Private Sector Engagement Specialist

  • Posted on 9 July 2020

Job Description

Private Sector Engagement Specialist

Management Training Corporation, an international development organization that specializes in workforce development, is seeking Private Sector Engagement Specialist candidates for the anticipated USAID/Georgia Industry-Led Skills Development Program. This new activity will provide support to Georgia in developing industry-relevant human capacity that will contribute to high-value employment opportunities and increased economic competitiveness. The activity will work closely with the Georgian government, education and training institutions, and the private sector to strengthen access to high-quality skills development training curricula that is aligned to the needs of industries and enhances the competitiveness of Georgian-based enterprises in local, regional and global markets.

Position Description:

The Private Sector Engagement Specialist will work in partnership with the senior leadership team to lead outreach to Georgian private sector counterparts. S/he will lead partnership development and serve as a relationship manager throughout project implementation.

Qualifications:

● Degree in business, law, economics, or other relevant subjects related to the project.

● At least 7 years of experience brokering partnerships between the private sector and the education sector.

● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and ability to work under pressure with limited guidance.

● Knowledge of technical vocational education and training (TVET) preferred

● Experience in Georgia required.

● Fluency in written and spoken English required.     

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to international@mtctrains.com by July 31, 2020. Please include “Georgia- Private Sector Engagement Specialist in the email subject line.

About the Organization

Management & Training Corporation’s (MTC) Economic & Social Development Division is dedicated to helping people develop the skills they need to build better lives for themselves and their families in developing countries. MTC is a leader in workforce development, working with more than 35,000 people each year.

MTC Economic & Social Development builds the capacity of local institutions and provides access and opportunities for disadvantaged populations to gain the skills necessary to contribute to the workforce. Economic & Social Development provides services in all aspects of workforce development: analyzes and addresses market needs; certifies institutions, trainers, and students in international standards; leverages local resources; establishes public/private partnerships; and builds a network of stakeholders for sustained workforce development.

We recognize and address the complexities involved in sustainable workforce development in a challenging global marketplace; vocational and technical education requires internationally recognized standards to ensure the competitiveness of the workforce. MTC Economic & Social Development offers curricula for more than 100 vocations that include technical skills, safety & maintenance, and other skills meeting industry standards.

Experienced in working with disadvantaged populations in extreme circumstances, MTC Economic & Social Development has the ability and experience to meet the learners where they are and to collaborate with local partners to overcome or mitigate institutional and structural barriers to success.

For more information about MTC Economic and Social Development, please visit: https://www.mtctrains.com/international/

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