Applications are invited from suitably qualified local candidates for the following positions tenable in the Ministry of Education and Training:
DEPARTMENT : TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL DEPARTMENT
JOB TITLE : MANAGER – QUALITY ASSURANCE -TVD
GRADE : I (M261 108.00-307 860.00 P/A)
Under the supervision of the Director – TVET the incumbent shall provide quality management to training providers, non- government institutions and the training centers in industries, manage technical operations of TVET efficiently to ensure good quality of learning standards and quality assurance. He or she facilitates the implementation of strategic plans and ministerial policies, ensures that TVET programs and services meet the current and emerging training standards of industries locally, regionally and globally and manages the distributions of learning materials and other relevant resourceful materials, manages TVET staff, facilitates the provision of in-service training, advice the director on policy issues and produces reports.
- Oversee the Quality Management of TVET institutions
(a) To liaise with the institutions to ensure that the developed training
standards are met
(b) To guide/manage WET staff to develop inspection schedules and
ensure their implementation and their recommendations to the institutions are addressed accordingly.
(c) To formulate and interpret policies of pre-service training.
(d) To provide advice on all matters relating to quality assurance and
- Enhance Maintenance of Learning Standards to improve quality
and relevance of the training system
(a) To conduct needs analysis.
(b) To facilitate the development and upgrading of training programs
(c) To facilitate the development and upgrading of training of trainers.
(d) To facilitate the development and upgrading of the national curricula
so that are in line with industrial and national needs
(e) To manage the provisions of industrial attachments and trade test.
- Setting of Standard and Quality Assurance
(a) To manage registration and accreditation of training institutions
(b) To evaluate impact of training programs by organizing periodic survey
and tracer study.
(c) To manage the coordination and regulation of the traineeship scheme
(d) To facilitate monitoring and evaluation of training.
(e) To participate in the development of strategic plan.
- Provision of Learning Materials and other Resources.
(a) To ensure that institutional funds are managed effectively and
efficiently for the supply of learning materials and other resources.
(b) To ensure that training equipment is up to the required standards.
(c) To facilitate the stock checking of training equipment and
maintenance of facilities in institutions.
(d) To produce annuals report on the same and share it with the
Master’s degree in Education (Technical and vocational) plus two (2) years’ experience in a managerial post
Degree in Technical and Vocational Education from a recognized University of polytechnic plus five (5) years’ experience in managerial post
The incumbent must have good:
Interpersonal skills Analytical Skills
Communication Skills Planning skills
Report writing skills Clean driver’s license IT skills
For the work of others
The task requires responsibility for ensuring that policy guidelines and legal procedures are adhered to.
The task requires great control for expenditure and maintenance of data base for all government assets.
For safety of others
This factor is minimal
For effect of errors
The task required high level of integrity and firm applications of relevant legal procedures
The task requires proven ability to solve staff problems, all matters arising from the industries concerning the trainees and other complaints from other stakeholders.
The incumbent is accountable to the Director and guided by the Lesotho Constitution, Public Service Act and associated regulations and Procurement Legislation
The task require a proven ability to adapt to the new technological changes, creativity and innovations focused on environmental changes
The incumbent must share the knowledge and information with other parties to benefit all
This is considered minimal
Makes regular contacts with all ministries, Ministry of Education and Training, Labour and Employment, Trade and Industry, Training providers, Industry Associations, Aid/Donor organizations, Financial Institutions, University of Lesotho and Ministry of Finance
Applications on the relevant forms G.P. 104 for serving officers and G.P. 103 for job seekers, duly accompanied by certified copies of educational certificates, performance appraisal forms transcripts, diplomas etc. must be addressed to:
The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Education and Training
P. O. Box 47
Maseru – 100
Not later than 23rd August, 2018