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Position titleComputer Literacy & Graphic Design Instructor
Place of performanceBaidoa, Somalia
Apply by10/10/2020
Start date25/10/2020
Durationup to 2 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationCertificate in Certificate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Graphic Design or related discipline. Higher degree or recognized professional qualification (preferred).
Sector experienceMinimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Information Technology experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in Somali (essential) , Maay (essential) and English (desirable).
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CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
  • IOM is an implementing partner for FGoS national program for the treatment & handling of disengaged combatants. The national program maintains the objective of establishing a comprehensive process that allows for low risk disengaged combatants & women associated with Al Shabab to socially & economically reintegrate into society through transition centres in Kismayo & Baidoa. This support includes the provision of basic education, civic education, religious counselling & life skills, business, financial literacy & vocational training.
  • The IOM DDR unit requires the Computer Skills & Graphic Design Trainer to provide full time instruction to female beneficiaries in Baidoa. This position is jointly managed by the South West State of Somalia (SWSS) govt. & IOM, with dual reporting requirements.
Role objectives
This is a full time position as per Somali labour laws based in Baidoa. The specific duties & responsibilities of the role include:
Basic computer literacy & graphic design teaching:
  • Design & deliver a basic computer literacy & graphic design curriculum based on student needs & learning level. To include:
Computer literacy:
  1. Introduction to computers (MS) & internet use (Google).
  2. Introduction to typing.
  3. Introduction to MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).
Graphic design:
  1. Digital illustration (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
  2. Web design.
  3. Image manipulation.
  4. Digital illustration.
  • Create, update & maintain training materials, manuals, handouts & practice exercises for efficient & effective delivery of the skills.
  • Develop hands on activities to help students learn technology & access it in a variety of ways & promote computer literacy through both 1 on 1 & group engagement, adapting resources to ensure all students are able to make progress.
  • Provide a stimulating learning environment & provide additional assistance to students with particular learning needs & abilities, instruct in a manner that develops students' confidence & their abilities, integrate a variety of teaching strategies & curriculum content.
  • Provide access to information resources through efficient & well guided systems for organising, retrieving & circulating resources & provide assistance to students in the effective use of these systems.
General responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the day to day administration of the information centre / library is efficient & that systems, resources & equipment are well maintained.
  • Maintain standardised student assessments & record keeping system for student progress & attendance, assess, monitor, record & report on the learning needs, progress & achievements of students.
  • Work with Social Workers to ensure that student case files are maintained properly & student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals.
  • Establish rapport / trust with students.
  • Give explanations, reasonable & appropriate assignments & directions clearly.
  • Organise the classroom to contribute to the learning process.
  • Perform other duties related to the DDR program as assigned by supervisor.
Project reporting
  • This incumbent will receive day to day & week to week oversight from the Administrative Manager (Administrative Assistant) with support from technical staff (Livelihood Team Leader, Livelihood Project Officer, Education Coordinator) & other staff.
  • Overall performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by IOM & their govt. partner.
  • IOM will undertake contracting obligations & remuneration in close collaboration with SWSS Ministry of Internal Security.
Key competenciesEducation:
• Certificate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Graphic Design or related discipline.
• Higher degree or recognized professional qualification (preferred)


Experience:
- Experience of working in the SWSS regions is highly preferred.
- Exceptional computer skills.
- Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs. 

Skills:
- Strong proficiency with MS Office suite & Adobe suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
- Practical & theoretical understanding of effective teaching & learning strategies.
- Understanding of computer monitors, CPU's, operating systems, hard drives & file storage.
- Must have knowledge of a wide range of computer technologies.

Others:
- Previous experience working with youth at risk & or the return & reintegration at risk groups a considerable advantage.
- Video & sound editing.

Languages:
- Fluent in Somali & Maay (oral & written).
- Working knowledge of English is desirable.

Competencies:
- Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
- Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organisational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
- Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgement in meeting day to day challenges.
- Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimise results.
- Produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
- Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
- Takes ownership for achieving the organisation’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
- Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
Team management
This role has not team management responsibility.
Further information
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
  • Candidates must upload CV, a copy of either their valid Somali passport or valid Somali national id to be considered for this role.