International Rescue Committee Business Skill Trainer Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee Business Skill Trainer Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 219581

Category: Business Development
Location: Shire E/selassie, Tigray
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Birr17,664.00

Job Description

Position- Business Skill Trainer

Location- Myayni and Adiharush Refugee Camp

Length of Employment- Definite

Monthly salary & benefits- ETB 17,664.00, negotiable based on the candidate’s qualification, experience and previous earning history, plus 35% hardship allowance & 15% PF & Pension contribution.

Posting Date- 19-Aug-19

Closing Date- 29-Aug-19

Vacancy Code- SFO/220/8-19

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict.

IRC has worked for over seven decades in the world addressing both the immediate, lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post conflict societies.

IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve.

Scope of Work/ Job Purpose:

Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, the Business skills Trainer Officer will supervise the livelihood activities in the Shire refugee camps (Adi Harush and Mai Aini Camps)The Business skills Trainer will be responsible for the implementation of integrated entrepreneurship education for women and girls in May-ayni and Adi-harush camp.

He/she will also be responsible to monitor and evaluate the progress of the trainees throughout the training, at the end of the training session, business plan development, startup capital provision, and small business establishment.

Detailed Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Develop lesson plans and training materials and revise the business and life skills curriculum to meet trainees' need.
  • Deliver training for women and girls on basic business and life skills based on developed curriculum.
  • Conduct follow-up with trainees to answer any questions and ensure that curricula are being implemented correctly and effectively
  • Respond to requests for additional training or facilitation
  • Work with the CWI staff to adapt the curriculum to the needs of women and girls.
  • Conduct post-training assessments upon the completion of each training and support the trainees in developing their own business plan.
  • Conduct follow up meetings with graduates and provide technical support in the process of setting up small businesses.
  • Conduct follow-up and a mentoring visit to graduates starting a small business.
  • Organize special learning events for trainees by inviting guest speakers to positively influence them.
  • Organize/arrange special events for trainees to display their talents, business ideas, traditional skills products, etc.
  • Prepare and revise action plans to support mentoring activities.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports and provide analysis and recommendations on the training/education offered.
  • Ensure and follow up the procurement of program inputs for proper implementation of the training program.
  • Prepare and submit success as well as challenges of the training along with monthly progress reports.
  • Assist in Community Well-being Initiative
  • Response and Prevention activities when requested by the CWI field team.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that can be given by immediate and technical supervisors.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Skills and Qualification:

  • BA in business studies, social science field, youth development and /or other related fields

  • 2 years of experience in NGO setting mainly experience on training business and life skills, and vocational training;

  • Proven experience in facilitation and community mobilization skills;

  • Technical and report writing skills;

  • Fluent spoken and written English and local language;

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Related work and field experiences in social service provision with women and girls is advantageous;

  • Ability to use MS office, excel, email and PowerPoint applications very well

  • Able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to details

    How to apply:

    Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address: IRC cornerstone log in; or or you can also find on

  • Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

  • Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

    Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

  • Name of the position you have applied for

  • Date of application

  • Summary of your qualifications and experience

  • Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

  • Permanent Address and present address (if different form permanent) and telephone number

  • Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

    Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)?

    If answer is “yes”, give the following information:

    YES NO




    Office/field office

    IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

    IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    International Rescue Committee Business Skill Trainer Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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