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Trainer afjob-TR07122017 31st January 2018


Department: Capacity Building

Job title: Trainer


1. Job Background

Job Summary

A Trainer is one of AFRINIC's core roles. As part of a team that will travel to at least 15 countries a year to deliver training on the technology on which AFRINIC's work is based, the trainer is:

  • An ambassador for AFRINIC Ltd
  • An African Internet community leader and role model

The Training Unit is part of the Capacity Building department and is responsible for developing and delivering training workshops to AFRINIC's members and the African Internet community. The unit's keynote course is a 4-day workshop on Internet Number Resources and IPv6 Foundations.


Reports to

  • Head of Capacity Building


Number of Direct Reports

  • 0


Qualifications/ Work Experience:

  • Four-year degree in an Internet related field or equivalent work experience.

  • At least two years of experience in either a networking, systems administration or IT (networking and systems) trainer role.

  • Networking certification at the Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching level

  • Intermediate level skills in Unix-type operating systems

  • Frequent (up to 80%) international travel



2. Report Structure




3. Functional Responsibilities:

  • Deliver training programs in English and or French on site and possible online
  • Assess training needs and develop a training course to address those needs
  • Research and keep abreast of latest knowledge areas in Internet technology
  • Designed and create training content: course outlines, slides, lab manuals, illustrations etc
  • Continuously enhance technical instructional delivery and presentation skills.
  • Mentor other trainers in the subject matter, content, and course delivery techniques for assigned technical courses.
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of course content throughout a course life cycle.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness using various methods
  • Write reports on each training delivered
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Capacity Building



4. Competencies


  • Fluency in English

  • Proven ability to research a topic independently and create learning content from scratch


  • Fluency in English
  • Public speaking and presentation
  • Written communications
  • Create great-looking presentations
  • Group facilitation



If you wish to apply for this position, please send a letter of motivation accompanied by your CV, both in English, either by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , putting as email subject title the job reference only:



Start date: As soon as possible

Interviews will be held at AFRINIC office in Ebène for local applicants and telephone interviews will be conducted for candidates outside Mauritius.

AFRINIC reserves the right to call only the best qualified candidates for an interview and not to make any appointment following this advertisement.

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