Business Skills Trainer – Entrepreneurship – Jordan
Closing date: 25 Apr 2018
This is a fixed term, project specific contract position, which will require the trainer to develop the training materials as well as facilitate the training, together with expert guest facilitators where applicable.
The training is aimed at preparing businesses and youth for the future reconstruction of Syria by providing practical tools for doing business in a (post-) conflict setting. The training consists of three modules, conducted over 10 days (full-time) each to 2000 learners from different backgrounds and expertise levels. The training will therefore be offered at an entry-level to students and junior employees, as well as a more advanced level to small business owners and entrepreneurs. The three modules will cover the idea sourcing, business planning and business continuity, reflected on conflict sensitivity and Do No Harm.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
Co-develop training material for three modules.
Conduct / facilitate the training to all 2000 trainees;
Assist in identifying guest speakers / trainers with practical experience and backgrounds where necessary and applicable.
Requirements and Skills
3 years training and facilitation expertise in similar projects;
Proven experience in the development of training materials experience;
Knowledge of and experience with the idea sourcing, business planning and business continuity is a must;
Knowledge of and experience with Conflict Sensitivity and Do No Harm is an asset;
Fluent in English and Arabic;
Good communication and social skills and ability to work in multicultural settings;
Good team worker while able to work independently;
Ability to work under pressure;
High energy, pro-active and service minded;
Hands-on attitude and willing to help out flexibly if required;
Residents of Jordan are encouraged to apply.
A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
A gross monthly salary between 900 JOD and 1200 JOD including social security and applicable taxes, depending on professional experience and based on a fulltime appointment of 40 hours;
SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.
The small SPARK team in Jordan has been set up in 2016 and is quickly growing. SPARK’s programmes in Jordan focus on access to education and the labour market for youth, as well as the future reconstruction of Syria. The programmes aim to unlock the growth potential of Jordanian MSME’s, to contribute to the generation of much needed growth in the ailing Jordanian economy, by supporting existing MSMEs and start-ups. Moreover, SPARK works together with local higher education institutes and other national partners to improve and introduce entrepreneurship education and internship programmes. In addition, SPARK technically prepares and motivates young Syrians, Palestinians and Jordanians for an active role in the future reconstruction of Syria. For more information visit the SPARK website and http://www.spark-syria.eu/jordan.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested, please apply with your motivation letter and your CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org and until 25 April 2018. Please, with application send to us two references (phone number and email) which we can contact in the selection process..
For questions about the vacancy, please contact Kadar Fayyad [email protected] reference – Business Skills Trainer – Entrepreneurship – Jordan.
All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can, therefore, take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.
If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.