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Ainabo and Gar-adag

Description :

Tailoring Trainers


Position:                                Tailoring Trainers

Number of Positions             2 positions in Ainabo and 1 Gar-Adag

Reports to:                             Project Officer

Working Hours:                      8 hours per day for 5 days


HIDO is aimed to tackle the humanitarian crisis including droughts and disaster prevention and also develops community basic social Services needs and creates employment opportunities and income generation projects for the Youth, Women, IDPs and poor rural community to reduce the level of poverty and contribute National Development Goals.

HIDO’s mission is to be a strong and committed partner, who works closely with communities and development agencies in Somaliland in order to tackle poverty and promote social and political development of the community and support people so as to make lasting, positive changes in their lives.

HIDO is implementing the “Accelerated Socio-Economic Empowerment of Youth in Somaliland” in partnership with Shaqadoon, UNFPA and funded by the EU. This project falls under the “Inclusive Local Economic Development” (ILED) programme, under the European Union’s emergency trust fund for stability and addressing the root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa.

HIDO and Shaqodoon are partnering with Ministry of Employment, Social Affairs and Family on the ground who will be integral part of this project.


He/she will be the teacher responsible to provide specific technical education to the students enrolled in the newly established course of study for tailoring. The course aims to provide the graduates basic knowledge about practical tailoring related needs of the local population.

Job Duties and Tasks for: “Tailoring trainer” **

The incumbent shall:

  • Performing the duties assigned by the Program Manager and Project Officer in line with the Job Definition and Responsibilities,
  • Teach sewing along with other arts & crafts activities
  • Provide instruction and demonstration of basic stitching, use of basic patterns for bags, cushion covers and clothing items, means for mending damaged clothing and other alterations, basic machine use, and basic machine maintenance
  • Research craft trends, venues, and customer buying patterns in order to inspire designs and marketing strategies
  • Prepare course material and activities
  • Helping beneficiaries improve their production skills via individual and group sessions
  • Checking and assessing beneficiaries’ work
  • Identify students with special requirements and create individualized plans
  • Determine exam and assignment grades
  • Provide feedback based on workload and classroom behavior
  • Keep a record of students’ attendance and grades
  • Collaborate with HIDO’s staff and administrators to foster a good student experience
  • Preparing the Training Reports and Beneficiary Progress Reports,


  • University Degree or High School in relevant job description


  • At least 1 year teaching experience in tailoring training.
  • Experience and high-level skills in sewing machine and overlocker use, mending of clothing, and use of patterns for making new clothing items

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and in a team
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills (verbal, written)
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadline
  • Ability to lead a classroom

Competencies and values

  • Values:Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability, Commitment to the HIDO’s code of conduct
  • Core competencies:Interacting Well with Students, creating a Learning Environment, Good at Lesson Plan Design, Able to Use Varied Teaching Strategies, Able to Assess, Able to Identify Student Needs, Maintaining a Professional Appearance

How to apply :

Applicants should send their applications (CV, cover letter with 3 referees) to a.mouse@hido.org.in indicate the title and location you are applying as “Tailoring Trainer – Sool/Sanaag” in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is December 05, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Only qualified and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

HIDO is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

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