Training and Development Specialist Job Vacancy – World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B)

Organisation: World
Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B)
Reports to: AYEDI Project
Director
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda
About US:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is a Non-Governmental
Organization that helps families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by
HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they need to grow into
healthy adults.

Job Summary: The Training
and Development Specialist will oversee the Training component of the AYEDI
project working with AYEDI project staff and partners to design materials and
support capacity building specialists in designing and curing out trainings for
all AYEDI implementing partners. The incumbent will provide technical
leadership in the development and roll out of the Integrated FAL pathway for
youth and will work closely with the ministry of Gender Labour and Social
Development to revise and pilot the integrated FAL program for youth in the
project districts
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Development of Operational plans and tools:
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Work with key stakeholders to develop AYEDI
project training and operational plan
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Work with education and other capacity building
specialists to develop project materials
Monitoring & Evaluation:
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Coordinate the mobilization of pre-baseline data
in Iganga and Bugiri districts
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Under the direction of the AYEDI M&E
Specialist, support the project baseline data collection exercise and
implementation of the comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan (CMEP)
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Utilize M&E reports to revise and improve on
project activities
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Provide monthly and quarterly project reports
Technical and support supervision:
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Actively participate in development of tools and
curriculum for youth empowerment clubs and integrated FAL program for youth
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Work closely with the Education specialist,
spearhead the professional training and support supervision of teachers,
tutors, vocational trainers as well as club patrons and matrons Support
implementing partners to develop and roll out training tools
·        
Compile production of reports of user feedback
on training guides for use to influence the development and production of
instructional materials
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Provide technical support for all club
activities
Project Monitoring and Documentation (25%)
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Work in liaison with the program, M&E and
finance teams, develop a systematic plan for program monitoring and support
supervision to schools, communities, districts, partners and activity locations
to monitor implementation.
·        
Work closely with the M&E team in tracking
and reporting related targets
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Develop monthly/quarterly/annual reports
detailing periodic activities and outcomes.
Partnerships:
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Work closely with the Bantwana Eastern office
team to leverage Bantwana’s long term relationship with communities, local
councils, health, education and child protection stakeholders
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Work with districts, sub-counties and LCs and
CLCs to ensure timely implementation of project activities
·        
Support the selection and development of MOUs
with key stakeholders In the privet sector and at national, district and community
level (including participating youth clubs and structures)
·        
Work closely with the private sector to ensure
success of IFLY
Evidence based advocacy and policy development: Document best
practices and success stories under key result areas and make in puts in
strengthening relevant education policies and publishing guidelines
Regional Manager Roles:
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Develop work plans for the region
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Offer leadership to the field staff
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Conduct regular mentorship to the staff
·        
Support field activity budget review and financial
performance
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Represent the organisation at district level
·        
Develop coordination mechanism with key
stakeholders
·        
Support report writing for the project
Key Performance Indicators:
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Monthly report to the AYEDI program director
five days after the end of each month
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Any other tasks as may be assigned by the AYEDI
program director.
·        
Ability to work effectively in collaboration
with divers stakeholder
·        
Compile technical progress reports
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The Training and Development Specialist should
preferably hold a Master’s degree in community development studies,
administration, social sciences or related field
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A minimum of six years of increasingly
responsible experience in youth work and vocational program
·        
Significant exposure and experience in community
work with a reputable NGO
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Ability to train and develop capacity of project
staff and other AYEDI implementing partner staff
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Experience working with out of school youth as
well as in school youth
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Substantial experience, curriculum planning,
development and design
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Sound project management background
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Previous experience in community approaches
Communication and motivation techniques
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Experience in research
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Ability to prepare timely quality financial and
activity reports for organisational use
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Previous experience in managing community
development projects with international NGOs Excellent writing skills
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Excellent communication skills and ability to
communicate in both the local and National languages
·        
Computer skills with expertise in power point,
word, excel and outlook
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A confident self-starter who displays
initiative, creativity and strategic thinking in all aspects of project
development
·        
Ability to regular and flexibly travel between
districts and designated project unities
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Good capacity building skills
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Problem solving skills
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Flexible thinking
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Excellent team player
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Results-oriented
·        
Collaboration skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) are encouraged to apply via E-mail only
be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: Hiring Manager at
wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org
Deadline: 28th
November, 2016 by 5:00pm
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