This project is part of the EDCTP2 programme supported by the European Union

Overall Purpose of the Position: 

Due to this exciting new funding opportunity within the Academy, this new role, ideally filled by an experienced training facilitator/curriculum developer, will need to prepare, design, coordinate/manage and evaluate a higher education training program/qualification constructed by multiple content experts and ultimately ensuring accreditation and registration of this training program with relevant bodies.

Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) & Responsibilities includes, but not limited to:

Curriculum Development

  • Designing training curriculum and managing/coordinating the development of higher education training material, put together by various international content experts.
  • Managing and maintaining oversight on progress from various stakeholders from start to finish, ensuring high quality of content
  • Working closely with accreditation body and learning management system (LMS) service provider in curriculum development according to their policies and quality standards
  • Ensuring that the curriculum is developed within tight timelines

Project Management

  • Managing the project from start to execution – creating a project management plan by using a project charter – creating a timeline; projecting milestones, setting goals and using key performance indicators to lead the project.
  • Implementing a communications plan.
  • Risk identification, mitigation, and management.

Ideal Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Education, Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field
  • Previous experience as a training facilitator, curriculum developer or similar role is an absolute must
  • Hands-on experience with Learning Management Software (LMS)
  • Knowledge of traditional and modern educational techniques
  • Ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Familiar with various educational techniques for different roles and skill sets.
  • Experience with an accreditation process will be beneficial

Key Personal Inherent Characteristics

  • Highly motivated individual that can work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to take initiative and have a proactive attitude
  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written (report writing), presentation skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving, planning and organizing
  • Flexibility and continuous learning
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Must be able to fit into a team – strong team player on various levels

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 9 April 2021

Location: Parow

Contract Type: 2 year fixed term Contract

Please send applications to: vacancies@task.org.za

If you have not heard from us within one month, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

TASK reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement and not fill the above-mentioned vacancy at any stage during the recruitment process.