Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) New Vacancy

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7 Aug, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) is a South African environmental organisation which aims to initiate and support high impact environmental and conservation projects to promote participation in caring for the Earth. For over 90 years we have proactively engaged with the challenges and opportunities presented by our country’s unique natural heritage and the social and economic systems that depend on it.

Job Title: Training Officers
Job Location: Durban
Salary: To be discussed
Report to: The Business Unit Leader

This is a one year fixed term contract

The purpose of the position is to coordinate, implement and support skills development training for the Work Skills Unit nationally.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and assess Work Skills learning programmes
  • Develop accredited learning materials
  • Coordinate logistics for training and workshops
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Unit business plan and strategy

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years’ tertiary qualification preferably in conservation, tourism or environmental science
  • Assess or qualification preferably with CATHSSETA (e.g. US17174 and US59389)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with a focus on capacity building and skills training
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships
  • Proven experience in materials development
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with external stakeholders
  • Research and Microsoft Office Skills
  • Ability to speak English and at least one other African language (written and spoken)
  • Be prepared to travel extensively due to the training and mentoring aspect of the role
  • Valid driver’s license (a driving competency assessment will be required)

To apply, Submit CV to Chanelle Ramphaul, Human Resources Officer, via email to [email protected] Please state ‘Training Officer’ in the subject line

WESSA is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity.

In accordance with the employment equity plan of WESSA and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

WESSA reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.

Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.

Application Deadline: 17th August, 2018

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