C.734 Key Expert 1

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Job Code:

C.734 KE1





Project Duration: Ongoing

Key expert 1: Component 3 (Labour Market Information Systems) Manager (estimated 200 Working days)


Enhancing the employability of youth and unemployed/low-skilled workers, and improving their transition to employment

Location: Egypt
Start date: ongoing

Overall objective

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to improve and enhance the structure and performance of the TVET system and TVET delivery in Egypt to better respond to the new socio-economic needs, in particular, youth employability and increased competitiveness in the context of the country's current and future development.

Specific objectives of this contract are:

  • The results of the studies for the identification of skills, occupational requirements and gaps in selected pilot sectors are used for the development / adjustment of skills programmes to meet the labour market and to contribute to the employment of youth and workers;
  • Career guidance and counselling services are developed and operational in the TVET institutions active in the programmes developed in Result 2 and provide a reference for a wider implementation in the TVET system;
  • A national structure is responsible for the labour market studies and the process of development of a LMIS is initiated. Equipment / software specific for employability process are identified and available.


The purposes of this contract are as follows:

  1. Contribute to the employment of youth and fresh graduates by supporting Transition to Employment Units at Ministry of Education and Technical Education at the ministry and governorate levels and Units at PVTD. Assist/support the establishment of lifelong career guidance and counselling system.
  2. Contribute to the establishment/support of a national structure to be responsible for the collection, analysis and dissemination of labour market information in Egypt.

Key Experts

Key expert 1: Component 3 (Labour Market Information Systems) Manager (estimated 200 Working days)

Qualifications and skills

  • Master's degree (or equivalent academic qualification) or Bachelor's degree with additional 3 years of professional experience in Economics/Education/Development/Social sciences/ Public Administration/Law or any other subject relevant and closely related to the assignment.
  • Proven track-record of professional experience in managing in mixed/multicultural teams of technical specialists and coaching.
  • Good communication skills and familiar with MS Office.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and reporting skills.
  • Excellent command of English language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of Arabic language would be a strong asset.

General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in TVET systems in developing countries;
  • Experience in cooperation with stakeholders would be an advantage;
  • Excellent managerial skills including coordination, communication, participatory planning, scheduling, training and project management is preferred.

Specific professional experience

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Labour Market Economics.
  • Proven track-record of professional experience in working with local authorities, the private sector and civil society actors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Egyptian context, in particular the current socio-economic, political and institutional situation, including the structure and/or characteristics of the labour force and labour market is highly needed.
  • Proven track record of professional experience in international development cooperation, including substantial experience in Technical Vocational Education and Training TVET, employment and labour intermediation in the development context.

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Application deadline: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Application Deadline:

Friday, October 18, 2019
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