Senior NOSS and Curriculum Development Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1157
Date Posted:Apr 11, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 23, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:4
Functional Area:Education
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About SALAM:

National Skills Development Program (NSDP)

Job Summary:

The Senior NOSS and Curriculum Development Specialist develops NOSS, Curriculum, trainee portfolio, competency based Learning and Instructional Materials, assessment tools and provide the overall technical oversight and guidance to the implementation of them and ensure effective and efficient training delivery. Part of his/her responsibility will be to contribute in the identification of priority trades for various sectors.

In particular, he/she will perform the following activities:

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Plan for the development of National Occupational Skills Standard (NOSS) and Competency Based Curricula, Written Instructional Material, Trainee portfolio and Assessment tools;
 Identify skill areas to be developed into National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS) from private and governmental organizations, industry, professional body, TVET providers, NGOs etc.;

 Organize DACUM sessions of panel of expert workers;
 Develop NOSS in line with the Afghanistan National Qualification Framework (ANQF);
 Develop Curricula, Written Instructional Material, Trainee portfolio and Assessment tools based on NOSS;
 Organize and conduct Training of Vocational Trainers (TVT) workshops on the introduction of competency based training curricula, training outline, Learning and Instructional Materials, lesson plan, trainee portfolio, training methodology and pedagogy for the project TPs and other TVET providers as required;
 Engage in effective coordination with stakeholders and direct beneficiaries, including the private sector, and local communities;
 Provide technical support to DG-Skills in order to increase capacity to provide demand driven TVET;
 Schedule and lead regular meetings with Stakeholders and local and international partners regarding training design, development, and implementation;
 Manage and facilitate training of vocational trainers on CBT approach and methodology and provide ongoing support to trainers for improved training facilitation.
 Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of training activities as required;
 Develop indicators to measure training progress and effectiveness;
 Coordinate with VTCs leadership to adapt training materials based on feedback from trainers, participants;
 Encourage local enterprises to engage with the training centers; promote dialogue between the local industry and training providers to develop partnerships in skill development according to the local needs of the industry;
 He/she will ensure the quality and timely delivery of all outputs
 Contribute to team efforts by undertaking additional tasks and responsibilities as requested;
 Perform any other related tasks requested by management.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Qualifications and skills
 University degree (preferably at Master’s level) in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Curriculum Development, Education, Business Administration or related field;
 Excellent organizational and coordination skills;
 Fluency in English language as well as excellent ability to read, write and speak in Dari or Pashto;
 Excellent reporting and presentation skills;
 Computer literacy
 Strong communication, facilitation, analytical and writing skills;

Professional experience
 Minimum professional experience of 7 years for Bachelors and 5 years for masters in the area of TVET, training designing and implementation, curriculum development or assessing technical and vocational training and education programs;
 Prior experience as Trainer in national, international or private organizations;
 Extensive experience in

Job Keywords:

NOSS and Curriculum Development
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