Expert 2: National Project Coordinator (440 w/days)

Posted on:
8 Jun, 2022
Application by:
30 Jun, 2022
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
81283890 - Digitalization of core processes and development of blended learning formats for the TVET system in Ethiopia
Period of project:
December 2022 – December 2024
Duration of assignment:
up to 440 Working days
Duty station:
Addis Ababa
Job code:
ESE-ETH22GIZ0143/ 2

Project description

GFA Consulting Group GmbH (Germany) in association with NIRAS Sweden (Sweden/Ethiopia) is participating in three 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 experts 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 coordination and steering of the three work packages described in these ToR.
  • Coordinate the collaboration platform under WP 1 and ensure the involvement of and align implementation with the relevant stakeholders in the project, such as public institutions, TVET institutions, training providers and the private sector throughout all work packages of the assignment.
  • Coordinate and steer the implementation of activities in Addis Ababa and the regions (if applicable).
  • Coordinate the development of training materials for blended learning formats in close coordination with expert 3 (Blended Learning Advisor).
  • Coordinate capacity development measures for TVET stakeholders to implement blended learning in close coordination with expert 4 (Further Training Expert).
  • Responsibility for the implementation of work package 3 (digitalization of three core processes)
  • Contribution to impact-oriented monitoring in line with GIZ requirements.


  • Education/training (2.2.1): University degree (master or equivalent) in management or education
  • Languages (2.2.2): Knowledge of English (C1) and Amharic (C2) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • General professional experience (2.2.3): 10 years of professional experience in the Ethiopian TVET or Higher Education sector
  • Specific professional experience (2.2.4): 5 years of professional experience in applying digital solutions in the TVET or Higher Education sector in Ethiopia
  • Leadership/management experience (2.2.5): 3 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company or an organization
  • Regional experience (2.2.6): – not applicable –
  • Development cooperation (DC) experience (2.2.7): 2 years of experience working in DC projects
  • Other (2.2.8): – not applicable –projects shall be provided, 2 projects for maximum points.

Applications should be send accompanied by an up-to-date CV to:

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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