Training Assistant job at United Nations

United Nations

Training Assistant job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 February 2022

Hiring Organization: United Nations

Job Details:

This position is located in the Regional Training and Conference Centre (RTCC) of the
RSCE. The Training Assistant at this level reports to the Chief of Unit/Section.

• Within delegated authority, the Training Assistant will carry out the following duties:
• Coordinate and organize all logistical aspects of various training delivered by trainers,
• consultants or external training providers.
• Assist in the annual training needs assessment of Clients; liaise with participants, training
• providers, external partners and Training focal points throughout the organization; make
• travel arrangements; preparing training material; providing on-site support.
• Draft Terms of Reference; raise purchase requisitions; consolidate training feedback; ensure
• correctness of invoices.
• Monitor and review budget and expenditure reports for various training events; liaise with
• various counterparts on purchase requisitions, invoices and reclassifications; advise on the
• most cost-effective options for running training courses.
• Provide logistical and administrative support in the organization of conferences.
• Act as a backup for other General Service staff in the Training section; provide input to/
• editing and proofreading of documents.
• Contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of training and development
• programmes for RSCE Client Missions. These programmes encompass a range of activities
• including inter alia, technical and substantive training, safety and security, induction training,
• leadership and management, communication skills and planning.
• Support the designing of specific training programmes to meet unique mission operational
• requirements and staff development needs as well as systems or methods to disseminate
• information to mission staff on training and development opportunities. Provide
• administrative and logistical support to the planning and delivery of a variety of training and
• learning activities through learning management systems and/or automated applications.
• Advise staff members on the availability of learning activities and procedures at the RSCE.
• Collect, collate and maintain statistical data on training activities particularly through
• automated systems and applications.
• Undertake research on a range of training related issues and assist in the monitoring of
• training and preparation of notes/ reports. Liaise with military and UN police training officers
• in the Client Mission to ensure that integrated training is developed and delivered to meet
• cross-cutting needs. Prepare written responses to queries concerning training related matters.
• Perform other duties as and when required by the Supervisor.

• Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional
• competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting
• commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather
• than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
• remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender
• perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly
• interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and
• exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format
• to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
• informed.
• Client Orientation - Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and
• seeks to see things from clients' point of view; Establishes and maintains productive
• partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients' needs and
• matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the
• clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of
• progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

• High school diploma or equivalent is required. Technical training in the design and delivery
• of training to adults and the design and provision of adult learning opportunities is desirable.
• Job Specific Qualifications
• Work Experience
• A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of design,
• delivery and/ or evaluation of training courses or in related areas such as training needs
• assessment and planning of training programmes is required.
• Experience working in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of
• peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds and programmes) – or similar
• international organization or non-governmental organization - in a conflict or post-conflict
• setting is desirable.
• Experience in delivering training for adults is desirable.
• Experience working in a multicultural and/or international work environment is desirable.
• Experience in a shared service center is desirable.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-01-30




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