Commonwealth of Learning Job Opportunity!

Education Specialist: Technical and Vocational Skills Development

COL is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Education Specialist: Technical and Vocational Skills Development to conceptualise, manage and implement programme initiatives aimed at improving livelihoods by expanding and creating learning opportunities, increasing access to skills training, and developing occupationally related technical and vocational skills using open, distance and technology-based approaches.

The Specialist will be a thought-leader with a demonstrated ability to deliver results. S/he will work in partnership with diverse stakeholders in Member States as well as with regional and international partners to advance COL’s outcomes and impact. Extensive hands on experience in open, distance and technology-mediated learning is required.

The person must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country with a commitment to development and possess the capability to exercise professional judgement and diplomacy and the skills to be able to work in a team while representing COL’s interests internally and externally. The position requires proficiency with information and web-based technologies.

This three-year initial appointment is renewable for a further term(s) by mutual agreement.

To Apply: A full job description is displayed on the link here. Interested applicants must provide a current resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background and how it aligns with this position. Applications must be submitted by email to with the subject: Education Specialist: TVSD position, at the latest by May 2, 2018. 

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, those who have not been contacted by June 15, 2018 should consider that there will be no follow-up to their application.

By Flexible Learning NZ