Training Specialist

Position: Training Specialist

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Tanzania

Deadline: December 30, 2017

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: December 30, 2017

Full Description

Brief Description:

Location Tanzania

Start Date Sep - Nov 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

English Reading: Level 4, Writing: Level 4, Speaking: Level 4

Language Scale:

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

The objective of this placement is to support the Tanzania Local Economic Development project (T-LED) Head of Project (HoP), the T-LED Core Services Lead Advisor, and Cuso International Country Director in directing and managing the delivery of Core Services, develop & administer T-LED training programs, assess training and development needs for organizations, enable individuals and groups develop skills and knowledge, create training manuals, present in-person training sessions and monitor training for effectiveness.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Identify training needs and contribute to the development & improvement of training content, materials and delivery methodology.

- Develop and conduct effective Train-the-Trainer training programs and coach Business Development Services colleagues, Partner trainers and Advisors.

- Support the Finance Officer develop, monitor and manage the Core services budget

- Work with M&E specialist to ensure that T-LED Core services metrics, monitoring and recording are integrated in overall project M&E framework and tools

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- A degree in education or related field or equivalent experience.

Essential Professional Background:

- At least three-five years’ experience in delivering effective adult education programs

- Experience developing engaging professional development curriculum.

- Facilitation, coaching and training skills

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

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