Saturday, 7 September 2013

Youth Skills Development Advisor Jobs at SNV in Tanzania

Job Title: Youth Skills Development Advisor

Employer: SNV

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 15th Sept 2013

Key Responsibilities:

Support the development and implementation of youth skills development plan.
Develop and update a map of youth skills gaps, as well as opportunities and labour requirements in the market, with a special emphasis on young women.
Provide technical assistance in curriculum & skills development; engage and support national and local institutions in the design of curricula and the delivery of training in order to achieve quality targeted results.
Partnership and relationship development; Liaise with government, private sector and civil society stakeholders to prepare and roll out a skills development component, in the realm of supporting job placement and match-making between skills development and demand from prospective employers.
Results measurement; monitoring and quality control of services provided by third parties; track progress with regard to employability and opportunities for youth-led enterprise creation.

Qualifications and Experiences, Skills:

Master's degree in any field relevant to youth skills development.
Demonstrated ability to design and deliver effective programming in youth skills development, with a minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.
Knowledge of Tanzanian education policies especially the vocational skills development.
Affinity with engaging productive sector in skills development strategies for out-of-school youth.
Strong interpersonal skills; creative and flexible.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in both English and Kiswahili.
Strong computer skills in MS Word, and PowerPoint.

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are requested to apply by sending, to with the following documents:
(i) An updated Curriculum Vitae, with three professional references;
(ii) Links to most recent work (portfolio (articles, videos, etc.); and
(iii) Motivation letter (max. 1 page), with salary expectations.

We will only be able to respond to applicants who are shortlisted for interview, and candidates who do not receive any feedback within one month should consider their application unsuccessful.