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Development worker (m/f/d) as Digital Ambassador for Technical Vocational Education and Training


Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

Job description

Ninh Thuan Vocational College (NTVC) adapts digital transformation (DX) activities to develop a more flexible, open and adaptive training system and efficient management to meet requirements of the changing world of work. There are eight key components of DX at NTVC including: updates of training contents, teaching and learning methods, digital teachers and students, digital infrastructure/platform and learning resources, digital management and administration, regulatory framework, cyber security, and data connection. GIZ has provided NTVC with DX supported activities for strategic and policy advice, personnel capacity training, and the development of digital solutions. The Digital Ambassador is based at NTVC and allocates 70% of his/her workload to support the college and shares 30% for other GIZ’s partner Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges and GIZ programmes.

Your tasks

As part of your service as a development worker, you will take on the following tasks:

  • Support TVET institutes management in developing strategies, action plans and regulatory frameworks of DX
  • Support TVET institutes in developing e-learning systems, digital platforms, cloud services, digital teaching and learning materials, and other modern learning/teaching technologies
  • Provide multipliers at TVET institutes with training courses in digital literacy and e-pedagogies from basic to advanced levels
  • Support TVET institutes in the integration of requirements of Industry 4.0 and DX in training programmes, and strengthening their cooperation with the business sector
  • Support public relations and communications staff in TVET institutes in the development and application of easily accessible digital information channels
  • Support other GIZ programmes in Viet Nam in their advice to partners concerning DX

Your profile

  • University degree or professional qualification related to IT and education (IT engineering, information system, data, TVET, or similar)
  • Proven knowledge and experience of DX in the TVET or education sector, sound understanding of IT/ICT projects, and be well familiar with e-learning systems and digital management platforms like Moodle, BBB, Atingi, ERP etc
  • Experience in delivering capacity development training activities, and promoting digital literacy and consulting approaches in the field of DX
  • Experience abroad in the field of development/international cooperation, ideally in Asia and experience in working in intercultural contexts
  • Sensitivity towards, or experience with, approaches to gender equality and inclusion of people with disabilities
  • Strong teamwork and networking skills, communication, presentation and facilitation skills, and a high degree of self-organisation and creativity
  • Business fluent English skills; knowledge of Vietnamese and German is an advantage

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Viet Nam.

  • Ninh Thuan Province is at the South Central Coast region, at the intersection of 3 strategic traffic axes: National Highway 1A, North-South railway and National Highway 27 connecting to the South Central Highlands, the gateway connecting the economic region of the Southeast with Central Highlands and South Central provinces; Natural area is about 3,358 km 2, the population is about 600,000 people; There are 7 administrative units in Ninh Thuan (1 city, 6 districts), in which, Phan Rang - Thap Cham city is the political, economic and cultural center of the province.
  • Ninh Thuan has a typical tropical monsoon climate with hot and dry characteristics, strong evaporation, high sea salinity, and highest wind speed in the whole country (average 7.5m/s).
  • Ninh Thuan is an ideal location for clean energy development (wind and solar energy), and salt production industry.
  • Being a province located in a key tourist area of the country, Ninh Thuan has a 105km long coastline with many beautiful and famous beaches such as Ninh Chu, Ca Na, Binh Tien, Vinh Hy. So, it has great potentials in developing marine tourism. Besides, it is home to many specific seafood species with an abundant source of broodstock and also an ideal place to produce high-quality seeds, especially shrimp and sweet snails.
  • The education and training system includes branch of Ho Chi Minh City University of Agriculture and Forestry in Ninh Thuan province, Political School, Irrigation University, Ninh Thuan Vocational College, Central Institute of Applied and Scientific Training, Vocational Education Centers and Continuing Education Centers of districts and cities.
  • There are 241 medical examination and treatment facilities with the total number of doctors and nurses is 1,898 people, including the Provincial General Hospital (800 beds); Thuan Bac and Thuan Nam district hospitals (100 beds); Ninh Phuoc district hospital, Ninh Son hospital, Saigon - Phan Rang General Hospital; Traditional Medicine Hospital, Provincial Centers for Disease Control.

In general, the security situation is calm. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. Please note that the general and personal living conditions in the country of assignment may meet with different legal and social acceptance. We gladly support you with our many years of experience.

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GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

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About us

The basis for service as a development worker is the Development Workers Act (EhfG) and a comprehensive package of benefits based on it. This includes, among other things, targeted professional and personal preparation. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, globally active development institution. Your competencies are in demand in an interdisciplinary team on site.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

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