZ, Two National Long-term Experts, Deadline March 28, 2010.

Project Employment

Position: Two national long-term experts (30 months)
Project: Employment promotion for youth in East Timor (GTZ)
Location: East Timor
Assignment Starts: 01/07/2010
Applications Close: 28 March 2010
Duration: 07/2010 - 12/2012
Advertised By: GRM International United Kingdom
Two national long-term experts for GTZ-funded Vocational Training Project for Youth in East Timor
The project is to support those about to leave vocational agricultural training at selected secondary schools to obtain a sustainable income through youth production groups/cooperatives and to participate more strongly in the social and economic live in rural areas. Target groups are students and those who finish their studies at agricultural vocational schools.

The project will work in a number of strongly interlinked areas:
Develop practical skills oriented agricultural vocational education and training in collaboration with agricultural secondary schools and the two involved ministries Ministry for Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) and Ministry for Education (ME) Establish a consultation mechanism at the decentralised level that supports youth production groups and cooperatives in collaboration with the decentralised technical staff of MAF, ME, MED and the schools Promote networking of the production groups in the areas of production and marketing in collaboration with the Directorate for Cooperatives. Start-up support for youth production groups and support to their integration into village communities Identification and use of experiences at the national level Promotion of non-violent conflict management in schools and youth production groups
Provision of technical assistance and support to youth production groups, secondary vocational schools and other relevant stakeholders Support to project management including monitoring and evaluation, reporting, identification and management of short-term inputs, coordination and organisation of capacity building for all relevant partners.
Master degree in agricultural economics, agricultural vocational education and training or similar Track record of experience on curriculum development, training of trainers and technical assistance on development of certification and quality management in vocational education and training in the area of agriculture Experience in promoting self-employment and establishment of production groups/cooperatives in the agricultural sector. Experience in non-formal vocational training for youth Experience in working with youth in conflict affected areas. Knowledge of Tetum, English and Portuguese.

In case you are interested in this position or would like to have more information please contact Susanne Prudlow (susanne.prudlow@grminternational.com).
CVs of suitable applicants will be added to the GRM Consultant Database