South Africa Expats - Freelance Trainer Positions (Cape Town)
Interested in a Career or Freelancing as an Intercultural Trainer?
Relocation-International is looking for freelance Interculturists, also known as Intercultural Trainers or Cross Cultural Trainers starting Nov Protected content sooner.
If you do not know what an Interculturist is and to know if you qualify, please read on.
An intercultural trainer consults and trains their client or target group on the different cultural styles and behavior between different countries and how to handle various cross cultural situations based upon language, gender, business, politics, body language, etc. A cross cultural trainer helps in bridging the cultural divide between various nations or communities. In the case of Relocation-International we help settle better and prepare expatriate families from abroad who have been assigned to work in South Africa. Studies have shown that such preparation increases the success rate of the expatriate assignment hugely saving costs, time and effort both for the family and the company involved.
DO YOU QUALIFY?
(This position at present is only for South Africans or Residents with a Work Visa)
Trainers come from a vast range of backgrounds:
• Non – Negotiable - EXPAT EXPERIENCE – minimum of 2 years. More would be preferred and especially if you have lived and worked in more than 1 different country or continent.
• HR consultants or managers
• Expat spouses who have good on the ground experience.
• Aid workers,
• Business people,
• Social workers
• Anyone who has lived and worked abroad.
• Speak at least one foreign language is a plus but not a requirement.
• All should have extensive on the ground experience in the assignment
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Whether you are interested in people, different cultures, intercultural training, coaching, diversity work, education, ESL teaching, human resources, conflict mediation, counseling, or leadership development, there are increasing opportunities in South Africa, Africa and all over the world for intercultural work.
Please note that having a particular professional or academic history is neither an asset nor a liability in the intercultural profession.
Here are some questions to ask yourself if you are really interested and in the possibilities it presents.
• What significant experiences have you had working across cultures? Living
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• What transferable skills from your work experience and cultural background
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• Have you at ever either trained, educated, managed, administrated, mediated,
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• Are you changing careers, just starting out, looking for freelance or contract
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More about Intercultural Training and Relocation-International.
Kim Knight, the founder and MD of Relocation- International will make an appointment to meet with you so that you can:
• Meet Kim face-to-face
• Get to know her story as an expat, intercultural trainer and transition coach.
• Gain more of an understanding on the expectations of intercultural training .
• Learn about what Kim’s aim for Relocation-International and her team of
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I am interested – what to do now?
• Email Kim Knight, MD of Relocation-International to express your interest.
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• Kim will send you an application form of interest.
Remuneration is very good and so only those who meet the requirements listed need apply. Again – HAVING EXPAT EXPERIENCE is non-negotiable. Extensive Expat experience is preferred, but the right person for the position also plays a very big role. Training will be provided.
Kim looks forward to hearing from all qualified applicants.