Somalia: VTC Electrical Trainer / Instructor

Position: VTC Electrical Trainer / Instructor

Job site: Baidoa, Bay region, Somalia

Report to: CAAC VTC Manager

Duty station: Baidoa, Bay, Somalia

Status: Fulltime

Starting date: Immediate, 01/06/2016

Duration: 8 months


INTERSOS is working in Somalia since 1993, it is an Humanitarian NGO providing relief the Somali community in different areas including the Regions of Banadir, Lower and Middle Shabelle, Bay, Mudug and Baakol. Millions of Somalis benefitted from INTERSOS and its partners organizations response in the sectors of health, water and sanitation, shelter, protection, livelihood. INTERSOS has been supporting Vocational Training Center (VTC) since 2009. More than 1000 youth had obtained opportunities of skills training which a good number have managed to create self employment with skills given from the VTC.


Basic Job Description:

She/he will be the teacher responsible to provide specific technical education to the students enrolled in the newly established course of study for basic electricity. The course aims to provide the graduates basic knowledge about practical basic electricity related needs of the local population.

Job Duties and Tasks for: “Basic electricity trainer”**

  • Train students on how to basic tools, and peripheral equipment, following revised contextualised curriculum specifications.
  • Train students on how to set-up, manage and maximize basic electrical issues
  • Train student on day to day workshop activities
  • Train students on how to relate to consumers or employers, performing or ensuring proper business etiquette
  • Train student on how to maintain relevant equipment and tools.
  • Train student how to read technical workshop manuals and identify faulty equipment and to be self-reliant in workshop and resolve problems.
  • Develop and/ or training materials and procedures, on basic electricity course
  • Refer major problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.
  • Supervise and coordinate students engaged in local context problem-solving, and monitoring students’ capacities and resilience.
  • Train student how to adjust / modify and customize relevant tools and items.
  • Train student how to conduct workflow analysis, designs, cost estimation and cost or product comparison analysis.

The tutor will be in charge of delivering educational activities in the VTC, within Baidoa District


· Basic electricity training certificate or equivalent qualification

· Must have minimum 1 year experience in working big organization or a competitive market for similar task

· Must have experience or skills in training other people

· Ability to work constructively as part of the team of staff at VTC;

· Ability to self evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

· Ability to develop training note series for basic electricity certificate course

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