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Training and Development Facilitator- Mbuguni

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

This position aims at strengthening local institutions (e.g. savings/producer groups, producer associations etc.) by using innovative low-cost and tailored training models (e.g. financial literacy, business skills, empowered worldview, nutrition, child protection etc.) to sustainably enhance the capacity of local institutions in Mwanzo Integrated Development Project.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of business development specialist, prepare, organize and deliver appropriate trainings to savings groups, producer groups and producer associations.

  • Work closely with field project facilitators to build emerging entrepreneurs’ capacity by integrating market-driven approaches in projects.

  • Support the development of sustainable livelihoods initiatives including the World Vision Savings group model.

  • Facilitate the linkage of farmers to private sector engagements in the program and guide the field.

  • Identify, follow up and mentor empowered worldview champions as agents of sustainable change.

  • Promote WVT’s empowerment approach as opposed to service delivery approach through facilitation of empowered worldview and other related trainings.

  • Facilitate the identification, documentation and sharing of impact stories from project beneficiaries.

  • Work closely with VFT to mobilize, train, assess and appraise individuals and groups that are eligible for accessing different loan product.

  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Livestock, Agriculture Economics or Agribusiness, Business Administration or related from an accredited University

  • Minimum 1 year working experience in the area of local economic development /livelihood development, SME development and private sector engagement.

  • Experienced in community mobilization and group formation

  • In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues

  • A self-starter and able to inspire and influence action

  • Report writing skills

  • Computer literacy is essential

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.