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Officer in Charge of Accreditation, Labeling, and Quality Assurance
Deadline 26/03/2017
What you will do

The OIC of Accreditation, Labeling and Quality Assurance duties will include:

  • Contribution to the design of a system of accreditation, labels and quality at the level of the Academy;
  • Develop an international benchmarking approach to increase the quality of this system;
  • Develop and disseminate a manual on accreditation and labeling procedures;
  • Develop and deploy a system of quality assurance of the accreditation system and labeling, after its adoption;
  • Contribution to the development of an ethics charter and a professional code of conduct for the activities of the Academy as they pertain to the establishment and management of accredited and/or labeled training courses;
  • Develop and implement a communication plan for dissemination and awareness-raising on the Academy’s service provision in this area;
  • Identify and mobilize a network of experts in accreditation and / or labeling and quality assurance;
  • Promote the system for accreditation and labeling to potentially eligible organizations through operational arrangements in accordance with the Academy’s vision and objectives, including appropriate partner organizations, for the provision of accredited And / or labeled training;
  • Assume the role of leader in the management of all accredited channels or labeled programs, ensuring regular monitoring of accredited institution and / or labeled trainings;
  • Assist the Academy Director preparing and implementing ALGA budgets, financial management and outcomes as they relate to local government professions;
  • Support the Director in ensuring that the Academy attracts sufficient funding to ensure its future viability – by undertaking the assigned tasks;
  • Coordinate the activities of its collaborators and the interventions of experts in accreditation and / or labeling;
  • Ensure regular reporting on its activities based on indicators and performance-oriented scorecards as well as gap analysis reports.
What you should have
  • Postgraduate diploma or doctorate in the fields of social sciences or management sciences or quality management.
  • Substantial experience (at least 5 years) with national or international organizations and in terms of accreditation of organizations and / or programs in an African context.
How to apply

Please note that interested candidates for each position MUST include:

  • A cover letter, specifying salary expectations;
  • A detailed CV;
  • Certified copies of degrees and work certificates;
  • Professional references;
  • And a photo ID.

A candidate can apply to only one of the three positions.

Applications should be submitted to The Secretary General of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa) before Sunday 26 March, 2017 at the following e-mail addresses: and or to: The United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa), 22, Essaadyine Street, Hassan District, Zip Code 10020, Rabat- Morocco, with the mention in the object “ALGA RECRUITEMENT STAFF”.