Programme Officer for the African Continental Project (ACP). Part-time (50%)

Programme Officer for the African Continental Project (ACP). Part-time (50%)

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Programme Officer for the African Continental Project (ACP). Part-time (50%)

  • Location

    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

  • Date Posted

    9 months ago

  • Apply Before

    05 May, 2023

Job Vacancy:  Programme Officer    for the African Continental Project (ACP). Part-time (50%)


Location:  Cape Town, South Africa  



Background DVV International   


DVV International is the    Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V. (DVV), the German Adult Education Association. DVV represents the interests of approximately 900 adult education centres (Volkshochschulen) and their state associations, the largest further education providers in Germany. As the leading professional organisation in the field of adult education and development cooperation, DVV International has committed itself to supporting lifelong learning for 50 years. DVV International provides worldwide support for the establishment and development of sustainable structures for Youth and Adult Education. In Africa, DVV is currently working in 9 countries. DVV is in the process of developing a Pan-African online platform for adult education professionals and is seeking a full-time content manager. Working as part of a team, the selected candidate will perform the following duties, and possess these qualifications and experience.  




Task and Duties:   


  • Liaising with the ACP Team located in DVV International’s regional offices in Mali, Tanzania and Tunis and partners in other African countries to coordinate project activities.
  • Ensuring the regular flow of adult education content and resources from African countries for the MOJA digital platform (
  • Identification and development of content/themes together with relevant actors in African partner countries.
  • Development of content for the MOJA Adult Education Africa digital platform.
  • Conceptual and editorial support to authors of articles and website content.
  • Quality assurance of content: thematic, layout, visual content for the MOJA platform.
  • To assist in developing and maintaining a database of authors and contributors.
  • Marketing and PR of the MOJA platform, and network building with relevant stakeholders across Africa.
  • Assisting in preparation and management of webinars and online trainings.
  • Participating in the ongoing development of the MOJA platform and related social media.
  • Assisting in management of project activities in line with annual plans.
  • Assisting in tendering processes for external consultancies and quality check of products.



Qualifications & Experience:   


  • University degree, preferably master’s level, in education, social sciences, development or media studies.
  • A minimum of three years of experience working with online content.
  • In-depth knowledge of education and adult education on the African continent.
  • Experience in working in cooperation with different African countries and contexts.
  • Experience in management and design of launch processes.
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience of project management.
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for constructive dialogue with stakeholders from different countries and for quality assurance.
  • Portuguese and/or French language skills would be a strong advantage.   




Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV and cover letter with three traceable references to

by 17:00 on April 28th, 2023. Only applications received via this address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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