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|Overview of position
In response to
increasing defections from non-state militant groups in Somalia, the Federal
Government of Somalia (FGoS) and UN partners embarked on a process to develop
the “National Programme on the Treatment and Handling of Disengaged Combatants”
(National Programme). The National Programme maintains the objective of
establishing a comprehensive process that allows for low-risk disengaged
combatants and women associated with Al Shabab (WAAS) through transition centers in Kismayo and
Baidoa. The transition centers offer support to equip beneficiaries with the
skills to socially and economically reintegrate into society. This support
includes primary education, civic education, religious counseling, life skills, business, financial literacy, and vocational
client, Disarmament, Demobilization, and
Reintegration (DDR) unit is seeking to recruit an experienced Life Skills
and Financial Literacy Trainer to support beneficiaries in achieving
livelihood goals. The position involves:
Counseling beneficiaries regarding educational, vocational, and career goals,
Facilitating life skills training to teach beneficiaries both soft (e.g. conflict resolution, emotion management, leadership) and hard skills (e.g. resume writing, interviewing, job searching) to facilitate employment, and
Facilitating financial literacy training to teach beneficiaries basic financial concepts
Facilitating community outreach for arts-based social cohesion activities
The position will work closely with social
workers and other instructors in the center to develop individualized
livelihood plans for beneficiaries. Overall contract performance management
will be done under the supervision of the Centre Manager with technical
oversight from the Livelihoods Team Leader.
This is a full-time position based in Baidoa. The specific tasks
Help beneficiaries identify personal strengths and skills based on educational background, employment history, and career goals;
Provide beneficiaries with information and strategies for excelling in the workplace and dealing with job dissatisfaction;
Identify individual barriers to employment and assess the need for further training;
Assist beneficiaries with job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing resumes, and preparing for job interviews;
Life Skills Training/Social Cohesion
Conduct life skills training to teach psychosocial skills such as decision-making, conflict resolution, and emotional management, among others;
Conduct community outreach to facilitate arts-based social cohesion activities building upon the lessons learned in the life skills curriculum; this will include travel to communities and facilitation of activities with community members
Develop and provide classroom teaching to implement a financial literacy curriculum to teach beneficiaries with low literacy how to manage personal finances responsibly and obtain financial self-sufficiency;
Motivate students to take control of their financial well-being;
Develop and implement strategies to support and foster financial literacy in students.
Create, update, and maintain training materials, manuals, handouts, practice exercises, and administrative documentation;
Maintain standardized student assessments and record-keeping system for student progress and attendance;
Work with social workers to ensure that student case files are appropriately maintained and student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals;
Participate in needs and interest assessments and regularly monitor beneficiaries’ well-being and needs;
Establish rapport/trust with beneficiaries;
Integrate a variety of teaching strategies and curriculum content;
Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly;
Organize the classroom to contribute to the learning process;
Overall contract performance management will be
done under the supervision of the Centre Manager with technical oversight from
the Livelihoods Team Leader.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the
following values and competencies:
Values - all clients staff members must abide by and demonstrate
these three values:
Inclusion and respect for diversity:
respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages
diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency:
maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with
organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
demonstrates the ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner
and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – Level 1
promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared
goals and optimize results.
produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely
manner; is action-oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge:
continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
takes ownership of achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for their own actions and delegated work.
encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains
complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Management abilities: the ability to manage
work, team, and stakeholders in a professional manner that furthers teamwork,
effectiveness, and efficiency.
Have the ability to manage work, team, and stakeholders in a professional manner that furthers teamwork, effectiveness, and efficiency
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.