Job Title : Caregiver Skilled Trainer
Location : Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to : Functional Line Manager : Deputy Project Manager. Direct Line Manager : Child Protection Manager.
A caregiver skilled trainer required to deliver skills based training for Male and Female caregivers of the Project’s beneficiary children to enable them to develop skills in income generating activities to better support their children and families.
This sits within the Economic Reintegration component of the Supporting the Socio-Economic Reintegration of Children Associated with Armed Groups, and other vulnerable children, in North East Nigeria project.
This skills training is particularly required for caregivers of children engaged in the education component of the Project to enable them to generate income and support their families purchase basic items, while children continue with their education.
As such, 200 caregivers of the most vulnerable children will be identified to take part in skills training activities in key areas as identified by our market analysis.
Start-up kits will then be provided to cooperatives that caregivers will form to enable them to begin putting their skills into action and generating incomes as a collective to improve their economic resilience as individual households.
The organisation will be required to deliver skills training to 200 caregivers in select locations in MMC and Jere in line with Search market assessment findings.
The organization will then provide 20 groups of 10 caregivers per group start up kits containing key items required to begin businesses in the respective areas caregivers have been trained in.
Working Relations :
Enterprise Officers, Community Mobilizing Officers, Deputy Project Manager, and Child Protection Manager.
Roles and Responsibilities
Advise on skills gaps with economic potential within market from rapid market analysis, in addition to Search market analysis conducted in 2018.
Share skills training curriculum with Search Project team based on skills highlighted in market analysis.
Ensure skills training curriculum is accessible, particularly for those with low levels of literacy and numeracy attainment.
Adapt and tailor skills training as required, based on feedback from male and female caregivers, and Search Project team.
Ensure qualified staff identified to deliver skills training.
Deliver high quality trainings for 200 caregivers in a range of skills.
Ensure full respect of Search Code of Conduct and reporting mechanisms to ensure well-being and dignity of training caregiver participants.
Provide ongoing mentoring to caregivers to ensure their holistic needs are addressed.
Submit regular weekly reports on progress of trainings, flagging any concerns to Child Protection Manager in a timely manner.
Ensure timely procurement of start-up kit items, and necessary delivery to target beneficiaries in select locations.
Support set-up of businesses by providing business skills and knowledge. Advise on problem solving skills.
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.
Master's degree in Management, Business, or related field; Master (MA or MSc) in Business or related field preferred
Required Experience :
Search is seeking a professional, experienced and already established organisation with expertise in skills training.
The organisation must have already established skills training curriculums, to be reviewed by Search project team, which can be tailored to the context as required.
The organisation must have an already existing pool of trainers, with experiencing delivering engaging skills training to vulnerable populations.
The organisation must be experienced in delivering trainings to participants with low literacy and numeracy levels, and be able to adapt accordingly.
Adherence to Search Code of Conduct is mandatory. The organisation will also need to respect reporting mechanisms in addition.
In addition, knowledge of the context of Borno and these issues related to reintegration of children formerly associated with armed groups.
Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri languages.