International Team Leader for TVET Project STEP - "Digitalization of core processes" - Ethiopia

Posted on:
10 Jun, 2022
Application by:
30 Jun, 2022
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
STEP - Digitalization of core processes and development of blended learning formats for the TVET system in Ethiopia (81283890)
Period of project:
12/2022 - 11/2024
Duration of assignment:
2 years
Duty station:
Addis Ababa
Job code:

Project description

GFA Consulting Group GmbH (Germany) in association with NIRAS Sweden (Sweden/Ethiopia) is participating in project tenders in Ethiopia under the Sustainable Training and Education Programme (STEP) financed by GIZ with the implementing partner Ministry of Labour and Skills.

The consortium GFA-NIRAS is looking for an International Team Leader for the following project:
Digitalization of core processes and development of blended learning formats for the TVET system in Ethiopia. The project focuses on improving the capacities for the implementation of digitalized TVET through the development of three blended learning formats in supported economic sectors and the digitalization of three core processes of the TVET system. Digital examination/assessment is also part of the project measures.

Job description

  • Overall accountability for the advisory packages of the contractor.
  • Ensure the coherence and complementarity of the contractor’s services with other services delivered by the project at local and national level.
  • Accountability for the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of 1) development and use of blended learning in teaching, and 2) digitalized processes in the TVET system in Ethiopia.
  • Take cross-cutting themes into consideration (for example gender equality).
  • Staff management, in particular identifying the need for short-term assignments within the available budget, planning and managing the assignments and supporting national and international experts.
  • Ensure that monitoring procedures are carried out in line with GIZ’s monitoring requirements.
  • Regular reporting to the assigned person from GIZ in accordance with deadlines.
  • Responsibility for checking the use of funds and financial planning in consultation with the officer responsible for the commission at GIZ.
  • Support the officer responsible for the commission in updating and/or adapting the project strategy, in evaluations and in preparing a follow-on phase.


  • Education/training (2.1.1): University degree or completed technical vocational training (equivalent to level 6 of the European Qualifications Framework) in management or education
  • Languages (2.1.2): Knowledge of English (C2) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • General professional experience (2.1.3): 10 years of professional experience in the field of adult education and instructional design
  • Specific professional experience (2.1.4): 5 years of specific professional experience in digitalized education and the implementation of blended learning or e-learning in TVET, experience in the field of digital transformation processes as well as change management in these processes
  • Leadership/management experience (2.1.5): 5 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or manager (including personnel, budget and time) in a company or organization working in the area of digitalization, blended learning, and TVET
  • Regional experience (2.1.6): 2 years of relevant work experience in Ethiopia
  • Development cooperation (DC) experience (2.1.7): 2 years of experience in international DC with a focus on e-learning and digitalization projects
  • Other (2.1.8): 3 years of proven experience/further trainings in change management

Interested candidates should send their CV via email to:

Ms Ursula von den Driesch

Contact person

  Ursula von den Driesch

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