|Duration:||6 Months (Extendable)|
|Exp.:||2018-05-26-(3 Days From now)|
|Salary:||As per MCA Salary Scale|
|Organization:||Mercy Corps |About Mercy Corps|
|Education:||Master’s Degree in Education or relevant field|
|Work Experience:||3-5 Years|
Education and Experience
Fluent oral and written skills in English Dari and Pashto
Specific Knowledge/ Skills/ Competencies
Duties & Responsibilities
About Mercy Corps – Afghanistan (MCA)
Mercy Corps (MC) is present in Afghanistan with a large portfolio of programs addressing the promotion of sustainable licit livelihoods agriculture development youth vocational skills and natural resource management. It has been increasingly necessary to have a centralized system to help monitor and evaluate the impact of MC’s overall programmatic activities in the country. It is essential that there is thorough documentation of results and constraints and that successes that can be replicated and taken to scale are highlighted. Future program design and implementation should be driven by lessons learned from program results and impact.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
With funding from SIDA (Swedish Development Agency) Mercy Corps intends to support youth potential migrants and job seekers to develop enhanced market driven skills and knowledge for improved employability income generation and resilience. The Program is scheduled to be implemented in Kabul Parwan Helmand Kandahar Ningarhar and Herat in close coordination with the Ministry of Labour Social Affairs the Martyred and Disabled (MoLSAMD) and Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR).
The Curriculum Specialist will be responsible for developing / updating curricula for traditional non-traditional and emerging skills identified through the labor market assessment (LMA) and Feasibility study (FS) conducted by Mercy Corps in the targeted locations. This assignment will be carried out with close coordination and consultation with National Occupational Safety Standards (NOSS) of MoLSAMD and Deputy Ministry of Technical Vocational Education and Trainings (DM-TVET) of Ministry of Education (MoE) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The main responsibility of Curriculum Specialist is to provide curriculum design and development services to the ESIF program of the Youth Vocational Skills (YVS) portfolio in Mercy Corps and to ensure that vocational skills at ESIF are market-driven competency based up-to-date and relevant that meet the quality assurance standards according to local regional and international benchmarks.
The individual selected for the position of Curriculum Specialist (CS) will be supervised by and report to the Senior Program Manager ESIF. It is to be noted that because of the varying trade specialties there will be more requirements placed on the CS to review specialized curriculum needs of the organization. Although the specific tasks/duties of the Curriculum Specialist will be to:
Under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager the Curriculum Specialist will be expected to:
While sending your CV & Cover letter please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be given consideration. Please include three references from you previous and current supervisors in your CV and make sure that their official email addresses are mentioned in the reference information.
Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. Interested candidates should submit their Application To: Mercy Corps Office: Qala e Fatullah Street # 05 House # 1010 Kabul Afghanistan or Email to: [email protected]