Duration: 12 months (with three month probation period) with possibility of extension. S
An award-winning, fast-growth organization that seeks to build the resilience of ultra-poor women in the aridlands of Northern Kenya through an innovative grants-based two-year poverty graduation program is looking for Training Manager.
The Training Manager will provide strong support to the growing training needs, with a focus on development of capacities, resources and skills for delivery of the REAP program in the field.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and oversee annual calendar of trainings for Village Mentors, Field Officers, Governance Field Team, enumerators and Monitoring and Evaluation staff
Manage the administration and logistics of training activities for staff, including budget, agenda, location, accommodation, materials
Develop systematic Training of Trainers capacity inside the project to ensure field team, M and E team and senior management have the capacity to run training sessions for new staff and mentors
Training for Participants
Scrutinize existing training materials and analyze key areas for improvement or creation of new manuals, handbooks, guidelines etc for field delivery of training programs to participants
Research, field test and implement creative training and mentoring methodologies, including the use of drama and song, the full mobilization of peer to peer training and emerging training and social messaging delivery through the use of technology
Develop and design visual, picture-based training, mentoring and goal setting materials that can be used to educate illiterate participants
Research adult literacy opportunities or partnerships for project participants
Research opportunities to engage or partner with organizations globally on the use/adaptation of existing training resources, innovative training documents, best practice techniques and systems
External Training on Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (“REAP”) model
Support the process of standardizing the REAP model for replication and adaptation by other organizations
Lead the process of developing a training program, with associated training materials, for delivery of REAP model through partner organizations
Support the identification of, and dialogue with, potential partners for replication of REAP inside Kenya and the region Profile
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, with master’s degree preferred
At least three years of training experience in the NGO or private sector preferably in Kenya or East Africa with rural field experience a plus
Demonstrated skills and experience in training staff across multiple levels of an organization
Demonstrated experience in drafting and delivering training materials
Strong networking, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational skills, with ability to determine priorities and pay attention to detail
Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player
High-level knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and design and publishing software
Ability/willingness to work with extremely tight deadlines and multiple tasks.
Excellent written and spoken English required
How to Apply
Send an updated CV with the title ‘Training Manager 1639’ to firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.