Sunday, July 22, 2018

Job Opportunities At The Inter-University Council for East Africa

  Xpresstz       Sunday, July 22, 2018
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INTER-UNIVERSITY COUNCIL FOR EAST AFRICA P.O. BOX 7110 KAMPALA, UGANDA
EAST AFRICA SKILLS FOR TRANSFORMATION AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION PROJECT (EASTRIP)
TERMS OF REFERENCE
1. Background Information
The World Bank is financing the establishment and implementation of an East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP), which initially involves three East African countries along the Northern Transport Corridor including Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania. The Project’s development objectives are to increase the access and improve the
quality of TVET programs and to support regional integration and regional economic corridors. The objectives and results will be achieved through:


Strengthening selected Regional TVET Centers of Excellence for high quality skills development in NCIP related sectors; Capacity building for national TVET systems; and Enhancing regional collaborative capacity in TVET and project coordination. The Project is targeting the development of specialized technical skills in priority sectors including transportation, energy, agriculture processing, manufacturing, and information and communications technology.
The Inter-University Council for East Africa has been selected to be the Regional Facilitation Unit (RFU) for the Project. The RFU will be involved in the preparation and implementation of the project by carrying out the day-to-day project activities. Hence, it will facilitate and coordinate the regional aspects of the project as the Secretariat. The RFU will coordinate the development and implementation of the project work plan, undertake monitoring and evaluation, coordinate capacity building initiatives for the selected centers of excellence, and share good practices across countries.
IUCEA is an institution of the East African Community (EAC), whose mandate is to coordinate the development of higher education and research, including establishment of centers for advanced study. The main objectives of IUCEA are to (i) facilitate networking among universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; (ii) provide a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education in East Africa; and (iii) facilitate maintenance of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s global competitiveness in higher education.
2. Call for applications
In order to fulfil its EASTRIP mandate, the IUCEA Secretariat as the host of the Regional Facilitation Unit of the project hereby invites applications from qualified candidates from EASTIP participating countries (Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania) for the following posts:

To see all open vacancies, please check pdf file attachment below
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Submission of Applications
The deadline for submission of applications to the IUCEA Secretariat is 3rd August, 2018. Application letters should be accompanied with the following:
(i) Certified copies of the applicants certificates, diplomas or degree awards
(ii) Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
(iii) Addresses of three referees, one of which should be the current immediate
supervisor.
Applications marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF …… (Applied for) soft or
hard copy (by courier) be addressed to:
The Executive Secretary
Inter-University Council for East Africa
Plot M833, Kigobe Road, Kampala, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 773181662
Email: recruit@iucea.org
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