Vocational Training Officer

Vocational Training Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5816

Job Title: Vocational Training Officer

Application deadline: 17.10.2021

Duty Station: Raqqa

Job Requirements:

  • University degree in Business studies, Social Studies or related domain
  • Minimum three years’ professional experience in livelihoods and Cash Based interventions. Previous experience in youth and adolescents programming will be an asset.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven experience in capacity building, coordinating activities, developing plans and drafting reports.
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the school and community.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, and capacity to maintain relations with community leaders, community member members, children and youth.
  • Strong understanding of the situation of children (girls and boys) in rural and urban communities
  • Excellent understanding of the complexity of local governance structures in NE Syria and other local stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and willingness to change work practices and hours and spend time in the field, sometimes in difficult conditions and with limited resources.
  • Strong Arabic/Kurdish skills, written and spoken. Good English skills, written and spoken
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).
  • Commitment to and understanding of the organization aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches


Job Description:

  • With support from the Area Coordinator, and under the guidance of the Education Specialist, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
  • Develop weekly activity schedules for the Vocational Training centres, in coordination with the CP and Education departments, to ensure that they are integrated with AFS activities.
  • Regularly monitor the activities implemented in the Vocational Training centres, to ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the work plans.
  • Ensure that the activities implemented in the spaces are Adolescent -friendly, and that the spaces are conducive to a positive learning environment.
  • Work with Early Recovery and livelihoods stakeholders including vocational school/centre management, and community to improve vocational training service provision
  • Identify livelihoods/vocational needs and gaps as well as potential partners
  • With the guidance of the Education Specialist, plan and organize trainings on vocational trainings, Trainer trainings, positive discipline, classroom management, Vocational Training activities, and other topics for Trainers, facilitators, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure that project activities are consistent with the organization ’s programming principles and approaches, draw on relevant best practices and lessons learned, enable children/adolescents to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations
  • With the support of the Programme team, support integration and mainstreaming efforts.
  • Support with conducting market assessment.
  • Conduct regular VTC observation and beneficiaries’ satisfaction surveys, in coordination with the MEAL team.
  • Ensure that registration and attendance data is regularly compiled, and reported appropriately.
  • Draft weekly, monthly, progress and other reports, as required.
  • Liaise on a daily basis with partners, community and supervisors and colleagues to guarantee the smooth operation of the programs.
  • Prepare financial and administrative documentation related to project activities, such as purchase and procurement requests, etc
  • Facilitate, collect and report information regarding the overall situation of the conflict affected adolescent/children and their families in the community, with specific attention paid to the program targeted beneficiaries and program objectives.
  • Informing the direct supervisor about any challenges, difficulties and concerns in the implementation of activities or issues in the social context.
  • Any other duties, within reasons (based on skills and experience).

Human resource management

  • Responsible for line management of Vocational Training Assistants.
  • Follow up staff attendance, leave, and coverage during leave for the staff under her/his supervision.
  • Ensure regular feedback to the staff under her/his responsibility and appraisal process when needed.
  • Support disciplinary measures application if needed.

Coordination and representation

  • Coordinate with other the organization sectors and departments as necessary.
  • Participate in kick-off, close out, strategy meetings as relevant.


  • Ensure a strict adherence to the principles of child protection and child safeguarding at all times, including respect for confidentiality and always acting in the best interests of the child.
  • Comply with the organization policies and practices with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • In agreement with line manager, perform other required duties within reason (in line with skills and experience).
  • Ensure strict compliance of self and colleagues with the organization in NES’s zero-visibility policy and content collection policies regarding taking photographs of children.

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How to Apply:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

INGO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

The application period closes on 17 Oct 2021

NOTE:  Please mention your English and Computer skills clearly in your application

Applicants may submit their CVs with their cover letter, address; telephone number and contact information tojobs.nesyr.amuda@gmail.com – Subject of the email must clearly state ” Vocational Training Officer 

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