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                                                      CV for consultancy services
           Project: Establishment of an occupational learning system

Explanatory Notes:

Please note that the information you provide in the CV should be of relevance to skills development
in South Africa and as detailed as possible, but should not exceed 8 pages.

Education and qualifications: This should include information on formal education obtained from
school and university; and should also provide information on other education and training
received, such as through attending courses, workshops, etc.

Language skills: Please rate your language skills from 1 to 5, with 5 given for mother tongue or
excellent language skills.

Other skills: Please include all other skills which might be of relevance, such as computer skills.

Years within the present firm: This should state the years you work for your current employer. If
you are working on short-term assignments, please note the number of years you have been
involved in this kind of work.

Relevant professional experience: This should provide information on professional experiences.
For short-term assignments, please note the month and year when you began/ended your
assignment.

Membership of professional bodies: Please list your memberships.

Objectives of the Project: Please indicate whether you are qualified and experienced to contribute
to each of the project objectives and if yes, motivate.

The Department of Labour has initiated a project to establish an occupational learning system
which will include research and development work as well as project management in terms of the
following objectives:

Objective 1: Development of (a) qualifications, (b) curricula frameworks and (c) learning material for
occupational learning
Objective 2: Development and streamlining of quality assurance processes with regard to
occupational learning
Objective 3: Development of structures, processes and procedures required for the Occupational
Learning System
Objective 4: Advise the Minister of Labour on education, training and skills development and work-
integrated learning policy matters within its jurisdiction and recommend necessary legislative
requirements
Objective 5: Piloting of concepts developed through the above-mentioned objectives

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Annex A

Annex A provides the evaluation criteria and scoring that will be used during the evaluation of CVs.

Annex B

Annex B provides more information in terms of the specific objectives.

Submission of CV and other documents

The CV, Annex A as well as certified copies of your ID, work permits (where applicable) and
qualifications need to be submitted to the Department of Labour by the closing date. Delete
explanatory notes and Annex B from the CV document for submission.

NB: To qualify to be placed on the database a score of 50% or more must be obtained.




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                                Curriculum vitae
1.    FAMILY NAME:
2.    FIRST NAME:
3.    DATE OF BIRTH:
4.    NATIONALITY:
5.    IDENTITY /PASSPORT NO:
6.    RACE:
7.    GENDER:
8.    CONTACT NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS:
9.    EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS:


      Institution:
      Date:
      Degree(s) or Diploma(s)
      obtained:


      Institution:
      Date:
      Degree(s) or Diploma(s)
      obtained:


      Institution:
      Date:
      Degree(s) or Diploma(s)
      obtained:


      Institution:
      Date:
      Degree(s) or Diploma(s)
      obtained:



10.   LANGUAGE SKILLS:


                Language          Reading          Speaking   Writing
      English




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11.   OTHER SKILLS:




12.   PRESENT POSITION:

13.   YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL
      EXPERIENCE:

14.   RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
      Organisation Date:   Position Job Description




15.   MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:




16.   REFERENCES
      NAME AND SURNAME         DESIGNATION      CONTACT   WORKING
                                                NO        RELATIONSHIP




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17.   PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER YOU ARE QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED TO
      CONTRIBUTE TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING PROJECT OBJECTIVES AND IF YES,
      MOTIVATE (See Annexure B for more information)
      Objective 1(a): Development of qualifications for occupational Yes   No
      learning
      Motivation:



      Objective 1(b): Development of curricula frameworks for Yes          No
      occupational learning
      Motivation:



      Objective 1(c): Development of learning material for Yes             No
      occupational learning for each learning component
      (knowledge, skills and work experience)
      Motivation:



      Objective 2: Development and streamlining of quality Yes             No
      assurance processes with regard to occupational learning
      Motivation:



      Objective 3: Development of structures, processes and Yes            No
      procedures required for the Occupational Learning System
      Motivation:



      Objective 4: Provide research support on education, training Yes     No
      and skills development and work-integrated learning policy
      matters
      Motivation:



      Objective 5: Piloting of concepts developed through the Yes          No
      above-mentioned objectives
      Motivation:




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Name of consultant: _____________________________________                                       Annex A

ID number:



                      Do not complete. The rest of this page is for office use only.

                                      Evaluation criteria and score sheet

           Evaluation criteria             Max       Score      Weight       Weighted            Comments
                                                    achieved                  score
                                           score

SECTION A: GENERAL CRITERIA

Education and qualifications                10                    20

Promote Equity                               2                    20

Language skills                              3                    10

Other skills                                10                    20

Professional experience                     10                    20

Membership of professional bodies            1                     4

General impression                           4                     6

Total: General criteria                     40                    100



SECTION B: SPECIALISATION

Objective 1(a)                              100                    1
Qualifications development
Objective 1 (b)                             100                    1
Curricula Framework development
Objective 1 (c)                             100                    1

Development of learning material

Objective 2                                 100                    1
Quality Assurance
Objective 3                                 100                    1
Structures, processes and procedures
Objective 4                                 100                    1
Research support
Objective 5                                 100                    1
Piloting and project management

                                                    TOTAL SCORES
 Total General       Objective 1    Objective 1    Objective 1 Objective 2     Objective 3   Objective 4   Objective 5



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weighted score   (a)   (b)    (c)




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                                                                                                Annex B

                                         Background information

It is envisaged that the objectives above would require at least the following key activities, skills,
knowledge and experience:

Objective 1(a): Development of qualifications for occupational learning

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     In depth knowledge of SAQA, the NQF and skills development related legislation
     Knowledge and experience in generating unit standard qualifications
     Knowledge and experience in writing non unit standard based qualifications
     Cutting edge knowledge of the international trends in qualifications development
     Subject matter expertise
     Good facilitation skills
     Effective conceptual and communications skills
     Effective management and leadership skills
     Ability to work with a range of stakeholders
     Monitoring and evaluation skills
     Research skills
     Excellent writing skills
     Knowledge of the Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO)

Objective 1(b): Development of curricula frameworks for occupational learning

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     In depth knowledge of SAQA, the NQF and skills development related legislation
     Cutting edge knowledge of the international trends in curriculum development
     Knowledge of different curriculum development models
     Specific knowledge of the action-oriented learning model
     Knowledge and experience in adult teaching methodologies
     Subject matter expertise
     Knowledge and experience in developing curricula for unit standard qualifications
     Knowledge and experience in developing curricula for non unit standard based
         qualifications
     Good facilitation skills
     Effective conceptual and communications skills
     Effective management and leadership skills
     Ability to work with a range of stakeholders
     Monitoring and evaluation skills
     Research skills
     Excellent writing skills

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      Knowledge of the Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO)

Objective 1(c): Development of learning material for occupational learning

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     Knowledge and experience in learning material and resource design
     Knowledge and experience in working with unit standard qualifications
     Knowledge and experience in working with non unit standard based qualifications
     Research skills
     Excellent writing skills
     Effective conceptual and communications skills

Objective 2: Development and streamlining of quality assurance processes with regard to
occupational learning

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     Adequate knowledge of SAQA, NQF, SDA and related legislations
     Cutting edge knowledge of the international trends in the quality assurance area
     Adequate knowledge of the quality assurance systems in SA (including relevant policies on
         accreditation, assessment and certification)
     Effective conceptual and communications skills
     Effective management and leadership skills
     Ability to work with a range of stakeholders
     Research skills
     QMS skills

Objective 3: Development of structures, processes and procedures required for the Occupational
Learning System

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     Advanced skills, knowledge and experience of Organizational Development (OD)
     Business Financial Modelling
     Finance systems development
     Management Information Systems (MIS) development
     Business and strategic planning
     Marketing
     Research skills
     Advanced computer skills (Word. Excel, Power Point, Project)
     Communication skills (verbal and written)
     Project management skills
     Management experience
     Knowledge of the Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO)

Objective 4: Provide research support on education, training and skills development and work-

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integrated learning policy matters

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:

       Extensive knowledge of all the skills development legislation
       Understanding of the legislative processes
       In depth knowledge of the workings of SAQA and the NQF
       Experience in developing systems for business processes
       Good facilitation skills
       Effective conceptual and communications skills
       Effective management and leadership skills
       Ability to work with a range of stakeholders
       Monitoring and evaluation skills
       Research skills
       Excellent writing skills

Objective 5: Piloting of concepts developed through the above-mentioned objectives

Skills, Knowledge and experience needed:
     In depth knowledge of SAQA and the NQF
     Knowledge and experience in generating unit standard qualifications
     Knowledge and experience in writing non unit standard based qualifications
     Knowledge of different curriculum development models
     Specific knowledge of action-oriented learning model
     Knowledge and experience in developing curricula for unit standard qualifications
     Knowledge and experience in developing curricula for non unit standard based
         qualifications
     Good facilitation skills
     Effective conceptual and communications skills
     Effective management and leadership skills
     Ability to work with a range of stakeholders
     Monitoring and evaluation skills
     Research skills
     Excellent writing skills
     Project management skills
     Good report writing skills
     Knowledge of the Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO)

In general consultants also need to demonstrate under „Other skills“ that they have consultancy
skills including:

   Project management skills
   Time management skills

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   Conflict management skills
   Negotiation skills
   Facilitation skills
   Interpersonal skills
   Report writing skills




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