Position Location: Rabat, Morocco
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, workforce development, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Creative is pursuing a five-year activity funded by the Morocco Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) to increase the employability of Moroccan students by improving the quality, relevance, and equitable access to technical vocational education and training (TVET) to respond to private sector requirements.
The Workforce Development Activity aims to increase the employability of Moroccan youth by 1) improving the quality, relevance, and equitable access to private sector-driven TVET programs that respond to private sector needs; 2) provide effective employment services to help unemployed or economically inactive women and unemployed, at-risk urban and peri-urban youth obtain quality jobs; 3) support the operationalization of a labor market observatory to provide a broad range of stakeholders with dynamic labor market information to improve decision-making for public policy and private investment; and 4) operationalize TVET sector policy.
The Organizational Development Specialist will be responsible for providing technical assistance and capacity building to TVET institutions and GoM Ministries. Results managed will include improving organizational, strategic, financial, and operational capacity of the selected institutions, as well as creating or adapting a process to measure progress of those improvements. Developing capacity of newly established center and existing TVET centers that will be managed to meet private sector needs of the labor market. The incumbent will provide recommendations on best practices related to operations, management, skills development, and curriculum. One key area of focus for the Organizational Development Specialist will be financial sustainability to TVET institutions and diversification of funding.
Reporting & Supervision:
The Organizational Capacity Specialist will report to the Team Leader based in Rabat.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
- Advanced degree in education, international development, or other relevant area;
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in organizational and institutional development, preferably including TVET institutions;
- Demonstrated ability in institutional capacity assessment and measurement;
- Experience improving financial sustainability of TVET institutions or other similar organizations;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French required; and
- Written and oral communication skills in Moroccan Arabic preferred.
Email address for interested applicants is MoroccoMCC@creativeDC.com.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.