Consultants: Training Coordinator – Accelerating Women’s Empowerment in Energy (AWEE) Initiative – South Africa

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    4 weeks ago
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    Diversity and Gender, Educations, Environment and Natural Resources, Innovation and Knowledge Management, Social and Inclusive Development
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Position Description Consultant Position: Training Coordinator Location: Johanesbergy, South Africa Unit: Winrock Environment and Energy Reports to: Winrock Clean Energy Director and Project Manager Duration: Up to 30 days, February 28, 2023 – through September 30 2025 Background: The Accelerating Women’s Empowerment in Energy (AWEE) initiative is a U.S. Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) project to address gender discrepancies in the energy sector labor force in 1) high-emitting countries that are committed to a clean energy transition and 2) countries with significant gender gaps in the sector or where general gender inequality is widespread. Assignment Summary: Consultant will be based in South Africa and responsible for will provide: Logistical support in coordinating all trainings and stakeholder events. Assist with identifying and reserving venues Communicate with potential participants on scheduling and events Develop and monitor attendee lists for events Arrange logistics for events and trainings, including but not limited to, catering, printing of materials, audio visuals, distribution and collection of surveys and IT needs. The Training Coordinator will work based on the needs of the project and deliverables schedule. Consultant will report to the Technical Country Lead, Grant Manager and Project Manager. Level of Effort/Days: 30 days throughout a 2 year period. MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) Minimum of 5 years of prior work experience coordinating trainings, workshops, on monitoring evaluation and learning of international development projects, preferencly in energy sector or related field Experience working with international donor organizations such as USAID, World Bank, IFC, UN, etc. Experience working with stakeholders, renewable energy companies, civil society organizations and Universities. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft) Ability to work with a variety of persons and organizations having diverse issues, concerns, agendas. Good interpersonal skills and time management Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation. Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization