Manager of Program Training Non-profit Jobs – Compassion International

Job Title:        Manager
of Program Training
Organization: Compassion
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Manager
of Program Support
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 Manager of
Program Training provides management and oversight to the program training
team. The incumbent is responsible for prioritizing the team’s work, handling
escalation of issues to senior leadership and problem resolution. The leader
implements models, tools and training to drive partnership performance and
strategy. Consults with program management to identify needs and develop
solutions. Time may be divided between management and functional
responsibilities. The primary purpose of this position is to provide full,
daily management for assigned professional staff. The incumbent will ensure
accomplishment of department responsibilities based on oversight from senior
management, following established practices, organizational strategy,
department guidelines, and within approved budget.
Key Duties and
Builds and maintains 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.
Acts as an advocate for children – raising the
awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty
and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater
involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
Provides leadership and development to direct
reports. Works with staff to foster an environment of professional growth, in
alignment with compassion’s strategies and objectives. Consult with peer
management and senior leaders to successfully align departmental resources and
priorities across Compassion.
Contributes to or prepares and administers the
annual budget
and departmental expenses, ensuring
accountability for on-time completion of deliverables based on department
objectives, SLAs, and other Compassion standards, ensuring compliance with
regulatory and board policies.
Selects, manages and develops assigned staff,
establishing goals and objectives, coaching and managing performance, including
discipline, motivation, and annual reviews; supports continuous learning and
development that enhances individual performance and organizational capability.
Provides leadership, planning, consultation and
contextualization to deliver a wide range of program training solutions to meet
partner needs. Incorporates ministry strategy and business acumen as well as
the disciplines of training, and child advocacy, development, and protection.
Aligns resources based on established strategy and priorities. Integrates
solutions with program policies, procedures, systems and practices.
Manages professional staff in the design and
development of training solutions using a variety of contextualized modalities.
This generally includes collecting and analyzing data from subject matter
experts regarding program support practices in order to determine appropriate
training interventions.
Partners with other partnership, program
support, and other professional disciplines, collaborating across functions to
determine needs and viable training solutions. Key deliverable is ensuring that
the development of curriculum aligns to the needs provided by partnership
facilitators and/or program support specialists.
Implements initiatives to improve consistency,
scalability, quality and efficiency of design and delivery, providing learning
infrastructure, standards, technologies and templates for Compassion’s
partnership training programs.
Formalizes and implements local learning
communities of practice to identify shared resources and needs as well as more
effectively deploy learning solutions in the child development area interest.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Education, Adult Literacy, Human Resource Management and or any related
Possession of certification in learning
methodologies and/or adult learning theory from nationally or internationally
recognized organization, or similar credential.
At least three years’ experience in a Managerial
position in training and development and or Adult literacy.
Previous experience in Training needs analysis,
curriculum design and training evaluation techniques.
Teaching principles for individuals and groups,
knows and understands the basic coaching and mentoring techniques.
Knowledgeable of the Adult Learning Theory and
Instructional Methodologies
Strong leadership skills
Broad knowledge and understanding Training
techniques .
Effective communication & collaboration
Data analysis and visualization skills,
Strong critical thinking
Ability to drive with a valid driving permit
will be an added advantage
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 Business Partner,
Compassion International Uganda,
Plot 8A3, Baskerville Avenue, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8936, Kampala.
Deadline: 20th October 2017 by
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