About IPE Global:
IPE Global Limited is an international development consulting group providing expert technical assistance and solutions for equitable development and sustainable growth in developing countries. The group’s areas of expertise includes Health, Nutrition and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Urban Development, Education and Skills Development, Infrastructure and Engineering Development, Private Sector Development, Tourism Heritage and Conservation,Environment and Climate Change, Agriculture Development, Forest Governance, Social and Economic Empowerment, Governance, Grant and Fund Management, Economic & Public Financial Management, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Information Technology & e-Governance.
We are ISO 9001:2015 certified, CMMI® Level 3 and ISO 27001:2013 certified company.
Over last 18 years, we have successfully implemented over 700 projects in over 100 countries.
We have over 800 full time professional staff and over 1000 empanelled consultants working on various projects across the globe.
We partner with multilateral & bilateral agencies including DFID, USAID, World Bank,DANIDA, KfW, EU, ADB, etc.; governments; private sector; and philanthropic organisation like BMGF, MasterCard Foundation, etc.
We have subsidiaries and offices in UK (IPE Triple Line), Kenya, Ethiopia, India,Bangladesh, and Philippines.
For more details, please visit www.ipeglobal.com ; www.ipeafrica.com
The Assistant Manager-Skills, a subject matter expert, with experience and expertise in multiple areas of the Skills Development. The incumbent will mainly be responsible to provide support for business development in the area of Skills Development. The role holder shall also be responsible for supporting the preparation of proposals and bids as may need to be submitted from time to time. Besides technical inputs, the incumbent will also support implementation of projects, including the project management. Role may involves extensive travel.
Key Performance Areas:
Proactively engage in business development/promotion activities
Bring forward, to senior leadership, ideas for new methodologies or value-added changes to existing practices
Produce a pipeline of new products as required from time to time and modifications/improvements to existing practices
Track and identify new business opportunities
Assist in preparation of technical proposals
Prepare strategies to approach to business opportunities and assist in completing the assignment in time-bound manner
Document industry knowledge to ensure that projects reflect best current technical practices
Provide project management/implementation support, as required
Support delivery of existing projects
Coordinate with the project team to develop innovative products within the area of expertise
Support the Knowledge Management initiative by providing technical inputs, write ups, cases, etc.
Work with other team members to achieve project deliverables
Qualification and Experience
Postgraduate/M. Phil in relevant subject
5-7 years’ experience in the skills development sector, with a mix of consulting, implementation, teaching and research.
Knowledge Skills and Expertise
Strong understanding of Skills Policy and Schemes/Programmes
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
A good team player with the ability to work on own initiative
Capable of taking initiatives on their own with minimum level of supervision
Excellent communication skills: able to clearly communicate complex information verbally and in writing
Result oriented approach to work
Open to working in multi-cultural environments and effectively in small and large teams
Knowledge of designing and conducting skill gap assessments and tracer studies
Monitoring and analyzing project performance through a range of measures, internal and external and communicating this back to the management
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