Advisor In Vocational Education For Tourism Sector

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Vacancy For Advisor In Vocational Education For Tourism Sector For Mastercard Foundation / Hanga Ahazaza Initiative

 The Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Gmbh Is A Federally Owned International Cooperation Enterprise For Sustainable Development With Worldwide Operations. GIZ Has Worked In Rwanda For Over 30 Years. The Primary Objectives Between The Government Of Rwanda And The Federal Republic Of Germany Are Poverty Reduction And Promotion Of Sustainable Development. To Achieve These Objectives, GIZ Rwanda Is Active In The Sectors Of Decentralization And Good Governance, Economic Development And Employment Promotion And Energy.

GIZ Is A Partner Of Hanga Ahazaza Initiative Funded By The Mastercard Foundation To Implement A Number Of Capacity Development Activities In The TVET (Technical And Vocational Education Training) Aspects Of The Hospitality And Tourism (H&T) Sector. The Activities Include Strengthening Workplace Learning At Hospitality & Tourism Companies And Introducing Elements Of Dual Cooperative Training In The H&T Sector In Alignment With The Three Pillars Of The Project: Youth Skills And Capacity Development; Industry And Institutional Capacity Development, As Well As To Support The Growth And Development Of Industry Smes (Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises). The Project Started In February 2018 And Runs Until January 2021

GIZ Rwanda Is Searching Candidate For The Position Of Advisor In Vocational Education For Tourism Sector For Its Activities Within The Mastercard Foundation / Hanga Ahazaza Initiative.

A.        Responsibilities

The Advisor Is Responsible For

§  Supporting The Implementation Of A Series Of Project Outputs Under The Supervision Of The Team Leader In The Key Area Of Tourism (Tour Operating, Tour Guiding, Event Management, Tourism Destination Management, Community Based Tourism/ Cultural Tourism Development, Eco-Tourism Development, Product Diversification, Etc.).

The Advisor Performs The Following Tasks:

B.        Tasks

§  Reviewing, Revising And Developing Occupational Profiles And Curricula In The Tourism Sector In Coordination With The Responsible Rwandan Authorities.

§  Technical Support To The Development And Piloting Of Updated/New Training Courses At Iprcs (Integrated Polytechnic Regional Colleges) And TVET (Technical And Vocational Education Training) Partner Schools.

§  Development And Implementation Of Technical Tourism Specific Training Of Trainers Modules / Courses And Support Implementation.

§  Contributing To The Implementation Of Recognition Of Prior Learning In The Tourism Sector.

§  Coaching Of (Master) Trainers While On-The-Job.

§  Capacity Building For The Rwandan Teacher Training Institute/ Iprcs To Be Capacitated For Delivering The Relevant Tot (Trainer Of Trainers ) Within Hospitality.

§  Providing Technical Advice On TVET (Technical And Vocational Education Training) Quality Assurance In The Tourism Sector

§  Contributing To Reporting, Monitoring, And Evaluation And Communication At Project Level.

C. Required Qualifications, Competences And Experience


§  Higher Education/ University Degree In Tourism And/Or Education.

Professional Experience

§  At Least 5 Years Of Professional Experience In The Hospitality And Tourism Industry

§  At Least 3 Years’ Experience In Designing And Implementing Training And/Or Education Programmes In The Tourism Sector.

Other Knowledge, Additional Competencies

§  Knowledge Of And/Or Experience In The Rwandan TVET (Technical And Vocational Education Training)  System

§  Proven Command Of English. French Language Skills An Advantage.

§  Good Cross-Cultural Skills And Communication Skills At All Levels, Both Written And Spoken.

§  Good Analytical Web-Research And Data Collection Skills

§  Project-Based Working Experience In An International Context


Interested Candidates Should Submit Their Application (Motivation Letter, Updated CV, Certificates And References) Until Latest 31st March 2019 At 2:00 PM By E-Mail To Recruitment-Rw@Giz.De

The Email Attachment (Max. Size 2 MB) Should Be A PDF File. Please Quote The Job Title In The Subject


Women And People With Disability Are Especially Encouraged To Submit Applications.

Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted For Test And Interview.


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