WESSA: Training Officers

WESSA
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 17 August, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

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.

WESSA seeks to appoint a Training Officers, to be based in 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 applications@wessa.co.za Please state ‘Training Officer’ in the subject line
 
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

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. 

For more about Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa, refer to wessa.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Cape Town

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