Winrock International Training Co-Ordinator Job Vacancy (South Africa)

Closes: 28 Feb 2023

 Winrock International was formed under the Accelerating Women’s Empowerment in Energy (AWEE) initiative is a U.S. Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) project to address gender discrepancies in the energy sector labor force in 1) high-emitting countries that are committed to a clean energy transition and 2) countries with significant gender gaps in the sector or where general gender inequality is widespread.

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Assignment Summary:

Consultant will be based in South Africa and responsible for will provide:

  • Logistical support in coordinating all trainings and stakeholder events.
  • Assist with identifying and reserving venues
  • Communicate with potential participants on scheduling and events
  • Develop and monitor attendee lists for events
  • Arrange logistics for events and trainings, including but not limited to, catering, printing of materials, audio visuals, distribution and collection of surveys and IT needs.

The Training Coordinator will work based on the needs of the project and deliverables schedule. Consultant will report to the Technical Country Lead, Grant Manager and Project Manager.

Level of Effort/Days: 30 days throughout a 2 year period.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior work experience coordinating trainings, workshops, on monitoring evaluation and learning of international development projects, preferencly in energy sector or related field
  • Experience working with international donor organizations such as USAID, World Bank, IFC, UN, etc.
  • Experience working with stakeholders, renewable energy companies, civil society organizations and Universities.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft)
  • Ability to work with a variety of persons and organizations having diverse issues, concerns, agendas.
  • Good interpersonal skills and time management

Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization.

EmployerWinrock International Organisation
Host NationSouth Africa
Official Website
Closing Date28 Feb 2023
Eligible Candidate QualificationsDegree
Winrock Job Summary

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 100 agriculture, environment and social development projects in over 40 countries. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe.

Providing economic opportunity, food security and a safe environment for future generations requires leadership at all levels of society. Winrock has long made it a top priority to equip emerging leaders, particularly women and girls, with the skills, opportunities and networks of support they need to succeed in their communities and beyond.

John D. Rockefeller 3rd, who had a personal interest in Asia and a concern for its people, founded the Agricultural Development Council (A/D/C) in 1954. Rockefeller believed the best way to make the fast growing continent agriculturally self-sufficient was to educate a new generation of leaders. Over its three-decade history, the A/D/C helped nearly 600 men and women from 16 Asian countries pursue advanced degrees. Many A/D/C alums have gone on to prominent positions in academia and government.

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