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Volunteer role: Electrical Installation and Maintenance Adviser


Type of role:Engineering and technical
Location:Lindi with occasional travelling to Mtwara, Tanzania
Partner organisation:V E T A (Tanzania)
Application Closing Date:30 Sep 2017
Interview date:To be confirmed later
Start date:Earliest possible

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

You will work collaboratively a Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) teacher within the electrical workshop and provide advice, coaching and where possible support other workshops in electrical related operations. He/she will provide inputs to VETA management and VSO on the best way to improve the workshop up to the standards desired/required by gas industry.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Professional qualifications and experience:
Essential
 University degree in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Vocational training or QTS certification with particular experience in Electrification, plant maintenance and installation
 Have at least three years in maintenance department of a factory or an establishment such as a hospital, public utility company or office building.
 Have at least two years experience in the practical vocational training
 Experience in management information systems

Desirable:
 Good organizational and interpersonal skills
 Experience of working in a developing country.
 Experience in working with poor communities and community institution

Preference is given to those applicants with background on vocational/ complex industry experience

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