Women for Women International (WfWI) New Jobs [2 Positions]

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22 Mar, 2018

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Vacancies in Nigeria

Women for Women International (WfWI) – In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International (WfWI) supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) has helped nearly 429,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. We directly work with women in eight countries, offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Numeracy Skill Trainer
Location
: Toro LGA, Bauchi
Reports To: Economic Empowerment Officer

Purpose

  • The Numeracy Trainer will train women participants to reason and apply simple numerical concepts as well as the theoretical and practical skills of numeracy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To train Women for Women International program participants in Numeracy in compliance with the training schedule provided.
  • Utilize the attendance sheet provided by WFWI-N for class attendance throughout the duration of the training.
  • To abide with the training schedule and follow the regulations
  • Not to engage in your own work prior to the training schedule
  • Keeping time when attending the trainings and notifying WfWi-N representative early in case of absenteeism.
  • Ensure a clean training/learning environment at all times.
  • Engage the women with classwork activities for an extra hour to test their level of understanding and use observations to adjust teaching style
  • Inspire seriousness in the participants regarding the training and program.
  • Demonstrate practical aspects of the training, buttressing the technical and commercial content.
  • Ensure participants’ compliance/application of knowledge gained; and track participants’ progress.
  • Provide a written report at the end of training period before final payment.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • At least a Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other relevant field.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience preferably with experience training and/or teaching adults.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email.
  • Ability to work with colleagues at all levels and address issues pragmatically.
  • Ability to define problems, analyze situations and make decisions.
  • Ability to summarize information and effectively present information.
  • Must be knowledgeable of business practices and capable of answering questions about the material and providing proper advice and guidance.
  • Must be attuned to the particular situation and needs of the women in the program so as to give proper advice.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa language is compulsory (reading, writing and speaking).
  • Must reside within Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State

Job Title: Business Skill Trainer
Location:
 Toro LGA, Bauchi
Reports To: Economic Empowerment Officer

Purpose

  • Plan, develop and deliver training on basic business skills to groups of Women for Women program participants.
  • Assess the educational level and literacy of the women and deliver material that is appropriate and applicable to the vocational training that will follow.
  • Collaborate with the Life Skills, Numeracy and Vocational Skills trainers to plan course material, schedule participants, synthesize material and maximize training results.
  • Work closely with and assist the Income Generation Officer and the Monitoring and Evaluation team to coordinate, plan and prepare training, assess and update training materials and tools and collect data from the participants.

Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting the Income Generation 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.

Planning:

  • Collaborate with Life Skills Trainers on scheduling to have all participants enter and complete business courses at some point in their program cycle.
  • Review current business skills training curriculum in accordance to the needs of women and prepare lesson plans.
  • Assess training material needs, take stock/inventory and ensure training equipment and tools needed are readily available.

Implementation:

  • Deliver training and maintain business skills training group schedule – business basics training (two sessions); Entrepreneurship (one session); planning ahead (two sessions); Selling (two sessions); Bookkeeping (two sessions); Financing Your Business (two sessions).
  • Train women in business skills according to the standards and requirements’ set by the organization.
  • Communicate with local leaders or other local partners involved in business activities throughout the community.
  • Meet with colleagues to share techniques, strategies, success stories, difficult cases, supplemental materials, etc
  • Contact participants who do not attend sessions if needed to determine whether they should be dismissed from the program.
  • Recommend women for dismissal from the program according to organizational guidelines

Record Keeping:

  • Maintain daily attendance records of participants and provide these to supervisor.
  • Gather data on participants as needed by the program and provide monthly reports to the Income Generation Officer.
  • Record information about training sessions in trainer journal – including session topics, reactions to material, challenges and other relevant issues.
  • Provide monthly reports on the information of the ongoing business skills trainings.
  • Collect data for stories about participants as required.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • At least a Degree in Business Administration or other relevant field.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience preferably with experience training and/or teaching adults.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email.
  • Ability to work with colleagues at all levels and address issues pragmatically.
  • Ability to define problems, analyze situations and make decisions.
  • Ability to summarize information and effectively present information.
  • Must be knowledgeable of business practices and capable of answering questions about the material and providing proper advice and guidance.
  • Must be attuned to the particular situation and needs of the women in the program so as to give proper advice.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa language is compulsory (reading, writing and speaking).
  • MUST reside within Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, cover letter and 3 professional references to: [email protected] Please specify “Job Title” in the subject line.

Application Deadline  30th March, 2018.

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

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