Skills Development Facilitator (Food Processing) (Re-advert)

Position Title
Skills Development Facilitator (Food Processing) (Re-advert)

Contract period
1.10.2019 – 31.06.2020 with the possibility of extension due to funding

Line Manager
Team Leader

Staff Manager
N/A

Location
Rohingya camps
DCA (DanChurchAid) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organization. DCA has been working in Bangladesh since the 1970s, both through partners and self-implementing. DCA has an office in Cox’s Bazar. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded community people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate and lead skills development sessions for women and girls in DCA’s spaces and possibly through an outreach approach.
  • Design and prepare lesson plans/sessions covering the technical training, business skills, and application of skills acquired
  • Conduct regular assessments on student 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.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities. 

Professional skills and qualifications needed in the position

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field (Food and nutrition, home economics, etc.) / 2 years relevant working experience
  • Understanding of setting up small businesses and the key skills involved.
  • Previous facilitation/training experience
  • 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 the 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 female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a Cover Letter will be considered. 
***HARD COPY CV or ANY PERSONAL EMAIL will NOT be accepted. 

  • The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
  • DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
  • Willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
  • For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org

 

Contact Person:  Eva Costa, evco@dca.dk
Address: Block-A, Plot-29, Kolatoli Residential Area, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. the road beside Mohammadiya Guest house)
Closing date for applications:  21st September 2019
Joining date: as soon as possible  

Application Link:

https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/skills-development-facilitator-food-processing-re-advert