Job Vacancy For Technical Advisor (ICT)

Job Description

The Technical Advisor for ICT at GIZ Ghana will be tasked with supporting the initiative ‘eskills4girls’ within the TVET component of the Network for Inclusive Economic Development (NIED) to contribute to the programme’s objectives and indicators. This primarily means managing and coordinating the preparation and implementation of (formal and non-formal) training courses and all other daily operational aspects related to that.

Project: GIZ - NIED
Reports to: Head of TVET Unit
Assignment Period: Contract ends on 30.09.2022


• Assists in formulating implementation plans, concept notes and ToRs for short-term experts
• Coordinates the selection of ICT-related trades for the implementation of formal and nonformal courses
• Coordinates the selection of project partners (technical institutions and NGOs)
• Manages the establishment of a Center of Excellence for ICT in the TVET sector
• Supervises curriculum development and implementation of training courses
• Develops and implements corresponding capacity measures to ensure adequate usage of IT equipment
• Identifies and documents demand for external support and assists national and international advisors in carrying out their work
• Develops and maintains working relationships with all important project stakeholders, especially with COTVET and training institutions
• Seeks close cooperation with other team members of PSED’s TVET component
• Builds up a professional network of relevant actors working in the field of training in ICT related fields in Ghana and supports the establishment of a sector skills body for ICT
• Ensures knowledge management; collects, processes and distributes relevant information • Conducts scientific research about all technical aspects of training and actors in Ghana’s ITC sector
• Collects data on project activities to contribute to the joint monitoring system

Qualification Required & Experience

Your Profile

• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or comparable qualification in IT or ICT-related studies
• At least seven (7) years of professional experience in the ICT (private) sector
• Proven record of working as trainer or teacher for ICT related trades/subjects (e.g. in-company trainer)
• Knowledge of the Technical Education and Vocational Training system in Ghana would be advantageous
• Strong managerial and organisational competencies
• Ability to work independently and steer activities within the responsibilities assigned to him
• Willingness to travel within Ghana
• Excellent written and oral skills (English Language), fluency of the German Language is an added advantage
• High social competence and ability to work in an international team
• Good communication skills and ability to engage stakeholders

Our Offer

Competitive GIZ salary grid, SSNIT, Health insurance, as well as 13th Month Salary and Annual Bonus.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one –page cover letter to:

[email protected]

under the job code 2019/NIED-TVET/12/01

Closing Date: 27 December, 2019