Job: Component Lead, Market Data & Skills Alignment (Tanzania)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This Component Lead will drive strategy development and execution for activities that seek to increase the labor market relevance of youth's vocational skills. S/he will be responsible for Outcome 1: Enhanced responsiveness, dynamism, and demand orientation of Tanzanian skills development system improve its labor market relevance.

As Component Lead for Market Data & Skills Alignment you will:
  • Provide technical leadership over activities that use a facilitative approach to increase labor market relevance of vocational skills development for rural Tanzanian youth, contributing to the project's overall goal of improved prospects for gainful employment and self-employment for female and male youth.
  • Oversee regular analysis and dissemination of updated data on economic trends and their implications for skills demand, ensuring ease of use and utility for skills stakeholders.
  • Build capacity of and support skills stakeholders to digest and apply data in order to identify and prioritize vocational skills development in areas with sufficient absorption capacity and enhance the market relevance of skills provision.
  • Support coordination between public and private stakeholders, with the aim to develop synergies among actors and conditions for the improved market relevance of vocational skills development.
  • Collaborate with monitoring and results management colleagues to ensure rigorous data collection, analysis, and incorporation of learnings for adaptive management.
  • Understand all gender integration requirements (donor as well as internal to TechnoServe) and ensure that activities reflect the project's gender strategy
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