Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Applied Humanitarian Studies, Diploma
Environmental Studies, B.A.
Has Also Lived/Worked:
Sibo's placement: LabourNet (http://www.labournet.in) was started in the year 2006 as an initiative of Movement for Alternatives for Youth Awareness (MAYA), a non-governmental organization based in Bangalore. It began largely as an effort to provide a one-stop platform for unorganized sector workers to obtain services which are currently available and accessible by formal sector workers. Today, LabourNet stands as a separate sustainable entity which is exclusively working towards building an ecosystem that will empower the informal sector workers – estimated to be about 400 million –and provide access to this workforce for economic development.
Sibo's scope of work:
Ø Study and share inputs for enhancing / modifying academic course / training framework design, content and delivery in order to make training / skill development initiatives more ‘industry & job relevant’
Ø Envision and design solutions for Skill Interventions bearing in mind the Client requirement, demand in a particular area and supply base lining. Also, assess all available products/interventions that LabourNet has to offer and optimally position them for further discussions with clients/other organisations. Understand limitations and suggest the best feasible options to internal teams and external customers.
Ø Design and validate occupational standards ,competency assessment and training / assessment effectiveness measurement initiatives across work sectors (primarily for vocational skills)
Ø Design and roll-out manpower / skill development related surveys across work sectors / locations focusing on business and skill requirements (from job supply and demand perspective), knowledge and competencies, training / skill gaps for various job roles.
Ø Undertake field and secondary research /expert interviews to create / map occupational hierarchy, role function mapping for work sectors in order to detail performance, knowledge and skill criteria for role-holders (primarily vocational skills)
Sibo's portfolio project: Micro-entrepreneur development toolkit