Expert 4: National Sector Lead Agribusiness Egypt (300 w/days)

Posted on:
5 Aug, 2022
Application by:
28 Aug, 2022
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
Technical Support for the Comprehensive Technical Education Initiative (TCTI) in Egypt - Developing and establishing two Centres of Competence in the Agribusiness and Tourism/Hospitality sectors
Period of project:
02/2023 – 05/2025
Duration of assignment:
28 months
Duty station:
Job code:

Project description

The overall program goal being the improvement of the employment situation of young adults in Egypt, the module objective of the TCTI project is the following:
The systemic framework conditions for dual vocational education and training have been improved in accordance with the reform strategy Technical Education 2.0 of the Egyptian Ministry of Education and Technical Training.
The core point will be the establishment of two Centres of Competence (CoC) in the sectors of Tourism/Hospitality and Agribusiness. The contractor will be responsible for the following work packages (WP):
WP 1: CoC governance structures are set up and tailored to sectoral needs
WP 2: TVETA master trainers and CoC personnel are capacitated
WP 3: CoCs are equipped and prepared for training implementation
WP 4: A concept for CoC network schools is developed and implemented

Job description

  • Act as main focal point for all activities in the agribusiness sector
  • Identify, network and act as key liaison for private partners in the sector (sectoral representation, companies and others)
  • Ensure the needs of the private sector are reflected in the CoC development
  • Support expert 3 in (re-)designing 4 dual training programmes for the agribusiness sector
  • Support the Team Leader in identifying and coordinating short-term experts from the agribusiness sector


  • Education/training: University master’s degree in agricultural economics, agricultural business, agricultural engineering, agricultural science, food or animal production
  • Languages: Knowledge of written modern standard Arabic C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (3 points), spoken Egyptian (2 points) and English C1 (5 points)
  • General professional experience: 10 years of professional experience in a private company in the Agribusiness sector
  • Specific professional experience: 8 years of professional experience in human resource development in the Agribusiness sector
  • Development cooperation (DC) experience (2.4.7): 2 years of experience working on DC projects

Please send your application (email and attached CV) by 28th August 2022 to:
Ursula von den Driesch
Recruitment Specialist

Contact person

  Ursula von den Driesch

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