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  • Posted: Sep 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The African Professionalisation Initiative (API) is a partnership between Accountants General, Professional Accountancy Organizations and Supreme Audit Institutions whose core objective is to professionalise accounting and auditing in the public sector in Africa. For more information about API please click
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    Online Learning Manager

    About the job

    The Role

    The Online Learning Manager will be responsible to manage and oversee the API Learning Platform and API website and support and enhance learner engagement. 



    • Administration of the API Learning platform

    • Processing edits to online learning content, primarily to fix bugs, correct errors etc.

    • Managing users and their access to the API learning platform

    • Learner engagement, including supplying data dashboards to mentors where applicable.

    • Manage the API website

    • Support API communications with external stakeholders (API communications plan)



    A relevant professional qualification. A bachelor’s degree in information technology or communication would be an advantage.


    Knowledge and Skills

    • Information management

    • Capacity building

    • Website Management

    • Administration of an LMS

    • Learner Engagement

    • HTML, JavaScript & CSS, SQL

    • Facilitation skills

    • Presentation skills

    • Digital acumen

    • Data interrogation, synthesis, and analysis.

    • Project Management

    • Report Writing

    • External communication skills


    Experience and other requirements

    • At least 3 years in a Learning Administration Role, including project management

    • At least 3 years’ experience in managing a Learning Management System (preferably Moodle) and relevant plugins

    • Fluency in written and spoken English (language skills in French would be an advantage)

    • Ability and willingness to travel internationally and in the region



    The API is a Pan-African collaborative initiative aimed at growing the capacity of accounting and auditing professionals in the public sector to enhance delivery of services to citizens. It coordinates the efforts of accountants general, supreme audit institutions, professional accountancy organisations and academics to systematically address the shortage of adequate professional accounting and auditing skills in the public sector.


    The API is operated by its partner organisations (AFROSAI-E, CREFIAF, ESAAG and PAFA), overseen by the Oversight Board and supported by committees and academics, collectively providing the people who work for the API a regional, multi-lingual, digital and future-focused environment within which to create and innovate.


    The API develops high-quality learning materials to enhance public sector accounting and auditing competence and supports countries to implement public sector accountancy certification programmes. The programmes are aimed at upskilling existing capacity while also developing a pipeline of future talent.


    The API facilitates long-term change through solutions that are contextually relevant and aligned to the African Union Agenda 2063. To ensure relevance, buy-in, commitment and—most importantly—local ownership, the API works with relevant stakeholders to contextualise its capacity building approach to each jurisdiction.


    Long-term success for the API includes more accounting and auditing professionals appointed to senior public finance positions, increased trust in public finance management systems, enhanced decision making in managing resources and, ultimately, improvements in service delivery. The API seeks to contribute meaningfully to long-term development on the African continent by ensuring that those entrusted with managing public funds do so in a manner that is effective, benefits all citizens and positively contributes to shared prosperity. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to African Professionalisation Initiative (API) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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