Technical Trainings Assistant

الوصف الوظيفي
Position Title : Technical Trainings Assistant
Position Type : Regular, Full Time
Location Mercy Corps -Gaza Sky Geeks/ Gaza Office
Duration        One Year 

About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action—helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. In Palestine, Mercy Corps has been working hand-in-hand with local communities and partners since 1980s and has staff in three offices based in East Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza. Mercy Corps work aims to increase the capacity of Palestinian’s civil society to promote inclusive social and economic development, long-term recovery, and respond to humanitarian need.
The Program / Department / Team (Program / Department Summary)
Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) is Gaza’s leading co-working space, tech education hub, and startup accelerator, run by Mercy Corps, a nonprofit international relief and development organization with programs in the occupied Palestinian territories since the 1980s. Mercy Corps founded GSG in partnership with in 2011.  We bring together online freelancers, outsourcers, and startup founders together under one roof to share ideas, best practices, code, and build brighter futures through the power of the internet. Gaza Sky Geeks’ overarching goal is to build an internationally competitive technology ecosystem in Gaza through online freelancing, outsourcing, and startups. 
The Position (General Position Summary)
The Technical Training Assistant (Gaza) will support the technical trainings different activities (Planning, Implementation, Recruitment, Performance and Quality and others).
The Technical Trainings Assistant will ensure the Trainings are implemented flawlessly, and the trainees are having a successful learning journey. The Assistant will also support with data collection and quality assurance parts of technical trainings.
Essential Responsibilities 
  • Support the technical training different components, which includes but not limited to implementation, execution, supervision, monitoring, communication, coordination, evaluation, documentation, and logistics of the various activities that comprise the technical training component and assuring a high quality of delivery.
  • Mapping out different resources such as Instructors, training halls and helping in growing GSG’s network of training assets. 
  • Foster the building and strengthening of the technical training community through activities and events that targets program target audience (implementing sessions, clubs, hackathons, and networking events etc.) as well as through GSG’s virtual platforms.
  • Continuous communication with the Technical Training instructors, overseeing progress, and supporting the data collection – this will include weekly check-in meetings to follow-up trainees’ progress and take corrective actions for those who are facing challenges.
  • Continuous communication with participants, solving issues with a customer-service mindset.
  • Provide input on mechanisms to develop the skills of participants. 
  • Coordinate with other GSG team members (e.g. communications, social media) to ensure that all external communications align with the technical training plan and done so in a way which maximizes reach and participation.
  • Other day-to-day assignments and tasks that might be required.
Supervisory Responsibility
Reports Directly To: Technical Trainings Officer.
Works Directly With: GSG Tech Training Team, other GSG and MC Team members in Palestine
Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills 
  1. University degree in ICT, Science, engineering, business, English, or any other related field, with a demonstrated record of interest and contemporary knowledge in Its industry field and community work.
  2. At least 2 years of proven work experience in a professional team-oriented environment 
  3. Strong understanding of the social, political, and economic context of the Gaza Strip.
  4. Excellent writing and speaking skills in both English and Arabic.
  5. Proficiency in MS Office, Slack, Google products (Drive, Sheets, Docs). GSG does not use email internally. We use Slack. 
  6. Willingness to work outside of normal business hours as required.
  7. Technical Background, capability to deal with technical program participants. 
Success Factors 
  1. Ability to work in a flat, fast paced environment with others who are passionate about supporting Gaza’s technology ecosystem
  2. Comfort with uncertainty and change—GSG is a small program but growing rapidly. Just like our program, we seek staff who are adaptable and pitch in on what needs to be done. 
  3. Strong listening abilities to understand the needs of Palestinian tech community members.
  4. Superb attention to detail
  5. Positive attitude and passion for your work
  6. Proactive, get-stuff-done mentality that always prioritizes outcomes, not just inputs 
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  8. Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  9. Excellent time and organizational management skills.
  10. Up to date knowledge of technical and industry developments.
  11. Excellent ability to work under pressure and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  12. Experience related to Training Field, either as an organizer or a trainer.
  13. Good understanding of GSG’s environment. 
Ongoing Learning
In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives. 
We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. 
We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.
Safeguarding & Ethics
Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct eLearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Technical Trainings Assistant
آخر موعد للتقديم 10 - Mar - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 2 Years
آلية التقديم
Qualified persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application online HERE 
no later than Thursday, 10 March 2022
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please apply separate application for each position you are interested in.
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