National Training Assistant Career Jobs – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Job Title:      National Training Assistant
Organisation: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
About Us:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its
expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of
the international community and works towards a society that provides present
and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and
fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and programmes
in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future, BTC’s efforts
will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made by the
Minister of Development Cooperation.
Job Summary: The National
Training Assistant is mainly responsible for procuring, organizing and
coordinating training in the project on a day-to day basis, provides optimal
support for beneficiary organisations and complies with the intervention’s
objectives of quality and effectiveness. The National Training Assistant will
provide broad based training assistance and support to the Project Coordinator,
the National Training Manager, the Finance and Administration Officer, the
beneficiary organisations and the Training providers. Primary responsibilities
are: support for training workshops and front-line service for all beneficiary
organisations, scholars, consultants, and other various contacts.
Key Duties and
Support the project coordinator and national
training manager with the daily organisation and management of the training
Provide frontline customer service to the
beneficiary organisations and answer questions regarding all training
The jobholder will coordinate training
workshops; including but not limited to payments of allowances to participants
(on-site) or through mobile money; maintaining training certificate records,
maintain the training registration system, enrolment information and expense
Organise and coordinate all workshop logistics;
including but not limited to training venue scheduling, catering, eventually
setting up and breaking down audio/visual equipment and facilitate materials
for all trainers including external consultants (printing of course materials,
beamer, name tags,,..), order and maintain training supplies;
Maintain all organisations and training
documentation in electronic and hard copy format;
Significantly contribute to the reporting of the
project activities at the different levels;
Actively participate in field visits to beneficiary
organisations and training providers.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s
degree in Business Administration, HR or Education and Humanities.
At least three years’ experience in organizing
trainings at local level, at international level is an asset.
Customer service orientation.
Highly energetic, pro-active and capable of
working independently and in a team environment.
Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills,
accurate and thorough.
Willingness to be a support role.
Excellent organisational skills.
Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal
communication skills.
Computer literacy skills i.e. good knowledge of
MS Word, Excel, aptitude to learn computer programs/tools specific to BTC.
Previous experience using search engines and
Available for frequent up-country travel.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
Belgian Development Agency (BTC) in this capacity are encouraged to apply
online by sending your application letter and resume, plus copies of academic
and professional qualification certificates as well as at least three recent
professional references to the Resident Representative, BTC, P.O. Box 40131,
Kampala-Uganda, or hand deliver to: Lower Kololo Terrace, Plot 1B.
Deadline: 18th
November, 2016 by 5:00pm
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