UN Training Assistant Career Jobs – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: RSCE/JO/001/07/2018
Reports to: Unit
Grade: D1
About RSCE:
The Regional Service
Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance
with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and
regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight
bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy
Implementation Coordination Team, as required.
The Regional Service
Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the
regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’
chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not
create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It
also ensures that staffing for RSC.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within
delegated authority, the Training Assistant will carry out the following
  • Coordinating and organizing all logistical aspects of various
    trainings delivered by trainers, consultants or external training
  • Assisting in the annual training needs assessment of Clients;
    liaising with participants, training providers, external partners and
    Training focal points throughout the organization; making travel
    arrangements; preparing training material; providing on-site support.
  • Drafting Terms of Reference; raising purchase requisitions;
    consolidating training feedback; ensuring correctness of invoices.
  • Monitoring and reviewing budget and expenditure reports for various
    training events; liaising with various counterparts on Purchase
    requisitions, invoices and reclassifications; advising on the most
    cost-effective options for running training courses.
  • Providing logistical and administrative support in the organization
    of conferences.
  • Acting as a backup for other General Service staff in the Training
    section; providing input to/ editing and proofreading documents.
  • Contributes to the development, delivery and evaluation of training
    and development programmes for RSCE Client Missions. These programmes
    encompass a range of activities including inter alia, technical and
    substantive training, safety and security, induction training, leadership
    and management, communication skills and planning. 
  • Supports the designing of specific training programmes to meet
    unique mission operational requirements and staff development needs as
    well as systems or methods to disseminate information to mission staff on
    training and development opportunities. Provides administrative and
    logistical support to the planning and delivery of a variety of training
    and learning activities through learning management systems and/or
    automated applications. Advises staff members on the availability of
    learning activities and procedures at the RSCE.
  • Collects, collates and maintains statistical data on training
    activities particularly through automated systems and applications.
  • Undertakes research on a range of training related issues and
    assists in the monitoring of training and preparation of notes/ reports.
    Liaises with military and UN police training officers in the Client
    Mission to ensure that integrated training is developed and delivered to
    meet cross-cutting needs. Prepares written responses to queries concerning
    training related matters.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre
    Entebbe (RSCE) Training Assistant career opportunity should hold a High
    school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical training in design and delivery of training to adults and
    the design and provision of adult learning opportunities is desirable.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the
    field of design, delivery and/or evaluating training courses or related
    areas such as assessing training needs and planning training programmes is
  • Experience working in a United Nations common system field operation
    (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds and
    programmes) – or similar international organization or non-governmental
    organization – in a conflict or post-conflict setting is desirable.
  • Experience in delivering training for adults in an international
    setting is desirable.
  • Experience in a shared service center is desirable
  • Languages: fluency
    in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official
    United Nations language is desirable.
  • Professionalism:
    Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional
    competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient
    in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is
    motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence
    when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in
    stressful situations.
  • Teamwork: Works
    collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits
    input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to
    learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and
    acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may
    not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments
    and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;
    identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as
    required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for
    completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when
    planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time
NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with
the following documents:
  • The United Nations Personal History form
    (P-11), Download Here;
    This should be signed
  • Proof of required academic certificates
    i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports /
The applicants with
the completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must
include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and
Job Title to: rsce2-recruitment@un.org
Deadline: 15th August 2018
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