Training Coordinator – Katombora – Job Ref: 84

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Training Coordinator – Katombora


  • Coordination and management of Training
  • Develop and manage the annual training calendar for the project, working in close conjunction with Katombora staff and trainers
  • Manage the recruitment of trainees, and conduct effective induction and orientation sessions
  • Manage ‘training of trainers’ ensuring that existing Katombora trainers are up-skilled in the delivery of skills training in particular in the delivery of Rough Carpentry and Bricklaying.
  • Conduct training sessions when required
  • Coordinate the delivery of BII’s Life Skills course in Katombora
  • Ensure baseline data on trainees is collected on time using the correct procedure
  • Manage the training budget and produce resource plans for each course on time
  • Be responsible for development of reference materials and administrative matters relating to implementation of the training programme
  • Work with the Commercial Relationship Manager, Work Placement Officer and Katombora staff to ensure smooth transition of trainees to work placements
  • Ensure value for money in project delivery as well as delivery to the desired standards
  • Work closely with existing Katombora staff, EU project staff, and BII colleagues and for the successful delivery of trainings
  • Quality Control
  • Monitor and regularly review the training programme, and trainers
  • Carry out regular observation walks and ensure all trainer and trainee performance management documents are being correctly used
  • Ensure the highest standards in delivery of courses
  • Ensure that trainees are learning in a clean, tidy, and safe environment, setting the highest standards and leading by example
  • Maintain a good understanding of training trends, developments and best practice
  • Other
  • Produce regular update reports of training against programme as well as trainee progression and achievement
  • Coordinate community based Livingstone trainings when required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications And Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in a management position
  • Technical experience in the building sector is highly desirable preferably in Bricklaying and/or Rough Carpentry
  • Technical Teaching Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Institution
  • Craft Certificate in either Bricklaying and/ or Carpentry or related field
  • Experience in training is highly desirable
  • Track record in designing and executing successful training programs

Key Skills

  • Familiarity with effective training methods
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports and training resource development
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to develop talent and skills of others using a collaborative approach
  • Excellent team building skills
  • Good computer and database skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in Livingstone within a reformatory school

Line Management: BII Training Manager, EU Project Manager

Other Key Relationships

  • Life Skills Trainer
  • Social Worker
  • Work Placement Officer
  • Katombora senior staff and training staff

To Apply

  • Check that you can meet the basic requirements listed in the job description
  • Your application should consist of the following:
  • A CV which includes a list of relevant professional qualifications, stating where you studied and when. Include any relevant short course training/workshops.
  • A cover letter telling us what interests you about the position. One-page max.
  • Provide contact details for three referees who know you in a professional capacity.

Clearly indicate “TRAINING COORDINATOR” as the email subject and please save your CV and cover letter in the following format: ‘FULL NAME CV’ and ‘FULL NAME COVER LETTER’ e.g. MULENGA MULENGA CV and MULENGA MULENGA COVER LETTER

E-mail your application to: or hand deliver to 21381 Mushakashela Road, Woodlands, Lusaka.

deadline: 30th March 2019

How to Apply

To apply for this job email your details to

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