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UN Trainer Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 Job Title:    Trainer

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice Number 001/IC/2021

Position Number: IC/001/01/21

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About UNHCR:

The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.

 

Job Summary:  The consultant trainer will support the Global
Advisor for Training and Curriculum Development (GATCD), who has developed a
peacebuilding curriculum (7 modules) for UNHCR targeting young South Sudanese
refugees and their hosts. The trainer will facilitate the 5-day training-of-trainers
(TOT) in person, with remote support from the Global Advisor for the first
training (through real-time video link). S/he will then go on to conduct
subsequent TOTs in other locations, aided by UNHCR staff in each location. S/he
will contribute to the assessment of MTs and their final selection, evaluate
the MTs in the field and offer suggestions for improvement and refinement of
both the youth training curriculum and the methodology of the training.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Refine
and contextualise the training of trainers’ curriculum.

·       
Co-facilitate
the 5-day Training of Trainers for the Master-Trainers with the Global Advisor.

·       
Facilitate
the other TOT workshops across West Nile

·       
Contribute
to the assessment of the MTs and the final selection

·       
Offer
feedback on the performance of the MTs and suggested areas for their
improvement.

·       
Perform
field evaluations of the MTs, depending on need

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Trainer job opportunity should hold a
Post-graduate university degree, MA in a relevant social science related to
youth, refugees, gender, peacebuilding, reconciliation, mediation, conflict
resolution, community cohesion/social inclusion, or related fields is required

·       
Minimum
of seven years of relevant work experience in the above-mentioned fields of work is
required.

·       
Significant
experience in designing and implementing peacebuilding, conflict management,
resilience and leadership training programs using innovative methodologies is
required.

·       
Enthusiasm
for and experience working with youth / young people, including refugees and
those from diverse educational, linguistic and socio-cultural backgrounds is
required.

·       
Written
and spoken fluency in English is required

·       
Strong
communication and interpersonal skills, ability to effectively employ and
combine online and offline communication and training tools and methodologies,
reliability, maturity, and independence is required.

·       
Willingness
and availability for extended travel to northern Uganda is required

 

Core Competencies

·       
Accountability

·       
Communication

·       
Organizational
Awareness

·       
Teamwork
and Collaboration

·       
Commitment
to Continuous Learning

·       
Client
and Result Orientation

 

Desirable
Qualifications & Competencies

·       
Working
knowledge / understanding of MHPSS in humanitarian settings is desirable.

·       
Work
experience in South Sudan and/or the region and a strong understanding of the
South Sudanese context is highly desirable.

·       
Command
of local languages is desirable

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
details.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 21st March 2021

 

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