Extended deadline: BSF Moldova vacancy - Content, Training and Facilitation Technical Advisor

Extended deadline: BSF Moldova vacancy - Content, Training and Facilitation Technical Advisor

About Us

Established in France in 2007, Libraries Without Borders / Bibliothèques Sans Frontières (LWB/BSF) is a global NGO that supports knowledge development and culture, especially in libraries in developing countries. We think that easy access to information and culture sharing is vital for both human growth and human rights. We work in over 20 countries, helping local communities build and improve libraries to support education, cultural access, and preservation. We train librarians, donate books when needed, boost local book industries, build library networks, and develop creative programs for better access to education and information.

By joining us, you'll be part of a vibrant, growing organization that leads meaningful projects with social impact. We value our employees' career growth through training and teamwork in a collaborative work environment.

1.  General provisions

The Content, Training and Facilitation Technical Advisor ensures that the tools and methodologies designed and prepared for each project are relevant to address the needs of the targeted populations and partners: 

  • S/he assesses needs, curates adapted physical and digital content, and defines and creates activities, training sessions, and field support designed to achieve BSF’s project objectives.
  • S/he contributes to the capacity building of the BSF Moldova team on content curation, facilitation, and training.
  • S/he is under the direct authority of the Program Coordinator, and under the functional authority of the Director of Education and Content and works closely with the Education and Content team at BSF Headquarters.

2.  Job Responsibilities

Content strategy and curation support 

  • Supervise and participate when necessary in the needs assessments for new and ongoing projects.
  • Lead the creation and update of the content strategy for each project.
  • Support the BSF team in the curation and documentation of physical and digital content adapted to each content strategy.
  • Identify and work with translators and local content actors to design suitable and relevant content to enrich the database of content and activities. 
  • Where necessary, train Ideas Box facilitators in content creation tools such as audio dubbing and video editing.  
  • Collect feedback from the users and partners to adjust the bank of content to build and update a broad library of appropriate locally sourced resources.
  • Contribute technical advice to the project design of new projects.


  • Design the pedagogical strategy for each project including propositions of activities and courses in line with project objectives.
  • Select (from the existing catalog), adapt and design activities and courses to be implemented in each project.
  • In collaboration with HQ Direction of Education (“DEDUC”), contribute to the design of Ideas Box kits ensuring Moldova contextualization.
  • Provide technical guidance to the country team on a day-to-day basis in their activities.
  • Monitor the quality of activities and programming through users.
  • Collect, synthesize, and share with HQ “DEDUC” team feedback from users and facilitators on content, activities, and equipment in the Ideas Box and BSF other tools.
  • Develop the resources necessary to support Ideas Box and other BSF tools on facilitation (activity guides, methodological guides, etc.) and document good practices.


  • Design initial and supplementary training sessions for Ideas Box, and other BSF tools facilitators, relating to the use and management of its tools and content, facilitation and programming, and user involvement, in line with existing general guidelines and material.
  • Conduct regular field visits to observe Ideas Box, and other BSF tools facilitators, and volunteers to inform activity and training development.
  • Contribute to the logistics and facilitation of trainings with the BSF tools advisors.
  • Support the drafting of training reports and evaluations.
  • Contribute to BSF training material for Ideas Box and other BSF tools facilitators (in-person and online modules, guides, etc.), especially through the BSF learning platform.
  • Develop, manage, and train a pool of local trainers if relevant.

IT and tools 

  • Coordinate the integration and update of digital content onto the servers and other IT equipment (curated software, applications, etc.).
  • Feedback on the technical difficulties to the IT department in BSF HQ

3. Person specification

  • Experience in developing and supporting projects
  • Project design and planning skills
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Research skills
  • Commitment to humanitarian and capacity-building principles
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian development needs and related issues
  • Ability to work to a budget
  • Awareness of relevant security issues in project design
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to coordinate activities
  • Good literacy, numeracy and IT skills (e.g. Word/Excel)
  • Ability and willingness to undertake routine administrative tasks
  • Languages: Romanian, Russian and English

Conditions of Hiring

Status: 12 months, renewable

Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: Chisinau, Moldova

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Salary: Salary based on experience and BSF salary scale.

Travel: Depending on the security situation, this position will require traveling to sites around Moldova to visit and work with partners.

To learn more about BSF: www.bibliothequesansfrontieres.org


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