Training Specialist NGO Jobs – Compassion International

Organisation: Compassion
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Training and
Support Manager
About Us:
Compassion International is a Christ Centered non-governmental
organization dedicated to child development. Through a holistic approach,
Compassion International addresses the spiritual, economic, social and physical
aspects of the neediest children in communities to help them become responsible
and fulfilled Christian adults.
Job Summary: The Training
Specialist supports the capacity-building efforts of Program implementation.
The incumbent designs effective learning processes. He/she contextualizes
learning content. He/she delivers learning opportunities.
Key Duties and
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus
    Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous,
    Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of
    Compassion and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Working within one’s influence, serves as
    an advocate for children around the world who live in poverty and are not
    able to speak out for themselves. This includes being informed about the
    issues of children and influencing others to care about children who are
    in need.
  • Designs effective learning process.
    Participates in assessing training needs (TNA). Designs and creates
    learning process. Creates dynamic learning environment and coordinates
    project teams to meet specific learning objectives. Network and resource
    link (co-facilitates with local trainers). Works collaboratively with
    specialists to organize, provide expertise and deliver subject matter.
  • Contextualizes learning content.
    Contextualizes and delivers globally and locally developed training.
    Develops training materials and understands local context and corporate
    culture. Coordinates with stakeholders to ensure relevancy and simplifies
    and transfers complex concepts.
  • Delivers learning opportunities.
    Coordinates and contextualizes approach with PF to meet special learning
    needs of a cluster. Delivers training on different platforms/ blended
    learning (i.e. local, remote, large group, instructive, facilitative,
    computer- based training).
  • Evaluates learning processes and
    effectiveness and modifies training strategy and delivery in response to
    feedback and evaluations. Delivers a variety of subject matter contents.
  • Ensures coordination of logistics of
    training events and delivers learning opportunities for medium and larger
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a University degree in Adult Education or related area of expertise.
  • At least four years’ experience in Adult
    Education, Training, Facilitation or related area of expertise; with
    knowledge and experience of child development and social research methods.
  • Strong group facilitation skills.        
  • Previous experience in designing,
    implementing and evaluating training programs in a way to meet other’s
  • Be a Mature Christian, with evangelical
    Christian values, a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and above
    reproach in integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to facilitate multiple content
    subject matters through multiple methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills, especially in small and medium sized groups.
  • Computer proficiency, experience with the
    Internet, applications of Microsoft Office and presentation and
    publication software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively,
    cross-culturally, inter-denominationally and cross- organizationally.
  • Intermediate English skills are preferred.
  • Ability to drive with a valid driving
    permit is a requirement.
  • Able to travel up to 50% and work within a
    tight work schedule.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three professional references, reference
letter from your current Pastor / Reverend, copies of academic qualification
documents to:
The Senior Human Resource Specialist,
Compassion International Uganda,
Plot 8A3, Baskerville Avenue, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8936, Kampala.
Deadline: 10th February 2017 by

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