Short- and Long-Term Experts

Published: 25 January 2018
Call for Short- and Long-Term Experts / Youth Workforce, Employment and Vocational Skills Development: TechnoServe
Deadline: 15 February 2018

Location: Zambia, Malawi or Zimbabwe
Seeking: Mid-Senior Level / Short and Long-Term Experts

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that creates business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Program description
TechnoServe is recruiting for an anticipated, regional youth employment, vocational skills and workforce development programme across Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia. The programme will focus on improving access to quality and market-driven education, job-readiness skills, and apprenticeship opportunities to increase access to sustainable employment.

Areas of expertise required
TechnoServe is seeking local and/or regional experts with the following specific or combined areas of experience, pertaining to youth: Workforce Development / Vocational Skills Development / Curriculum and Training Development / Education and Employment / Econometrics / Youth Development / Programme Management

Minimum required skills and experience
Master’s degree or equivalent in business, international development, economics, public policy, education, agricultural economics, or another relevant field is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; At least 7 years (mid-level) of relevant professional experience in an international development context, including experience in vocational skills development, youth employment, agriculture, education, private enterprise development, and/or organizational capacity development; Excellent management, leadership, and communication skills; Prior professional experience in Zambia, Malawi and/or Zimbabwe, with a good local and regional network; Familiarity with good practice in monitoring and results measurement approaches; familiarity with the standard of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development is an added advantage.

To apply
Qualified and interested applicants should submit an updated CV to: with the subject “TechnoServe Call for Experts.” The final deadline for application is February 15, 2018. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be considered or contacted. No phone calls please.

TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. Women are encouraged to apply.
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