Training Coordinator at Uganda Virus Research Institute

Organisation: Uganda Virus Research Institute
Job Location: Entebbe, Uganda
About Uganda Virus Research Institute:
The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has signed an MoU with the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen Institute capacity through the management and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health evaluations and training in Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Under this cooperation, UVRI intends to recruit the following personnel on a one year contract to be renewed depending on availability of funds.
Job Purpose: Will be responsible for coordinating all the training in collaboration with the different section heads. S/he will provide an efficient and professional training and development service to meet the goals of the Cooperative Agreement
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Manage all training activities under this Project.
·         Facilitate the supervision of visiting workers, students, lab trainees and medical students and act as a point of contact for administrative information.
·         Undertake training needs analysis for the project.
·         Develop relationships with external training providers and other employees to deliver and improve relevant training.
·         Produce and deliver internal training to staff members including supervisory management, communication, policy and procedure appraisals.
·         Work with the Human Resource Manager to develop and deliver an effective staff induction program.
·         Preparation of training correspondences and reports and undertake projects as when required.
·         Maintain files and databases on all studentship, monitor course progress, and ensure that fees are paid on time.
·         Advise management on training needs.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A Masters degree in a health area, social sciences, or any other related field. Laboratory background is an added advantage.
·         Good management, coordination and planning experience
·         Two years work experience in organizing, planning and implementing training and capacity building activities preferably in a reputable Bio-medical Organisation.
·         Good facilitation and communication skills.
·         Good and documented experience in development of training materials, power point presentations and implementation of training sessions.
·         Strong teamwork and team-building skills
·         Experience in developing training curricula
·         Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
How to Apply:
Applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a CV, including names of two work-related referees indicating their contacts with e-mail and phone numbers should be forwarded to the address below;
The Director,
Uganda Virus Research Institute
P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.
Or hand-delivered to his office Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 19th February, 2013
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