The Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVET) Authority is a regulatory body that was established in 1999 by an Act of Parliament with the mandate to regulate, promote and facilitate TEVET in Malawi.
The TEVET Authority invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill exciting and challenging positions of Director of Training Programmes,
Director of Finance and Director of Administration and Human Resource, Grade (T2), on a three-year contract,, renewable based on satisfactory performance.
1. DIRECTOR OF TRAINING PROGRAMMES
1.1 PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Director of Training Programmes takes charge of the training directorate and provides strategic direction and control of the training function of the Authority.
1.2 KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Management and Governance
i) Prepares and submits to the Executive Director for presentation to the Board performance reports for the training directorate.
ii) Facilitates the development and implementation of the Authority’s training implementation policies and procedures.
iii) Advises Management and the Board of Directors on training matters.
iv) Spearheads capacity development for staff in the training directorate including regional service centres.
v) Facilitates knowledge management through participation in meetings of the TEVET Authority Board and its subcommittees as may be required from time to time.
vi) Facilitates the development and implementation of business plans of the training directorate.
vii) Engages stakeholders including government ministries, corporate clients and development partners on behalf of the Authority.
viii) Demonstrates outstanding commitment to service delivery programme of the Authority by supporting and contributing to the Authority’s strategic plan as a member of the executive management team.
b) Human Resources Management
i) Spearheads the identification of the human resource requirements for the training division and recommends to Management recruitment for the same.
ii) Undertakes staff capacity gap analysis and prepares appropriate capacity building and training interventions.
iii) Supervises, coaches and appraises staff under the training programs directorate.
c) Risk Management
i) Develops and implements effective internal control systems that safeguard the Authority’s assets.
ii) Develops risk profile for training programs directorate with corresponding mitigation measures.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Training Programmes will have direct responsibility for the following officers in the Authority:
i) Head of Training Programmes
ii) Head of Projects and Development
iii) Regional Service Centre Managers
1.4 THE PERSON
i) Required Attributes and Skills
The position requires a hardworking, honest and technically competent team player at senior managerial level in a busy and demanding work environment.
1.5 MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The suitable candidate should possess the following:
i) Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in either of the following fields: – Education (Technical/Policy/Planning), Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Administration or related field;
ii) Five (5) years relevant post qualification experience at senior management level; and
iii) Experience or knowledge in Technical and Vocational Education Training.
5.0 METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover by enclosing copies of their certificates and detailed curriculum vitae (CV), with names and contact details of three traceable referees to:
The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
P.O. Box 30061
Physical address: Capitol Hill, GOCH 7 (New Building), Ground Floor
For the post of Director of Finance those who already applied are encouraged to apply.
Closing date for receiving applications is 28th November, 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.