Career Development Unit Leader

Aga Khan Foundation
Aswan, Aswan


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    Full time

Job description

    Om Habibeh Foundation (OHF) is implementing a five-years skills development programme. It is an initiative in collaboration with Aga Khan Foundation (Egypt), Aga Khan Foundation, Canada, Global Affairs Canada and local partners in Aswan Governorate. Aswan Skills Development Project (ASDP) focuses on strengthening the quality and range of vocational and technical training programmes, as well as providing professional development training to young women and men in Aswan Governorate. The ASDP aims to improve the knowledge and services provided to young women and men as they transition from education or under/unemployment into training and from training to work or entrepreneurship. ASDP is building a new model of technical vocational training, through national and international partners’ experience. In addition, ASDP is networking and creating partnerships with governmental bodies such as Ministry of Manpower (MoM), Productivity Vocational Training Department (PVTD), Aswan University and the Ministry of Youth (MOY) in order to adopt the new model. Position Objectives: The career development unit lead will support the Career Development team of facilitators in leading innovative career programming for the Job Location and Development Programme. Main Responsibilities: Leads the process of establishing career development center at OHF. Designs CDC schemes to scale up to other premises, e.g. Aswan University and satellite centers, as needed. Provides one-on-one and group career coaching and advising to ASDP beneficiaries that includes: part-time and full-time employment, internships, conduct workshops on resume writing, interview skill development, job search strategies, salary negotiation, researching companies, etc. Connects beneficiaries to the career development and management resources, programming and career services that will lead to employment and/or further learning. Helps beneficiaries set realistic career goals and develop a plan to achieve them. Works with beneficiaries to develop skills, such as organization, time management, and effective work ethics and habits. Evaluates beneficiaries’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments, interviews, and individual planning. Networks and build work relations with employers to identify required employment skills and available job opportunities. Participates in curricula review committees. Works with OHF Communications and Marketing team to promote the Continuing Education Center courses and training. Provides necessary technical support to the 2 satellite locations as required. Performs other operational activities/initiatives as needed. Other duties within the scope, may be required. job requirements More than 5 years Not Specified at least Consulting Services Job Roles: Strategy/Consulting
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