Regional Facilitators (m/f)


JOBA is recruiting Regional Facilitators (m/f), to be based in Nacala and Beira, Mozambique.
  • Skills for Employment (locally known as JOBA) is a programme funded by the UK government with the aim of increasing the income of marginalised youth, with an emphasis on young women, through improved access to quality, affordable and market-relevant skills training.  One of the key components of JOBA is the Employment Fund.  This Fund co-finances innovative high-quality training initiatives in relevant skills across a range of economic sectors. Beneficiaries of the Fund receive training combined with ‘employability’ or ‘wrap-around’ services to optimise their employment prospects
  • The Employment Fund is managed by the JOBA Grants Manager, supported by three regional facilitators. JOBA has a facilitator in the Northern, Central, and Southern regions of Mozambique. JOBA is now recruiting two Regional Facilitators
  • The JOBA Facilitators work with organisations that have been awarded Grants from the JOBA Employment Fund
  • The role of the Facilitator is to support JOBA’s partners to make progress with their grant projects, to manage risks and comply with JOBA’s grant management procedures, and to achieve the results set out in the grant agreement. This involves providing advice and guidance in several critical areas necessary for grant management: notably risk management; workplan and results monitoring; project management
  • The JOBA Facilitator is the main point of contact for JOBA grantees in a region, and coordinates inputs from technical advisers including the M&E Manager, TVET Advisers, Gender and Safeguarding Adviser, and Employer Engagement Adviser
  • When required, the regional facilitator also supports the JOBA team in developing innovative proposals for funding by the Employment Fund by engaging with employers and non-state TVET providers in the region
  • A minimum of 3 years demonstrable experience working in project management, grant management, or management consultancy
  • Previous experience of working in donor-funded projects or international NGOs would be an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience of facilitating processes and excellent communication and networking skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of, and professional experience working in, one or more of the following fields of would be an added advantage: Management of TVET training and additional wrap-around services support to assist trainees into employment or self-employment; Practical experience at middle manager level, working in rural and urban development projects with unemployed youth, women and other marginalised groups
  • Ability to communicate orally in Portuguese
  • Ability to communicate in English (both orally and in writing), including report writing;
  • Fully computer literate and familiar with all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • The JOBA Facilitators will be contracted for the period of one year (12 months) up to a maximum of 120 working days per contract year. Whilst there is flexibility on the number of days worked for JOBA each month, the facilitators will be required to visit every grantee each month. This would require a minimum of 5 days availability per month
  • The intended start date of the positions is 7 January 2019
  • Post 1: Northern region, covering the Nampula and Cabo Delgado provinces. The Facilitator would preferably be located in the Nampula/Nacala area
  • Post 2: Central region, covering the Sofala and Tete provinces. The Facilitator would preferably be located in the Beira area
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter. This must include your e-mail address and phone number
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