Skills Development Facilitator (Food Processing)

Job Description

Title: Skills Development Facilitator (Food Processing)

Company Name: DanChurch Aid, Bangladesh office

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Food and nutrition, home economics, etc.) (education degree can be considered for the experienced person).

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Contract period: 3 months with possibility of extension
∎ Reporting to: Education Team Leader
∎ Location: Rohingya Refugee camps
∎ Overall purposes of the role: The Skills Development Facilitator will plan and conduct different sessions for adolescent girls and women where they will learn how to process food for home production. Additionally, the facilitator will support girls and women with lessons covering basic business skills, marketing, etc.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Planning and implementation :
∎ Facilitate and lead skill development sessions for women and girls in DCA's spaces and possibly through an outreach approach focused on supporting learners to acquire skill related to food processing skills (food safety & hygiene session, food preservation process at home).
∎ Design and prepare lesson plans/sessions covering the technical training as well as the business skills.
∎ Conduct regular assessments on students learning.
∎ Ensure active engagement of students and volunteers from the community.
∎ Closely cooperate with colleagues from the livelihood and GBV team and stay abreast of the latest developments of the local market.
∎ Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with operational guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
∎ Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere while conducting the sessions.
∎ Provide the attendees with information regarding the available services in the camps.
∎ Liaison and coordination with local authorities and stakeholders for market linkage.
∎ Track and report on attendance of the different activities.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 2 years relevant working experience.
∎ Previous facilitation/training experience.
∎ Understanding of setting up small businesses and the key skills involved.
∎ Proficiency in Chittagonian dialect required, Proficiency of English and Burmese language desirable
∎ Experience in conducting classes, ideally skills training for youth.
∎ Experience and/or knowledge in keeping learners engaged using interactive communication and teaching approaches.
∎ Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
∎ Have a good understanding of situation of Rohingya population and issues female population faces.
∎ Good team working and organizational skills
∎ Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
∎ Due to the nature of the work only female candidates will be considered!
∎ Key competencies
∎ Pro-active with an ability to think analytically, identifying opportunities and mechanisms to broaden programming
∎ Self-starter and take initiative
∎ Results oriented
∎ Excellent planning and organizational skills
∎ Ability to problem solve and good decision-making skills
∎ Strong team player
∎ Ability to maintain strong integrity on behalf of the organization

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 8 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 27 Apr 2021
∎ DanChurch Aid, Bangladesh office

Category: NGO/Development