Tdh Senior Training Officer Job in Dadaab, Garissa County

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. 
To support the development of its Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging Kenyan nationals to apply for the role of:

Senior Training Officer

Reporting to: Child Protection Project Manager

Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provision of training to community animators to conduct activities in the community centre.
  • Supervision the community centre supervisor and psychosocial trainer and ensuring active programming in the community centre.
  • Planning and coordinating activities for children; youth; adults; and specific community groups in the community centre.
  • Providing of training to community groups and leaders on child rights and child protection related topics.
  • Participate in needs assessments and project evaluations aiming at contributing to the development of the Child Protection Programme’s strategy for the refugee community project in Dadaab refugee complex.
  • Support the development of training programs and manuals in collaboration with the CP Team and in line with the project goals.
  • Support documentation activities in the project by development of case studies and best practices from the field.
  • Development of periodic field reports.
  • Minimum bachelor degree in education, social work, communication, psychology or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar job. in an organisation involved in child focussed programming.
  • Strong training experience required.
  • Experience using creative and recreational methodologies while working with children and adults.
  • Project reporting experience.
  • Experience in supervising staff.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
  • Good computer skills: MS Office.
Application modalities:
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 
Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Project Manager:

Office of the DO Fafi
Office of Tdh in the IOM compound in DMO Dadaab
They can also be emailed to

Closing date for this positions is 28th February 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. 
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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