Job Vacancy For Director of Competency-Based Training At COTVET

COTVET was set up by an Act of Parliament to formulate national policies on skills development across pre-tertiary and tertiary education, in both the formal and non formal sectors of the economy. COTVET is also to co-ordinate, harmonize and supervise the activities of private and public providers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), including apprentiship

Purpose of the Job

To implement Competency Based-Training (CBT) through facilitating the development of industry driven occupational standards, curricula and learning materials; monitor implementation of CBT delivery through proactive promotion, development and dissemination of information which will encourage the adoption of best practices in TVET.

Key Responsibilities

•   Determine and develop parameters for establishment of occupational standards and curricula to ensure the adoption of best practices and quality training standards
•   Develop and recommend policies, strategies and procedures to maximise consultation in the development of occupational standards within the industry and TVET institutions.
•   Develop and manage the implementation of processes and procedures for the establishment of occupational standards through established Industrial Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) and its subcommittees as well as other consultative mechanisms and structures to ensure their adaptation by industries and TVET Institutions.
•   Recommend definitions of levels within the National TVET Qualification Framework (NTVETQF) and provide guidance on the determination and placement of awards within the framework for adoption by NTVETQC and the Board.
•   Develop guidelines and templates for the design and coordinate the development of curricula which will ensure the relevance of training programs and thus meet the requirement of the trade standards and also facilitate the delivery of quality best practices.
•   Monitor and evaluate the implementation of programs and projects.

Qualification and Experience

•   Applicants must have minimum of Master's Degree in Education with a Post Graduate Degree in Curriculum Development in the area of Technical and Vocational Education and Training.
•   Applicant must have ten (10) years’ post qualification experience in the development of curricula and the setting of standards preferably in the TVET sector as well as the development of TVET Policies and Strategies.

Competencies and Skills

•   Strategic planning, quantitative and analytical skills
•   Good leadership, networking, mentoring and management skills
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate
•   Technical and professional expertise
•   Good communications, report writing, reporting and presentation skills
•   Knowledge of project and programmes management
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   High level computer proficiency

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit their application letters including their contact details, CV names and addresses of three references, copies of their certificates and statement of a maximum of 1,000 words on the vision for COTVET to the address below:

The Executive Director
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
P. O, BOX M651, Ministries Post Office, Accra

Or deliver directly to:

COTVET Office, Education Complex,
Trinity Theological Seminary Road, East Legon, Accra

Or send by email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 29 November, 2013