Comundo places and accompanies co-workers on assignments in Africa and Latin America and is the leading Swiss organisation for personnel development cooperation. The cooperation with local partner organisations contributes to the sustainable improvement of the living conditions of children, young people and older people. We offer you the chance to share your knowledge and set a unique milestone in your biography!
For our programme in Zambia, we are looking for a
Trainer for business and management skills (f/m)
Zambia belongs to the group of the poorest countries in the world (HDI 141/187). Therefore, most of the population lives in tough situations without sufficient access to health care, education, social welfare and protection of their rights. HIV/AIDS has further worsened the situation by bringing the traditional social system to the brink of collapse. 66.2% of the population is below the age of 25 years. Our partner organization DAPP runs various projects across all 10 provinces of Zambia reaching over 1.5 million people with common goals to tackle humanitarian, social and environmental challenges through empowering local communities. DAPP works with long-term sustainable programs that address the needs of families and communities by empowering people to take action to improve their circumstances in a collective and collaborative way.
Your activities / tasks
As a co-worker of Comundo you will contribute to improving access to and the quality of educational opportunities for all within the country programme of Comundo in Zambia. You support DAPP in two of their projects, building capacity in teachers and staff members in entrepreneurship in the Children Town and the Small-scale Farmer’s club. You develop programs and train staff in teaching and mentoring skills, and knowledge related to entrepreneurship /start-ups, such as basic business and finance administration, market research, marketing and selling.
- Qualification in a relevant field (business and management)
- Experience as a vocational trainer and working with youth
- Experience in running or advising on production / income generation start-ups
- Experience in train the trainers and development of manuals/curriculum
- Strong communication skills in addressing people with a wide range of educational backgrounds
- Be a problem-solver
- Interest to live in a village in a remote area
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