Training Officer

at ActionAid
Published November 24, 2022
Location Yangon, Myanmar
Category Education  
Job Type Full Time  


ActionAid Myanmar is looking for qualified candidate to fill the following position:

(Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply for this position.)

Position Title : Training Officer (GAC)

Requirement : 1 post

Location : Yangon

Duration : 12 months

Compensation : Basic pay starting from 618 USD per month (Salary will be paid in MMK with monthly central bank exchange rate) + other Benefits

Role Overview : The project seeks to train and support grassroots leaders with a focus on youth, women and community led CSOs on non-violence community mobilization towards a) facilitating and accessing basic services; b) enhancing community cohesion and resilience to better respond to shocks and stresses; c) increasing capability to connect and communicate local issues at different levels. The role of Training officer is key to work with these communities to assess their capacities, identifying their training needs, and work with resource person/team on designing and delivering quality training programs.

Training Officer shall closely work with the Project Manager and Project Coordinator to meet the training needs of the project targeted stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Developing and Delivering Training Programs

Be responsible for developing annual training calendar for the identified project training needs.
Assess the training needs of project targeted stakeholders (youth and women grassroot leaders and community-based organizations) and design training programmes to meet these needs
Coordinate with the relevant consultants, resource person/team for a various training curriculum development and for timely delivery of the trainings. This includes ensuring involvement of relevant stakeholders, such as relevant colleagues within AAM including senior management and extended management team members; National Youth Resource Centre (NYRC); partner organizations and other national and local organizations to support the contextualization, development and design of trainings, and recruitment of training participants, and organizing training programmes in consultation and coordination with partners, and targeted training attendees.
Process internally within AAM to make sure all the training contents and process adhere to ActionAid’s Human-Rights Based Approach (HRBA) and feminist principles. Training programmes should be designed to maximise participatory learning and in local languages.
Facilitate and assist the project manager and coordinator for the development of new training modules, knowledge products and contextualizing existing training modules as per the needs identified
Thematic Program Engagement

Engage and be update with AAM’s program and projects, hence effectively contribute to planning and implementation of different projects/programs
Coordinate with different thematic programs and youth organizations, Fellows to deliver the best training exposure.
Delivering progressive and inspiring youth and fellow training activities around key thematic areas in line with AAM Country strategy.
Training Budget and Utilization

Prepare in advance training program budgets as per the Plan and Budget of GAC project and facilitate with finance to close training expenditures of time.
Prepare the training budget, utilize and report timely of the training programs and their activities.
Contribute to the development of annual plan and budget of the trainings under the project
Prepare monthly plans and forecast of expenditures for organizing trainings
Coordinate with AAM admin, logistic and procurement teams on ensuring needed training materials are provided in line with AAM financial and procurement policies.


Holds Bachelor degree, Master degree is preferable but not compulsory


Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working in development field and knowledge of development and social change.

Minimum 2 years of experience specifically in designing, organizing, facilitating trainings, workshops, and capacity development programs

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