Position: Training and Events Coordinator, USAID West Bank Pre-Service Teacher Education Activity
Location: Ramallah, West Bank
Period of Performance: One year with expected renewal to five years.
IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $80 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Summary of Position:
IREX seeks a qualified Training and Events Coordinator with experience working with international cooperation to support a five-year USAID-funded Pre-Service Teacher Education Activity in the West Bank. The project aims to improve the relevancy and quality of education diploma programs for pre-service teachers.
Under the supervision of the Operations Officer, the Training and Events Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and administering the project’s workshops, trainings and events in close coordination with the technical team.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Complete administrative duties and responsibilities that are integral to the project’s events and activities, in close coordination with the technical staff and the management.
Perform duties associated with administering, scheduling, organizing, and operating workshops, trainings and events, including but not limited to drafting training materials, contacting participants, preparing agendas, designing materials, recommending vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, coordinating logistics, and serving as liaison among the different stakeholders.
Design a calendar of events to keep track of the project’s events in coordination with the technical team.
Monitor and track the project’s trainings and events regarding timelines and ensures deadlines are met.
Identify short-term assistance required including trainers and activities.
Report to management with clear feedback regarding program events in terms of logistics, budget and timeline.
Assist with vetting of events participants as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
BA degree in relevant field
Previous work in USAID or other donor-funded projects highly preferred.
At least three years of training and events management experience.
Strong interpersonal skills; good supervisory skills.
Excellent multi-tasking, organizational, prioritization skills;
High level of attention to detail, initiative, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently, unsupervised and cooperatively with team members.
Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
Good Computer skills including MS office suite.
Willingness to work in flexible manner in terms of number of working hours, days of work.
Excellent communication, skills, interpersonal skills, and strong ability to work in a team.
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Please submit a CV and cover letter to
with the subject line of: Training and Events Coordinator, [Applicant Name] by 05:00 PM on Thursday 04/01/2018.
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