Automotive Mechanical Trainer and Developer is needed in Accra, Accra, Ghana

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Automotive Mechanical Trainer and Developer, SC9 Accra, Accra, Ghana
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Country: Ghana
City: Accra
Office: WFP Accra, Ghana

Closing date: Wednesday, 10 April 2024

External/Internal Vacancy Announcement



Deadline for Application: 10 days from day of publication

The office of the United Nations World Food Programme invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancy below.

JOB TITLE : Automotive Mechanical Trainer and Developer

DURATION : 12 Months (Renewable)


DUTY STATION : Accra, Ghana

JOB PURPOSE: The Automotive Mechanical Trainer and Developer will be under the supervision of the Training Coordinator of the Transport Training Centre in Accra. The incumbent’s duties shall include but are not limited to the following: 


 Act as the technical focal point for the partners trainers for the planning and selection of relevant training modules and topics as per training catalogue.
 Develop and/or adapt pedagogical resources in collaboration with the Learning Management System Developer to upload e-learning content to the LMS.
 Design training sessions including the adapted training equipment and determine training duration, always in line with the participants’ level of competence.
 Participate in the training needs gap analysis both in Ghana and in the WFP Country Offices where a Global Fleet / TTC support is required.
 Prepare training schedules and classroom agenda, according to modules, target audience and partner requirements.
 Organize and carry out online training sessions, webinars, workshops etc. for trainees when required. 
 Coordinate with external speakers regarding their contribution to the training sessions.
 Track and evaluate training sessions in coordination with the Training Coordinator. Together with the team, prepare the pre- and post-training evaluations and provide respective recommendations and feedback.
 Ensure the training materials for face-to-face and online sessions are in line with pedagogical objectives.
 Contribute to the sourcing of trainees and ensure their level is adequate to the training through necessary pre-evaluations.
 Perform any other related duties when requested.


Completion of University Degree in Mechanical, Automobile or Electrical/Electronical Engineering or in related functional area.


 Minimum of 3 or more years of postgraduate professional progressive experience in mechanics or the provision of training. Experience of delivering training to skilled professionals or apprentices would be an asset.

LANGUAGE : Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different. French would be an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit their applications and CV stating 3 references online to: and follow the steps.

Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

People living with disability are also encouraged to apply

Only shortlisted candidates meeting the criteria will be contacted.


 WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.
 WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
 All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment.

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