Environmental sustainability Trainers

Reports to: Head of Innovation Sote Hub

Location: Mombasa, Kilifi, Taita Taveta, Kwale, Lamu and Tana River


The Go Blue project is co-financed by the European Union and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in partnership with Sote Hub.

The overall objective of the EU Action is to contribute to coastal economic development in an inclusive, integrated, participatory and sustainable manner. The specific objective of the GIZ engagement is to strengthen inclusive and sustainable blue economy value chains ( Aquaculture, Fishing and Fish Handling, Hospitality and Tourism, Transport and Logistics i.e maritime transport, security, shipping, ports and related services, Conservation (waste disposal management and mangrove conservation), Vessel Repair and Maintenance and Desalination i.e fresh water generation) through  skills development and matching, and value chain development. 

Job Summary
The environmental sustainability trainer is responsible for designing, developing and implementing training programs that help MSMEs transition to more environmentally sustainable practices. The coordinator will work closely with businesses to identify areas where they can enhance their positive environmental impact and will develop training programs that provide them with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement these changes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with businesses to identify areas where they can improve their environmental sustainability practices

  • Develop training programs that address the specific needs of each business, such as waste reduction, energy conservation, water conservation and sustainable procurement

  • Plan and coordinate training sessions, including scheduling, venue selection, and logistical arrangements

  • Deliver training sessions to businesses in both group and one-on-one settings

  • Create training materials, including manuals, presentations, and handouts

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and make adjustments as necessary to ensure that they meet the needs of businesses

  • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses and other stakeholders involved in sustainability initiatives

  • Monitor trends and emerging best practices in green business training and incorporate them into training programs as appropriate

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, sustainability, or a related field

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in sustainability practices and initiatives, particularly in the context of business operations

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with MSMEs, stakeholders and colleagues

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

  • Experience in developing and delivering training programs, including the creation of training materials and evaluation of program effectiveness

  • Flexibility and adaptability, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Familiarity with relevant software and technology, including Microsoft Office and virtual training platforms

  • A professional residing or working in  either of the six counties of Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Tana River and Lamu added advantage.

  • Women experts in these fields encouraged to apply

Send your motivation letter and CV to careers@sotehub.com so as to reach us latest 9th April 2023.

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