Capacity Building Specialist

Chemonics International seeks a Capacity Building Specialist for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded project in the Lower Mekong sub-region to strengthen the skills of 20,000 current and future workers in science, technology, engineering, math, accounting, and tourism (STEM+AT) sectors. Working with vocational training centers and higher education institutions in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar, this project will enhance ASEAN’s ability to improve economic integration and global competitiveness through human resource development and access to quality education.  This position will be based in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned administrator or lecturer in the higher education and/or vocational educator sectors with a proven track record of leading education reform and change. S/He will demonstrate understanding of the importance of integrating distance education and labor market trends into curriculum and training.

•    Advanced degree in education administration, STEM+AT sectors, or a related field.
•    10 years of experience in the administration, instruction, or development of higher education and/or vocational education; regional experience preferred.
•    Demonstrated expertise in or knowledge of STEM+AT technical disciplines, including curriculum design, trainings, seminars, and workshops.
•    Experience with integrating distance and online learning into course design preferred.
•    Demonstrated ability to enact changes to reform curriculum and training to reflect labor market demand.
•    Strong written and oral communications skills in English; professional command of Vietnamese required.

Application Instructions: Send electronic submissions to [email protected]. Please include an updated CV and note the job title in the email subject line. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Finalists will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Chemonics International
Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-03-03