Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre: Trainer

Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
Opportunity type: 

The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC) to end violence against women is a multi-disciplinary NGO that promotes the right of women to live lives free from violence through research, advocacy, capacity building and impact litigation. TLAC has been identified as a national partner to focus on medico-legal barriers to realisation of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) rights.

TLAC seeks to appoint a committed, suitably qualified and experienced individual as Trainer, based in Johannesburg.

  • Responsible for planning, co-ordination and implementing strategic training and education activities identified by TLAC;
  • Implement training based on project and donor requirements;
  • Develop and implement action plans for training in coordination with partners;
  • Develop and utilise relevant tools to support training with a sustainable impact; including pre- and post-assessment tools, toolkits, checklists and other resources;
  • Develop appropriate and relevant training materials capable of being adapted to different audience needs;
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to ensure that the training content is responsive; and that the necessary co-operation is received;
  • Identify and address any risks which may adversely affect training proactively; and with the support of management where required;
  • Effectively translate legislation into training material that is understood by any stakeholders;
  • Support the development and updating of the organisation’s website to advertise training; and upload relevant resources for training participants;
  • Develop and manage budgets in accordance with organisational and donor requirements;
  • Manage training programmes and undertaking or overseeing evaluation of their impact; and compiling training reports;
  • Identifying and developing potential training opportunities aimed at audiences raging from rural communities to legal professionals;
  • Draft reports for the training and for donors on the impact of the training.


  • Relevant three year degree or qualification with at least three (3) years training experience;
  • Understanding of good training practices and principles; including SETA requirements for accreditation.
  • Experience in developing training and public education materials; preferably on human rights, gender and legislation;
  • Strong commitment to gender equality and experience in, or knowledge of, the gender-based violence sector;
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and facilitation skills;
  • Experience of working with stakeholders across different sectors of society;
  • Understanding of customs and norms operating in different stakeholder environments;
  • Willingness to travel and work in rural and outlying areas;
  • Team player and ability to operate in a collaborative manner;
  • Valid driver’s licence is essential;
  • Ability to speak/understand at least one other South African language is preferred;
  • Commitment to Human Rights and Gender Equality.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees, motivation letter and salary expectations to Towera Sichinga at towera@tlac.org.za.
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For more about TLAC, refer to www.tlac.org.za.

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