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Training Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Title / Position: Training Assistant


Department or Business Unit: Samasource

Employment Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

The Company: Samasource is a social enterprise that provides dignified, internet-based work to people living in poverty. 

We build technology that helps leverage the brain power of the poor so they can lift themselves out of poverty by providing valuable services to companies around the world. 

We are a dynamic and growing team with a big vision--to reduce worldwide poverty and its effects through technology. We need the best people to help us achieve it. 

We like to move fast and get things done. If you join us, you’ll be able to make an immediate impact, connect with some of the brightest people in the fields of social enterprise, impact sourcing, and tech. 

Samasource is supported by major corporate and philanthropic funders including eBay, Google, Cisco, and the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations.

Job Description:
The Samasource Training Assistant will closely work with the Training Manager and help him/her provide standard or specialized teaching, technical training or counseling in a designated area. 

The Training Assistant will also prepare the new employees for their job through the laid down procedures for induction. 

The Training Assistant in collaboration with the manager will organize trainings in different areas and provide specialized education. 

Training Assistant will perform in a wide range of fields, and the job not limited to handling specific training tasks but also monitoring training administrative aspects.

  • Conduct Induction training for all new employees.
  • Analyzing work streams and assessing the training and development needs required to deliver to expected standards and within required time limits.
  • Planning training interventions to continuously develop staff.
  • Sourcing and compiling training material and keeping training material up-to-date.
  • Conducting training sessions according to the training plan.
  • Collaborating with line managers/team leaders to identify training needs for individuals and teams.
  • Compiling and sending reports to the Training and Quality Manager and relevant stakeholders
  • Mentoring new and existing staff to ensure that they have the right knowledge and skills to perform excellently in their roles.
  • Keeping up-to-date with current and new clients’ requirements and translating them into training initiatives.
Qualifications required:
  • A degree or diploma preferably in people development or related field.
Skills required:
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Swahili
  • Good analysis and reporting skills.
  • Ability to break down complex information into simple concepts.
  • Great attention to detail
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to build relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Fully computer literate.
Experience required:
  • Two years of work experience in an adult training environment.
  • Experience in content development.
Interested candidates should apply through our website:

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