Training Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers ( UIPE )

Job Title:     Training Officer (TO)
Organization: Uganda
Institution of Professional Engineers ( UIPE )
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE) is
the Institution that brings together all Professional Engineers in Uganda. It
was constituted to promote the general advancement of the science and practice
of engineering in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Training Officer (TO) shall work under the delegated
authority of the Executive Secretary (ES) but shall be managed and supervised
by a Professional Development Manager (PDM). 
UIPE is developing a forward-looking programme of training and
professional development courses that will increase the attractiveness of
corporate membership of UIPE to all Engineers and Technicians in Uganda and
therefore contribute to the growth, development and financial success of UIPE. 
 The TO’s primary role, with guidance from the
PDM, will be to plan, develop and deliver UIPE’s professional training and
educational programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Managing, accounting
and reporting:
·      
The
Training Officer shall report to the PDM on all aspects of his/her job
description
·      
 Assist the PDM to deliver UIPE’s professional
training and educational programmes, including the:
·      
Upscaling of training at the Ugandan Technical
Colleges (UTCs)
·      
 Graduate
Training Programme (GTP)
·      
 Initial
Professional Development (IPD)
·      
 Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
·      
Learning resource centre
·      
The
TO shall be required to monitor and r
eport on the delivery of all UIPE
approved courses requiring regular interactions and visits with UIPE delivery
partners and collaborating institutions, industry representatives, students,
UIPE members and non-members
·      
Prepare
weekly reports for the PDM f
or onward submission to the ES on the
Education and Training activities carried out in the department.
Planning and
Development:
·      
Assist
the PDM to plan for and implement a Training Needs Assessment with the
employers to
determine skills gaps that need to be filled.
·      
Identify
and advise on new training and education programs resulting from the in-depth
needs
assessment
·      
Work
within clearly defined delegated powers of a small executive organisation
·      
Establish
effective working relationships with a wide range of internal committees and
external
agencies
The ability to Communicate formally and informally, in
writing and orally in English is essential.
·      
Listen
to all UIPE stakeholders to understand their needs and formulate training
programmes
most suited to them
·      
Read
diligently reports provided by UIP
E stakeholder organisations to ensure
an accurate understanding of their content and its impact on UIPE and the
training programmes developed by them
·      
Prepare
clear concise and well laid out proposal documents, business plans, reports and
briefings
to the Professional Development Manager and the Executive
Secretary.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years
post qualification experience in roles with
responsibility for at least
2 of the following:
·      
Supervision or management as a qualified
Engineer or Technician
·      
Business planning and development of an organization
·      
 A
position with responsibility for planning, managing and/or delivering a project
or programme or part thereof
·      
 Construction management involving cost
estimating, site or contracts management
·      
Education or training of professionals
·      
Preference
will be given to candidates offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human
Resource
Development, or directly related area of knowledge
·      
Candidates
offering a technical degree in a Construction Industry or Engineering related
topic shall
be considered if they can demonstrate experience in, or an
aptitude for, training and education of professionals.
·      
Strategic
and analytical thinking and learning;
·      
Prioritisation,
time management
·      
Team
working – respectful of colleagues, peers, superiors and subordinates
·      
Leadership skills suitable to the role and the
values of a professional institute and applicable to small teams of mixed
professionals, internal and external stakeholders;
·      
Resilience
and ability to work under pressure;
How to Apply:
Applications may be submitted by e-mail at
adminmanager@uipe.co.ug, or by hand to the Honorary Secretary, Uganda
Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Public Works Training Centre,
Plot 2 Gloucester Avenue, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 1308, Kampala.
Deadline: midday,
Friday 28th February 2020
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