Job Vacancy For Technical Advisor – Green Skills

Full Time

GIZ Ghana

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Project Brief:

The Support to the Transformation of TVET in Ghana project aims to support the reforms of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, the Commission for TVET, the TVET Service, TVET Institutions and other private and public sector stakeholders. It is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Scope of Role:

The Technical Advisor is responsible for supporting the expansion and inclusion of green competencies in the competency-based training (CBT) system. The Technical Advisor will support initiatives that ensure a just transition in line with the National Green Jobs Strategy and SDGs (7, 8, 13).


• Assist and monitor the development and implementation of project plans and activities in close consultation with project partners.
• Advice project partners and stakeholders on strategies to transition into green and sustainable methods, processes and lifestyles through
the enhancement of green skills in curricula development.
• Conduct capacity building of stakeholders to identify green opportunities that promote decent work and a just transition with the
possibility of a multiplier effect.
• Support implementation of national policies related to green TVET and skills development such as the National Green Jobs Strategy.
• Support the integration of green aspects into CBT curricula.
• Responsible for the design and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the transformation
of the TVET system.
• Support cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assist with PR work and cooperate with local communities, relevant
organizations, private sector, NGOs and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects to improve and maintain
good working relationships.
• Prepare reports and presentation documents, including monitoring & evaluation, success stories and best practice examples.
• Handle other task on behalf of GIZ.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Advanced university degree in an area that is related to the project objectives, with a focus on a relevant field (green skills development,
• At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position relating to implementing green skills development and environment.
• Very good working knowledge of the TVET system, especially CBT approaches, and its stakeholders.
• Professional experience in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting.
• Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g.
MS Office).
• Diligent, goal oriented, open minded and innovative, team player and ability to perform task without supervision.
• Proficient in spoken and written English; a working knowledge of German is an asset.
• Strong interpersonal skills, work experience in an intercultural environment, strong managerial, organisational, and social competence.
• Very strong communication skills and ability to engage stakeholders and facilitate networking.
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

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: quoting the Job Code 2022/TVETGS/10/26 in the subject line. If you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 09 November, 2022

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