SARCS: Training Manager

South African Red Cross Society (SARCS)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 September, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment
Job Title Training Manager
Organizational/ Duty Station SARCS National Office, South Africa
Email Application to recruitment@redcross.org.za
Closing Date 24 September 2021

 Organizational context (where the job is located in the Organization)

The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS) is a National Society that was established by an Act of Parliament as a humanitarian organization auxiliary to the Government in the humanitarian field.
The auxiliary mandate of SARCS as stipulated in the Red Cross Act, demands that it plays a pivotal role in complimenting Governments efforts in Disaster management, Social Services   and Health Services.  The SARCS service provision aims at preventing and alleviating human suffering, protecting life and health, and restoring the dignity of the most vulnerable communities. 
The Training Manager will be based at the National Office

Job purpose

To plan, co-ordinate, promote, extend and effectively all SARCS skills training Responsible for the programmes of the SA Red Cross and ensuring that the Department delivers efficient service to staff, volunteers, beneficiaries and communities within SARCS.
To ensure the professional level of technical competence amongst all learners who participate in SARCS training courses and Activities throughout, in line with defined national standards.
 

Job duties and responsibilities

The Training Manager is responsible for:
Administrative, Communication and Program Support:
Provide technical input and support to the training programmes with regard to:
Monitoring and evaluation of Training projects
  • Set-up standard monitoring and evaluation tools for the Training projects of the society.
  • Monitor performances of the Training projects to ensure achievements of set goals.
  • Identifies training needs for subordinates through appraisal, surveys and documentary analysis
  • Assist the Branches and Regions to develop a three-year operational plan and policy in accordance with the three-year strategic plan of the Society.

Accreditation:

  • To solidify and strengthen relations with SETA, QTCO and other accreditation institutions.
  • Ensure that the organization is on par with accreditation requirements.

Project planning and management

  • Assist the Regional Training Managers on all First Aid Trainings and other training
  • To represent the SARCS in different organizations related to training at National level
  • To co-ordinate the activities of the Regional Training Managers
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationship with key stakeholders including provincial government and district municipalities, so that effective training, co-ordination and implementation of First Aid management is in place.
  • Provide highly quality, comprehensive first aid, fire Fighting, communications and safety preparedness training to communities and corporate, so that people and communities can help themselves in any emergency.
  • Ensure that all SARCS trained first aid trainers are assessed and retrained annually, to monitor and maintain required standards.
  • Promote the sales of first aid equipment to all SARCS trainees and the general public, as a service and to market the Red Cross
  • Ensure printing of certificates
  • Proactively provide basic information about Red Cross values and training activities in order to gain volunteer trainees, membership and public support.
  • Training in all target communities as defined in situational analysis and provincial five-year development plan
  • Conduct instructor training for volunteers
  • generate income by marketing the training conducted by the society in terms of the five years’ development Plan targets
  • Assist in the planning implementation of fundraising and resource mobilization Campaign
  • Proactively assist and co-ordinate branches and local committee to recruit and train volunteers for public events. 
  • Share experience and collaborate with colleagues and partners, to seek continual improvement in training materials and methods.

 Position Requirements

Education   Required Preferred
Diploma or University degree    X  
Experience   Required  Preferred
Minimum of 2 year experience in health projects X  
Experience in Nursing knowledge X  
Experience in health and safety legislation X  
Experience of working with National Societies   X
knowledge of health and Welfare SETA requirements
 
X  
Knowledge and Skills Required  Preferred
Good training and facilitating skills X  
Very good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills X  
Motivated, self-started personality, sense of responsibility and organization skills X  
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines. X  
Report and proposal compilation skills X  
Good computer skills X  
Languages Required  Preferred
Fluent in written and spoken English. X  

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