IT Training Coordinator

Organization: Passerelles numériques
Supervised by: Training Manager
Status: Full time
Contract: National
Project: Passerelles numériques Vietnam
Targeted date: As soon as possible
Duration: Long term contract
Location: Da Nang, Vietnam

1. Background

Passerelles numériques (PN), a non-profit organisation, is dedicated to enabling highly disadvantaged youths, through their abilities and their commitment, to access education and technical and vocational training, in the sector of Information Technology. We work to build strong employability which will allow them and their families to sustainably escape poverty, and contribute to the social and economic development of their countries.

Established in Cambodia, the Philippines and Vietnam, Passerelles numériques currently trains 513 students. PN employs 100 people based in these three countries including a small team in France.

Passerelles numériques relies on the financial and skills sponsorship of several corporate partners such as Accenture, Econocom-Osiatis, CA Technologies, Microsoft and Société Générale and also receives support from individual donors.

In Vietnam, Passerelles numériques started its mission in 2010, with a training centre based in Da Nang, in Central Vietnam. In 2012, the first class graduated with 27 students, and most of them had a job just after graduation. Today, PN Vietnam (PNV) trains 100 students and graduated 163 young disadvantaged since 2010.  

Website: http://www.passerellesnumeriques.org/en
             http://www.passerellesnumeriques.org/vietnam

2. Job description

Passerelles Numériques Vietnam (PNV) is looking for an IT Training Coordinator for its training program in Da Nang.

This is an intensive, 3-year training program developed and delivered jointly by the University of Da Nang and Passerelles Numériques. Our objective is that 90% of enrolled students will succeed and find a qualified employment after their training. In order to reach this ambition, Passerelles Numériques focuses on delivering a training that is:

  • Practical, with objectives set and evaluated by a “can-do list/competency framework”;
  • Targeted to match the market needs with a close follow-up and improvement loop;
  • Certified through a strict evaluation process.

The IT Training Coordinator will have the mission to ensure the IT curriculum’s relevance, as well as the quality of its contents, the teaching approach and the quality of assessment.

3. Role & Responsibilities

ROLE: This position will work under and report directly to the Training Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • IT TRAINING COORDINATION:
    • Coordinate the implementation of the annual IT training objectives.
    • Coordinate the teaching activities (preparation, animation, review) of IT teachers adapted to students.
    • Ensure practical training with PN teaching methodology and education spirit.
    • Support teachers to design and asset practical oriented material and classes.
    • Contribute to analyse market’s needs in IT field with the Training Manager.
    • Contribute to the design of the IT curriculum with the Training Manager.
    • Anticipate, plan and coordinate the regular update of IT curricula, course outlines, training contents and materials to adapt market’s needs.
    • Identify students in difficulties; act as a bridge between students and other departments/actors. Propose specific support for students in needs and ensure implementation.
    • Identify students’ needs and propose solution with the Training Manager to solve it
    • Identify student’s tutorship needs and coordinate volunteers to mentor PNV students.
    • Facilitate and follow up workshop, event organized by partners
  • TEACHING:
    • Deliver between 8 to 12 hours classes weekly.
    • Work in alignment with IT syllabus, PN teaching and educating spirit.
    • Prepare, compile and adjust training material in accord with students learning and practicing approach. 
    • Mark periodic tests and complete soft files of results for record.
    • Monitor the performance of in-charge students and report to the Training manager about their progress.
  • TEAM COORDINATION:
    • Identify and prioritize capacity building needs, coordinate activities to update or reinforce the technical & pedagogy skills of the trainers .
    • Disseminate a student centered approach in line with PN pedagogy approach.
    • Identify needs, plan and manage the recruitment of IT Trainers and part time teachers when required.
    • Participate in the Annual Appraisal process for your team.
  • OTHER:
    • Contribute to the student’ follow up with Education team and teachers.
    • Participate to the student Education.
  • STUDENTS LIFE:
    • Take part in some student life activities (workshop, extra scholar activities, integration days, etc...).
    • Participate to the selection process.
    • Perform other related tasks upon the request of Training Manager and/or General Manager.
    • As PNV team member, you have an Educational responsibility towards the students, by showing appropriate behaviour and exemplarity.

4. Skills and experience

  • You have a recent and valuable experience in IT Company.
  • You have experience in teaching with pedagogical approach of IT.
  • You have a first successful experience of team leader or coordinator.
  • You have very good written and spoken English, which will be your working language.
  • You are confident and easily communicate with your peers in the business.
  • You are adaptable, flexible in the way you organize your work. Ideally multicultural, you are at least aware of the specificities of the Western and Vietnamese cultures.
  • You have the capacity to understand, select, arbitrate and provide an orientation in order to exactly respond to market needs.
  • You are able to work autonomously.
  • You demonstrate initiative and sensitivity to develop talents.
  • Knowledge in Agile is a plus.

5. Contact – How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter in English to HR department with “Application to IT Training Coordinator position” in the subject field of the email to jobs.vietnam@passerellesnumeriques.org.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Passerelles numériques (PN)
Location: 
Da Nang
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2016-07-15