Women for Women International (WfWI) Recruitment, Monday 12th March 2018

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Women for Women International (WfWI) Recruitment, Monday 12th March 2018 – Women for Women International (WfWI) – In nations influenced by struggle and war, Women for Women International (WfWI) bolsters the most minimized ladies to gain and spare cash, enhance wellbeing and prosperity, impact choices in their home and group and interface with systems for help.

By using abilities, information, and assets, she can make reasonable change for herself, her family, and group.

Since 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) has helped about 429,000 minimized ladies in nations influenced by war and strife.

We specifically work with ladies in eight nations, offering backing, apparatuses, and access to groundbreaking abilities to move from emergency and destitution to steadiness and financial independence.

We are selecting to fill the situation underneath:

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Title: Crop Farming Trainer

Location: Plateau
Employment Type: Contract

Purpose

  • Plan, develop and deliver training in Crop Farming management principles and practices to groups of Women for Women program participants.
  • Assess the educational level and literacy of the women and deliver training in a manner and language that is appropriate for their understanding and application in their environment and situation.
  • At the end of the training, the participants will have a better knowledge of farming techniques, be able to cultivate plants for food successfully, understand how to start agricultural crop production and the role of effective social network to achieve what an individual may not be able to achieve alone.

Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting the Economic Empowerment Officer:

  • Assist with gathering feedback on courses and assessing training material and tools.
  • Assist with reviewing and modifying lesson plans to improve upon training curriculum as needed.
  • Deliver crop farming vocational skill training and support women take position economic action.

Planning:

  • Collaborate with Social Empowerment Trainers on scheduling to have all participants enter and complete vocational skill training in accordance with the training attendance.
  • Collaborate with the Economic Empowerment Officer to conduct pre-training evaluation/assessment and tailor training to meet the participants’ needs to increase their chances of succeeding in their business environment.
  • Assess training material needs, take stock/inventory and ensure training equipment and tools needed are readily available.
  • Utilize training methods suitable for the target audience with a blend of multiple adult learning and extension techniques to achieve the goal of the program.

Implementation:

  • Deliver training to participants in assigned community and maintain skill training group schedule provided by Women for Women International.
  • Train women in cooperative according to the standards and requirements’ set by the organization.
  • Communicate your findings that need urgent attention to the Economic Empowerment Officer and report on-going progress accordingly to ensure timely response to issues that impact positively on participants’ gains from the training.
  • Meet with colleagues to share techniques, strategies, success stories, difficult cases, supplemental materials, etc.
  • Liaise with the Social Empowerment Officer to contact participants who do not attend sessions and flag any participant that miss more than 2 training sessions to the Economic Empowerment Officer.
  • Maintain daily attendance records of participants using the attendance sheets provided by Women for Women International-Nigeria and provide these to the Economic Empowerment Officer at the end of the training.
  • Inspire seriousness in the participants regarding the training and program
  • Ensure a clean training environment and surrounding at all times.
  • Provide business support information (market, funding source, insurance)
  • Asses and ensure participants understanding and desire to apply knowledge and track and report participants’ progress to the Economic Empowerment Officer.
  • Provide on-going and by-weekly training update and detailed report at the end of the month.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Minimum requirement of a Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Crop Farming Production and any other related course
  • Proven ability to work effectively with socially excluded women
  • Strong multi-tasking, interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Good customer-service orientation, strong focus and goal oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective results, meet deadlines and achieve targets
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent problem-solver and team player
  • Ability to communicate and teach convincingly in Hausa language
  • Proven commitment to diversity and equality culture
  • Strong working knowledge of Hausa language
  • Ability to collect and analyze information and write proper reports.

Title: Poultry Farming Trainer

Location: Plateau
Employment Type: Contract

Purpose

  • Plan, develop and deliver training in Poultry Production Management principles and practices to groups of Women for Women program participants.
  • Assess the educational level and literacy of the women and deliver training in a manner and language that is appropriate for their understanding and application in their environment and situation.
  • At the end of the training, the participants will have a better knowledge of poultry production, be able to raise small number of birds successfully, understand how to start small poultry business and the role of effective social network to achieve what an individual may not be able to achieve alone.

Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting the Economic Empowerment Officer:

  • Assist with gathering feedback on courses and assessing training material and tools.
  • Assist with reviewing and modifying lesson plans to improve upon training curriculum as needed.
  • Deliver poultry vocational skill training and support women take position economic action.

Planning:

  • Collaborate with Social Empowerment Trainers on scheduling to have all participants enter and complete vocational skill training in accordance with the training attendance.
  • Collaborate with the Economic Empowerment Officer to conduct pre-training evaluation/assessment and tailor training to meet the participants’ needs to increase their chances of succeeding in their business environment.
  • Assess training material needs, take stock/inventory and ensure training equipment and tools needed are readily available.
  • Utilize training methods suitable for the target audience with a blend of multiple adult learning and extension techniques to achieve the goal of the program.

Implementation:

  • Deliver training to participants in assigned community and maintain skill training group schedule provided by Women for Women International.
  • Train women in cooperative according to the standards and requirements’ set by the organization.
  • Communicate your findings that need urgent attention to the Economic Empowerment Officer and report on-going progress accordingly to ensure timely response to issues that impact positively on participants’ gains from the training.
  • Meet with colleagues to share techniques, strategies, success stories, difficult cases, supplemental materials, etc.
  • Liaise with the Social Empowerment Officer to contact participants who do not attend sessions and flag any participant that miss more than 2 training sessions to the Economic Empowerment Officer.
  • Maintain daily attendance records of participants using the attendance sheets provided by Women for Women International-Nigeria and provide these to the Economic Empowerment Officer at the end of the training.
  • Inspire seriousness in the participants regarding the training and program
  • Ensure a clean training environment and surrounding at all times.
  • Provide business support information (market, funding source, insurance)
  • Asses and ensure participants understanding and desire to apply knowledge and track and report participants’ progress to the Economic Empowerment Officer.
  • Provide on-going and by-weekly training update and detailed report at the end of the month.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Minimum requirement of a Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry (Poultry) and any other related course
  • Proven ability to work effectively with socially excluded women
  • Strong multi-tasking, interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Good customer-service orientation, strong focus and goal oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective results, meet deadlines and achieve targets
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent problem-solver and team player
  • Ability to communicate and teach convincingly in Hausa language
  • Proven commitment to diversity and equality culture
  • Strong working knowledge of Hausa language
  • Ability to collect and analyze information and write proper reports.
  • Must be resident in Jos, Plateau State.

Title: Social Empowerment Trainer

Location: Jos, Plateau
Reports To: Social Empowerment Officer
Duration: Contract (5 months)

Purpose

  • Social Empowerment Trainers are responsible for the implementation of the one-year training curriculum.
  • Each Social Empowerment Trainer will manage a caseload of program participants according to organizational standards.
  • In addition, the Social Empowerment Trainer is responsible for informing participants about services in the community that may benefit them, reporting on the progress of the participants as required.

Responsibilities
Planning:

  • Plan and prepare for each lesson.
  • Meet with colleagues to share techniques, strategies, success stories, difficult cases, supplemental materials, etc.
  • Plan weekly, monthly and annual training schedules in collaboration with other staff and trainers from other departments, as appropriate.
  • Participate in continuing education workshops as required to increase professional knowledge and capacity.
  • Identify and source additional training aids and materials as appropriate.

Implementation:

  • Orient new participants about program rules and goals.
  • Deliver all lessons from the WfWI Social Empowerment s curriculum according to an established schedule.
  • Provide information to participants about other services provided by the organization such as vocational training, business skills training or numeracy training.
  • Provide information to participants about services of partner organizations or other community services such as microcredit, legal aid, health care, counseling, etc.
  • Provide translation and interpretation services, as required.
  • Assist in the delivery of sponsorship funds to the participants, as required, by following the internal procedures established by the organization to verify delivery of funds and account for undelivered funds.
  • Work in collaboration with other staff to document and report any change in program participant status (i.e., address change, name change, death, etc.)
  • Keep management updated on problems or issues encountered in the field.
  • Assist in community mobilization of participants in your assigned locations.

Record Keeping:

  • Record attendance of participants at each training session.
  • Contact participants who do not attend sessions to determine whether they should be dismissed from the program.
  • Recommend women for dismissal from the program according to organizational guidelines.
  • Gather information for and prepare updates on participants as needed.
  • Record information about training sessions in trainer journal – including session topics, reactions to material, challenges and other relevant issues.
  • Undertake written evaluation of each training session upon completion of training.

Letter Writing and Participant Stories:

  • Deliver letters and translate to recipients.
  • Assist participants with letter writing
  • Inform women of new sponsors
  • Make notes of interesting stories.
  • Other Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • At least a Diploma; additional post-secondary studies an advantage.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience.
  • Good administrative and organizational skills.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport with participants and communities
  • Must be attuned to the particular situation and needs of the women in the program so as to give proper advice.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Email applications.
  • High level of fluency in English (speaking, reading, writing) and fluency in Hausa language

Deadline
18th March, 2018

Application Method
Interested candidates should submit their updated CV’s and Cover Letter and three professional references to: [email protected] Please specify “Social Empowerment Trainer” in the subject line.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be invited for interview. No telephone inquiries please.

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