PROVINCIAL INTERNSHIP AND APPRENTICESHIP COORDINATOR

 
Bachelor's Degree   Bamian, Afghanistan Full Time 1053
Date Posted:May 7, 2017
Reference:DAI/WIE
Closing Date:May 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Training
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DAI:

Founded: 1970  http://www.dai.com

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies. Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Job Summary:

PURPOSE:
The Provincial Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (PIAC) will work independently in one or more provincial population center to be determined by WIE. The PIAC will report to a Regional Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (RIAC) based in WIE Kandahar regional office

The PIAC will be responsible for implementation of WIE internship and apprenticeship programs and collect and process documentation for internships and apprenticeships, establish relationships with employers and relevant stakeholders, and identify opportunities for work experience placements. The PIAC will also coordinate with the Training Coordinator based in his or her Regional Office to schedule and organize job readiness and other trainings for WIE interns and apprentices.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:


3 to 5 years’ experience implementing professional development, training, or community outreach programs.

Familiarity with provincial and local businesses and employers, ability to conduct professional outreach to and engage with Afghan businesses is essential.

Familiarity with internship, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training programs.

Must be very organized and capable of carrying out administrative tasks including data entry.

Strong communication skills, ability to engage with female participants effectively.

Previous experience with international organizations or donor-funded programs, preferred.

Previous experience developing gender-sensitive training preferred.

Fluency (written and spoken) in Dari or Pashto, depending on location, plus conversational ability/familiarity with the other national language.

Must be proficient in the use of smartphone or Android tablet, and good with data entry.

Must be able to travel throughout the province(s) in your region of work.
REPORTING:

The position reports to the Regional Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. In close coordination and with input from the Regional Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (RIAC), carry out provincial level internship and apprenticeship program activities. Follow internship and apprenticeship program activity procedures, including collecting applications/information from female applicants, entering data into WIE databases, collecting and processing intern and apprentice timesheets, and collecting feedback and information from employers.
2. Conduct outreach to, identification and selection of businesses to host interns and apprentices in the province. Collect information on internship, apprenticeship and job openings from employers in the province and upload into WIE’s job matching database.
3. Conduct outreach to, recruitment and placement of interns and apprentices. Ensure interns and apprentices are properly screened, receive pre-employment training or orientation, and are appropriately matched to positions. Contribute to career days, networking & other job information events in coordination with the RIAC.
4. Coordinate closely with Regional Workforce Development Case Officers to assist women who are completing internships and apprenticeships to secure places of employment. Coordinate closely with Regional Service Centers and the M&E specialist in the region to monitor internship programs. PIACs are expected to report in to Regional Offices at least once per month.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Bamian

Qualifications:

University Degree

Job Keywords:

PROVINCIAL INTERNSHIP AND APPRENTICESHIP COORDINATOR
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