01 Hospitality catering project manager & benchmark experimentation / Sorawel technical assistant

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Under the supervision of the Director of Operations and in collaboration with the partner Sorawell. The project manager will guarantee the achievement of the quantitative and qualitative results of the 2 projects.

Its missions will be as follows:

1- For technical assistance to the Sorawel partner:
a. Implement the professional training engineering process and  support the implementation of a quality offer: *

In connection with the Sorawell quality team and the possible support of external experts:

    • Conduct a study of the area’s employment pool;
    • Carry out analyzes of the work situation of the various professions accessible to learners at the end of the training (including self-employment situations, salaried employment in a company and employment with individuals);
    • Write the revised reference documents;
    • Design and coordinate a training plan for the teaching teams of the training courses concerned;
    • Organize and lead the pedagogical training of trainers;
  • Ensure the implementation of monitoring and evaluation of the training provided.

b. Coordinate the formalization of a business plan for short training cycles and support its implementation
In conjunction with the Sorawell short cycle team and the Cameroon Enterprise Development association:

  • Organize the formalization of a business plan for short cycles
  • Support short cycle trainers in its implementation.

vs. Support the creation of a fundraising department

  • Support the creation of a roadmap for the new fundraising department
  • Contribute to the creation of fundraising tools
  • Accompany the skills development of the team, or mobilize the expertise necessary for this activity

2- For the support project for the experimentation of agri-food training standards in partnership with the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training:

  • Supervise the project team
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of project activities
  • Manage the relationship with the teams of the project coordination unit at the Ministry of Employment and Training
  • Coordinate reporting to the project coordination unit

3- Reporting

  • Organize and ensure project reporting internally and with financial partners
  • Create, track and update project budgets in TIGER
  • Ensure compliance with IECD procedures in the implementation of the project ensure accountability vis-à-vis financial partners.


Education  : Graduate studies in training engineering

Experience  :

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in teaching, pedagogical coordination and/or reform of training courses
  • Vocational training experience is desirable
  • Experience abroad will be an asset
  • Experience in the competency-based approach will be an asset
  • Knowledge of the hotel and catering trades and industry will be an asset

Professional skills :

  • Engineering Training
  • Educational engineering
  • Project management (planning, coordination, implementation)
  • Work with a multicultural team
  • Budget monitoring
  • Solid mastery of the Office package: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Personal qualities :

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening skills
  • Sense of organization
  • Strong moral qualities: honesty, humility, respect
  • Adherence to the values ​​of the IECD: a look at the person, the spirit of service, a professional commitment

Status  : local contract

Under the direct responsibility

  • IECD Director of Operations in Cameroon, based in Yaoundé

In close collaboration with :

  • Sorawel management
  • The monitoring and evaluation officer in Cameroon
  • Coordination of the Hospitality and Catering program at headquarters
  • Cross-functional teams (Hospitality and Catering and DAF) at headquarters and in Cameroon

Dates and Duration of the mission:  From April 2023, for a CDD contract
Location:  Yaoundé
Compensation:  according to profile


Please send your application ( CV + cover letter ) specifying in the subject of the
email Training Officer to the following address:  recrutement.cameroun@iecd.org

Deadline: March 2, 2023

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