VTC Trainers

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INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

Job Details
Employer: INTERSOS
Job Title: VTC Trainers
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Baidao
Category: Other


1. Terms of reference

  • Job title: VTC Trainers
  • Duty station: Baidoa
  • Starting date: 15th March 2018
  • Contract duration: 9.5 months
  • Reporting to: VTC Manager
  • Supervision of: N/A
  • Dependents: N/A

2. Job description

A. General context of the project

General context of the project

Contribute to a protective environment for children from unlawful recruitment and use of children by and to successfully reintegrate children and youths associated with armed forces/groups (CAAFAG) into communities in fulfilment of their fundamental rights.

B. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

The VTC teachers are responsible to provide specific technical education to the students enrolled in the newly established course of study on either tie and dye or beauty salon. The course aims to provide the graduates basic knowledge about either practical tie and dye or beauty salon.

Main responsibilities and tasks

• Develop and revise training materials and curriculum including setting minimum educational requirements for students on tie and dye or beauty salon course (for 6 months duration including work placement) with the VTC Manager;

• The trainer will be in charge of delivering educational activities in the INTERSOS-operated VTC within Baidoa District;

• Conduct vocational training course on use and maintain basic tools and equipment, including safety requirements and procedures for their use;

• Train students on how to set-up, manage tie and dye business or a beauty salon;

• Train students on how to relate to consumers or employers, performing or ensuring proper business etiquette;

• Provide training and support to understand technical manuals, identify faulty equipment and to be self-reliant in workshop and resolve problems;

• Train students how to conduct workflow analysis, designs, cost estimation and cost or product comparison analysis.

• Supervise and coordinate students engaged in local context problem-solving;

• Conduct regular revision and tests to measure student’s progress, and ensure monitoring students’ capacities;

• Conduct regular maintenance and safety checks on tools and equipment used during training and report immediately any major problems or defective products and discontinue use until they have passed safety check;

• Adhere to INTERSOS child protection and PSEA policies

3. Position requirements


Post-secondary education in Labour Management, Business, or HR from a recognized institution or five years of non-profit related work experience or equivalent qualification and experience, and minimum secondary certificate

Professional experience

· Previous experience in the humanitarian field in an emergency context working for an NGO, preferably in the protection sector in Somalia (Child protection and/or GBV);

Professional requirements

· Experience in working with vulnerable community members especially children and women.

· Good analytical and report writing skills is desirable


· Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali (Maay-Maay) is essential;

As a general input to this section, not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets. All other requirements are considered as mandatory.


Send CV and cover letter to recruitment.somalia@intersos.org with email heading “VTC TRAINERS” or direct submission to INTERSOS Baidoa or Mogadishu office.

Deadline for applications is close of business, 10th March 2018. Late applications will not be considered.

Publish date: 2018-03-07 07:30:58
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