Training Officer Canadian NGO Jobs – Right To Play

Job Title:   Training Officer  
Organization:  Right
To Play
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US
Right To Play is a
global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth
affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play
has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which
focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child
protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15
countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children
each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work
with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and
governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. Right To Play is
headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe,
the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Visit us at www.righttoplay.com
Job Summary: The
Training Officer reports directly to the Country Director and technically to
the Global Training and Capacity Building Specialist where applicable and is
responsible for ensuring quality of training provided by the Right To Play team
through capacity building. The incumbent supports the development and
implementation of organization’s resources and training program in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Responsibility
#1: Training and capacity building 40% of Time):
·       
Conducts
needs assessment, evaluates the skills of the team and recommends the
appropriate training.
·       
Develops
annual training plan to enhance staff skills and builds their capacities in
line with the RTP country plan.
·       
Conducts
training sessions in child protection, gender, human rights and other related
subjects.
·       
Supports
Field Facilitators, Coach Trainers, Coaches and Junior Leaders in identifying
the community needs and ensures RTP activities are aligned with project plans
and proposals.
·       
Trains
Field Facilitators and Coach Trainers in RTP resources and supports the
certification process of Coaches and Coach Trainers.
·       
Works
with Field Facilitators, partners and Coach Trainers to develop weekly, monthly
and annual Coach training schedules for all project locations.
·       
Oversees
Field Facilitators and Coach Trainers when they train Coaches, and ensures that
all trainings are modified and aligned with proposals and work plans.
·       
Works
with Field Facilitators and Coach Trainers to evaluate training workshops and
submits evaluation reports to the CD.
·       
Works
with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer to ensure Field Facilitator
and Coach Trainers are trained on using qualitative and quantitative monitoring
tools as well as performance assessment.
·       
Maintains
records of the training database as well as the training library for the
benefit and use of the team.
·       
Formulates
terms of reference for external training when needed, evaluates the training
providers and recommends the appropriate one.
·       
Trains
education officials on how to observe and support teachers.
·       
Coaches
and mentors the Field Facilitators and Coach Trainers and provides inputs on
training reports developed by them.
·       
Develops
together with Program Manager and partners a context specific to the continuum
of training and provides technical inputs on the delivery of related training.
Job Responsibility
#2: Activity planning and implementation (35% of Time):
·       
Ensures
Project Officers, Field Facilitators and Coach Trainers have a clear activity
plan and works with them to develop and implement activity schedules for
children in all project locations.
·       
Together
with Field Facilitators, encourages and supports Coach-led and community led
initiatives in all project locations.
·       
Conducts
regular follow-up visits of all project locations to ensure training plans and
implementation aligns with project proposal; supports project team in
developing workshops to best fit the requirement and projects in the field.
·       
Ensures
integration of partner organization activities into RTP activities and vice
versa.
·       
Supports
Field Facilitators in regard to training logistics in all project locations.
·       
Provides
feedback on new resources and recommends changes based on country context.
·       
Supports
the integration of training, capacity building and resource development
components in proposal development.
·       
Supports
the development of the country annual plan to ensure that training and capacity
building are designed to meet program outcomes in line with proposals.
·       
Supports
the development and dissemination of best practices related to the country
programs.
Job responsibility
#3: Establish and maintain partnerships. (20% of time)
·       
Represents
RTP and has regular consultations with Field Facilitators, Coach Trainers,
local partner organizations, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in all project
locations in regards to training and RTP tools.
Performs other
duties as assigned: (5% of time)



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal
candidate for the Right to Play Training Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Social Studies, Project Management, Peacebuilding, Education or other
related discipline.
·       
At least
three years of experience in developing and implementing training sessions for
adults, some of which should have been at senior level working with NGOs
·       
Computer
literacy in MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Internet
·       
Understanding
adult learning concepts
·       
Understanding
of monitoring and evaluation methods and tools
·       
Understanding
of different training techniques
·       
Understanding
the concept of Sport for Development
·       
Experience
of rights-based programming, Gender, and Sexual and Gender-based Violence
·       
Experience
of child rights and child safeguarding
·       
Languages:
 Fluency in spoken and written English and
local language(s).
Desired Qualifications:
·       
Master’s
degree in adult education or any related discipline
·       
Train of
Trainer certification
·       
Experience
of implementing Sport for Development and Peace and/or Play-Based Learning
projects
·       
Experience
of delivering development programs for pre-primary, primary and secondary
schools
·       
Health
(including sexual health), and menstrual hygiene management
·       
Experience
of monitoring and evaluation methods and tools
Competencies/personal attributes:
·       
Strong
interpersonal and presentation skills
·       
Strong
assessment and evaluation skills
·       
Ability
to understand audience and adjust training to their level
·       
Strong
facilitation skills
·       
Ability
to work with children, youth leaders and adults
·       
Monitoring,
Coaching and feedback skills
Contract Duration: Long term engagement based on performance and availability of funds
COMPENSATION:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a flexible work
policy (e.g. work from home).
How to Apply:
If you are
interested in applying for these positions, please send your resume and cover
letter to: ugandahr@righttoplay.com and kindly include “Position + Location +
Name” in the subject line (e.g. Training Officer, Kampala, Brian Jones). Please
indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
While we thank all
applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees
regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation
or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for
flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a
healthy work-life balance. We are a child-centered organization. Our
recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and
protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required
to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.
Deadline: 30th April 2020
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