UN Training Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Job Title:      Training
Organisation: United
Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Notice:
About UNOPS:
United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the
UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and
development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the
world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy
partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality,
speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international
financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes
significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Lead the review of previous IMPACT training
and learning methodology and incorporate make recommendations for changes to
the 2020 training.
·       Review pre-course material and make
recommendations for modification for 2020 training.
·       Provide recommendations for pre and post
course testing ensuring that teaching/learning process to assess candidate
capacities are met.
·       Create clear session plans with objectives
and notes for content delivery for all sessions and support the creation of
simplified lesson plans for all kiosks. 
·       Update the facilitator handbook for all
sessions and exercises that clearly link learning objectives to tasks and
overall outcomes.
·       Review the simulation and recommend
improvements to ensure that there are clear links between all session and kiosk
learning objectives. 
·       Assist in the selection of candidates for the
·       Facilitate the one-week training including
on-site support.
·       Create post training report with
recommendations for modification for 2021 IMPACT.
·       Integrate new materials on information
management into other OCHA training and induction modules, including CAIM,
·       Support other training activities in the
section and the branch.
·       Support in the development of a lighter
version of the training that can be conducted by 2-4 facilitators and can be
translated into French and Spanish.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Training Officer job opportunity should
hold an advanced University degree in adult learning, education, information
management, social science or similar field.
·       First-level University degree with additional
two (2) years of relevant experience can be accepted in lieu of an Advanced
University degree.
·       At least five (5) years of experience in the
development, implementation and facilitation of adult learning
·       Demonstrated experience in training and
development including knowledge of adult learning theories and methods.
·       Experience in designing, monitoring and
coordinating training including program planning, development and review. 
·       Experience working with the humanitarian
emergency or development sector, or other relevant international
·       Experience in disaster management,
humanitarian assistance or international development is desirable. 
·       Experience in simulation-based learning
methods is desirable.
·       Understanding of the work of the UN agencies
and the practical considerations of field deployments is desirable. 
·       Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English is required.   Knowledge of other UN language desirable.
How to Apply:
If interested in
joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the
aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create
profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 21stFebruary 2020
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