Basics in Plumbing Instructor

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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: Basics in Plumbing Instructor
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia; Baidao
Category: Project Management, Program

1. Terms of reference

Job title

Basics in Plumbing instructor –Somali National

Duty station


Starting date

1st June 2019

Contract duration

11 months

Reporting to

VTC manager

Supervision of

Education and livelihood officer



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

She/he will be the teacher responsible to provide specific technical education to the students enrolled in the newly established course of study for Plumbing. The course aims to provide the graduates basic knowledge about practical Plumbing.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Develop and revise training materials and curriculum including setting minimum educational requirements for students on Plumbing course (to be 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 and conduct Plumbing activities;
  • 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;

Others responsibilities

  • To perform other duties and tasks, as requested by the supervisors

3. Position requirements


Plumbing certificate or equivalent qualification and experience, and minimum grade 8 pass certificate;

Professional experience

· At least 1-year experience in working for a large business in plumbing or working for an NGO, preferably in the protection sector in within Somalia;

Professional requirements

At least 1-year experience in working for a large business in plumbing or working for an NGO, preferably in the protection sector in within Somalia;

· Experience in developing training materials and curriculum for Plumbing certificate course;

· Ability to evaluate learning needs and actively promote participatory learning

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

· Good analytical and report writing skills is desirable


· 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.


Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to with subject line as “Plumbing Instructor” by 24th May, 2019.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s Immediate supervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Publish date: 2019-05-21 08:25:49
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