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Officer in Charge of Training, Engineering, & Academic Affairs
Deadline 26/03/2017
What you will do

The OIC of Training Engineering & Academic Affairs duties will include:

Training Engineering

  • Design programs of courses (e.g. Masters, Professional degree, etc);
  • Design continuing education and professional development programs for the benefit of local government staff;
  • Determine and evaluate the investment of training programs and propose financing scenarios;
  • Streamline the cost of training offers;
  • Ensure the pedagogical integration of the various training offers accredited or labeled by the Academy;
  • Develop and manage the operations of the ALGA e-Learning platform;
  • Establishment of training packages;
  • Design an evaluation system for training programs;
  • Create a repertoire of Experts in decentralization and local governance.

Management of training programs

  • Design and implement a registration and re-registration management information system;
  • Establish a (virtual) resource center to inform the target audience of the Academy’s training programs;
  • Administer registrations and re-registration;
  • Manage exams and evaluations;
  • Coordinate the activities of the trainees of the academy.
  • Management of academic and para-academic training activities
  • Design and implement a plan of academic activities, especially for students of the Academy (Sport, events, conferences, etc);
  • Develop partnerships with universities, institutes, schools, colleges and training centers, at regional, continental and international levels;
  • Encourage the setting up of a network of professional associations at the pan-African level.
What you should have
  • Postgraduate diploma or doctorate in the fields of social sciences
  • Substantial experience (at least 5 years) in the field of pedagogical engineering, training and capacity building.
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 subject “ALGA RECRUITEMENT STAFF”.