Senior Consultant and Center Officer - Rabat

Gestion projet / Etudes / R&D - Secteur Enseignement / Formation

  • De 5 à 10 ans
  • 1 poste(s) sur Rabat et région - Maroc
  • Bac +5 et plus

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  • CDI
  • Télétravail : Non
Publiée il y a 18 jours sur - Postulez avant le 21/01/2023

Entreprise :

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Poste :

The Africa Business School (ABS) within Mohammed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P, Morocco) is recruiting a Senior Consultant and Center Officer.


The Africa Business School is dedicated to creating a rigorous and inclusive center for the development of research and learning in the continent. Drawing on strong private and public support, and in partnership with Columbia University, HEC Paris, and Ecole Polytechnique, ABS aims to become a trendsetter for shaping the social and business landscape in Africa and beyond.


The school is seeking candidates with ambitious career goals, preferably with direct relevance for the African continent. Readiness to be a self-starter is essential.


Working as a member of multi-disciplinary team (learning – advisory – research) under the guidance of the Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research and Knowledge (CIEKR), the Senior Consultant and Center Officer works on the design, conception and implementation of training programs (degree programs, certificates, custom programs) with the academic team, ensures collaboration among stakeholders involved in the ABS/UM6P/OCP, Moroccan, and Africa entrepreneurial ecosystems and provides strategy and support on the day-to-day delivery of the Center’s operations.


Job Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Serving as to bridge for the gap between academic and professional development, advisory, and research in developing solutions and frameworks to solve employment, inclusion problems, and corporate needs through empowering participants and equipping them with the needed entrepreneurial and innovation skills to promote their success and contribution to the New Development Model of Morocco.


  • Development and design of technical and soft skills knowledge and training, by contributing to research and development of innovation and entrepreneurship domain content that focuses on entrepreneurial skills, whether “technical” including opportunity discovery process, design thinking, and pre-incubation curriculum or ‘’growth mindset/entrepreneurial mindset’’ including self-leadership, problem solving, teamwork skills capabilities and cognitive and behavioral skills critical to shaping one’s entrepreneurial success.


  • Educational curriculum and training, through the development, delivery, and facilitation of innovative “best practice” workshops, courses materials, training programs to the targeted audiences of the Center, including program providers, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurials, mentors and coaches, and academic instructors, within the ABS/UM6P/OCP ecosystem and throughout Morocco and Africa.


  • Domain expertise knowledge, by contributing to enriching the body of research in the field, by addressing the specific needs and challenges of entrepreneurs and supporting the development of entrepreneurial capabilities in specific sectors where there is a gap in research on Morocco and Africa; and where the development of educational programs addressing current program efforts and performance, employability, the inclusion agenda need a deep understanding of the challenges of the entrepreneurial specific profiles and needs. This includes contributing to projects addressing the assessment of the performance of entrepreneurial ecosystems in Moroccan and Africa (ex: Project Eureka).


  • Managerial support to the CIEKR, for the various activities related to the Center’s operations, including coordination with internal and external stakeholders, and ensuring visibility and advancement of CIEKR activities and best practices dissemination.


  • Strategic support to the CIEKR, by developing and revising with the Center leader, as needed, the vision, mission, strategy, and plans for CIEKR.


  • Business development support to the CIEKR


  • Embrace continuing professional development of self, team members and colleagues.


Competitive candidates will exhibit a desire to contribute to the formation of an emerging Center of Excellence and support the overall growth and success of ABS.

Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to work in Higher Education and/or advisory services.

Location: ABS has its main campus in Rabat and is a part of Mohamed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P) which is in Ben Guerir, Morocco, near Marrakesh. This position will be based in Rabat.


The application must contain:

1. A Cover Letter

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae


In your profile please upload:

3. A List of Three References

4. One Recommendation Letter

Profil recherché :

Required Skills:

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent strategic planning, strategic management, budgeting, and business planning
  • Excellent writing, presentation, communications, and pedagogical skills
  • Flexibility and excellent ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Risk taker, patience, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to “mission” based work and understanding of contribution as an opportunity to make a powerful contribution to a larger effort.
  • Ability to accomplish a great deal with a lean staff.
  • Excellent organizational, personnel and administrative management skills
  • Experience working effectively with faculty, university administrators, advisory board members, and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in volatile and ambiguous contexts. Shows strong flexibility and agility


Preferred Skills:

  • Able to think creatively about opportunities, to create and respond to novel and innovative approaches, and to inspire others to work toward achieving Center goals
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative, energetic approach
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with a diverse group of colleagues
  • Demonstrated self-awareness and sound judgment; ability to make decisions, justify recommendations, and be responsive and clear


The Position Offers:

  • life & medical insurance
  • retirement
  • maternity leave
  • paid vacations

Adresse :

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150

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