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Industrial Tailoring Instructor - Baidoa

Baidoa (Somalia)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Baidoa (Somalia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Sustainable trade and development
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-05

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The clients (DDR) unit is seeking to recruit an experienced Industrial Tailoring Instructor to provide full-time instruction to female beneficiaries in Baidoa. This role is twofold: 1) to kick start a menstrual hygiene management initiative involving teaching beneficiaries to make reusable sanitary pads and basic menstrual hygiene management practices and 2) to provide industrial tailoring training (leather work, canvas, etc.).This position is jointly managed by the South West State government and the client, with dual reporting requirements.
Role objectives
This is a full-time position as per Somali Labour Laws based in Baidoa. The specific duties and responsibilities of the role include:

Industrial Tailoring Training
  • Design and deliver a curriculum in the fabrication of custom items to include (but not limited to): travel bags, tote bags, crossbody bags, clutches/pouches, toiletry bags, wallets, laptop cases.
  • Create, update and maintain training materials, manuals, handouts, and practice exercises for efficient and effective delivery of the skills.
  • Develop hands on activities to help students learn mobile repair through both one-on-one and group engagement, adapting resources to ensure all students are able to make progress.
  • Provide a stimulating learning environment and provide additional assistance to students with particular learning needs and abilities; instruct in a manner that develops students' confidence and their abilities; integrate a variety of teaching strategies and curriculum content
  • Provide access to information resources through efficient and well guided systems for organizing, retrieving and circulating resources and provide assistance to students in the effective use of these systems.
Sanitary Pad and Menstrual Hygiene Management Training
  • Deliver a curriculum on reusable sanitary pads
  • Deliver a curriculum on menstrual hygiene management
General Responsibilities
  • Maintain standardized student assessments and record keeping system for student progress and attendance; assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of students.
  • Work with social workers to ensure that student case files are maintained properly and student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals;
  • Establish rapport/trust with students;
  • Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly;
  • Organize the classroom to contribute to the learning process;
  • Perform other duties related to the DDR program as assigned by supervisor.
Project reporting
This contract receives day-to-day and week-to-week oversight from the administrative manager (Administrative Assistant) with support from technical staff (Livelihood Team Leader, Livelihood Project Officer, Education Coordinator) and other staff. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored and evaluated by the client and the government partner. The client will undertake contracting obligations and remuneration in close collaboration with South West State Ministry of Internal Security.
Key competencies The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticism.
• Client Orientation – maintains high customer service standards at all times.
• Performance Management – identifies ways and implements actions to improve performance of self and others.
• Professionalism - displays mastery of the profession and conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times.
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment
Team management
As above
Further information
Experience:
  • 2+ year’s experience of direct tailoring/seamstress experience (experience with industrial tailoring machines preferred)
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs
  • Experience in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) or health promotion

Knowledge and Understanding:
  • Experience as a sewing machine operator is essential
  • Practical and theoretical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
Others:
  • Previous experience working with youth at risk, women, and or the return and reintegration at risk groups a considerable advantage.
  • This vacancy is also open to second-tier candidates. Female candidates preferred.

    The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

    Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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