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Training & Development Manager – Cairo

The Program Training and Development Manager designs, develops, plans, and carries out training and development initiatives. This is done after assessing the training needs of program field staff and volunteer representatives through training evaluation and feedback from staff and management, and according to direction from upper management. The incumbent is responsible for setting training directions for all programs, and ensures that all staff and volunteer trainings improve performance and overall results. S/he is responsible for preparing and effectively managing the budget for program training. Because staff and volunteer representatives directly impact the lives of our program participants, the incumbent must be a resource for them and have great people skills.

Our strong commitment to excellence in service delivery means that we seek only the best people to carry out our mission. 
At Coptic Orphans, we are committed to a Child-Safe environment as the children's dignity, safety, and well-being are at the center of all we do. As such, all selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check, or working with children check, as part of of their hiring process. Continued employment is contingent upon the check indicating clear records of any child-related violations. Check may be repeated as required by each country's laws and provisions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Strategically set training directions and plans for Coptic Orphans’ programs by designing and implementing a system to regularly, accurately, and effectively assess training needs through periodic field visits.

2. Research, design, develop, and discuss training curriculum and plans with management and field staff to ensure effectiveness.

3. Develop procedures for training assessment and evaluation; conduct training performance evaluations for continuous improvement of training impact. Follow up with all individuals to ensure training goals are achieved and to address concerns.

4. Develop implementation plans, facilitate activities and events, and manage resources effectively to ensure maximum utilization.

5. Develop training manuals; prepare multimedia visual aids and other educational materials.

6. Conduct orientations for new volunteer representatives and attend local meetings to assess their training needs and to improve the orientations.

7. Arrange on-the-job training of new programs staff.

8. Organize, coordinate, facilitate, and plan workshops for program participants and their mothers in collaboration with field personnel. Train field personnel to prepare them to effectively train the volunteer representatives. Using a database, track, analyze, and manage attendance to ensure all volunteers are trained.

9. Develop and update a contact list of qualified trainers and other resources for more specialized training.

10. Prepare program training budget.

11. Other related duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

None in the short term but, but may supervise in the future.


Required Knowledge and Skill:

1. BA and 10 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years in training.

2. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and people skills, as well as persuasiveness.

3. Energetic and dynamic personality, yet demonstrated ability to listen attentively.

4. Ability to motivate and inspire others.

5. Ability to follow through systematically and effectively.

6. Proven proficiency in English speaking and writing, and fluency in Arabic.

7. A passion for the work of Coptic Orphans that can be communicated to others.

Extent of Public Contact:

Limited to contact with staff, volunteer representatives, and outside trainers/ contractors.


Working Conditions and Enviornment:

May be required to travel as necessary.







Be a part of an organization that has touched the lives of 45,000 children in Egypt over the past 25 years!


Coptic Orphans' Accomplishments by the Numbers:

-Impacted the lives of 45,000 children

-Ensured 100% enrollment of our participants in school

-Established a permanent presence in 675 villages throughout      Egypt

-Partnerships with 55 Coptic dioceses

-Over 450 currently active Church-based volunteer "Reps"

-300 annual life skills workshops organized for mothers and      children 

-250 widows have started their own businesses via our microcredit initiative

-90¢ of every dollar goes directly to field programs in  EgyptLink to this page