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Saturday, November 17, 2018

National Training Manager Job at ENABEL - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Training Manager 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
30th November, 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 16th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

ENABEL (formerly BTC), the Belgian development agency, together with different Government Ministries, is implementing the bilateral co-operation between Uganda & Belgium. In the framework of the program Support to the implementation of Skilllng Uganda (SSU) implemented by the Ministry of Education & Sports (MoES) and the Belgian development agency (Enabel) and in order to implement the project activities, Enabel in Uganda invites eligible individuals to express their interest in the positions mentioned and detailed below:

Job Title: National Training Manager

The National Training Manager develops, manages and monitors, under the supervision of the intervention manager, the inten/ention‘s‘training services by managing and building relationships with existing and potential beneficiaries (organizations and individuals.
The National Training Manager will work in close coordination with the Support to Skilling Uganda (SSU) program staff and the different regional intervention teams (SSU-BE, SSU-IRE and SSU-EUTF).

Strategic training development
  • Coordinate with the SDF team and regional interventions teams to define the training needs and opportunities
  • Develop a general training strategy for the SSU program, including an operational manual and operational tools
  • Develop a strategy, operational plans and budgets for different training initiatives in the framework of the SSU-program and the different interventions
  • Analyze the demands for training and the provision of training services ,
  • ldentifyandsupportthedevelopmentoftraining services which may be emerging through the implementation of the interventions
  • identify how the practical experiences gained through the implementation are included in the general organization and improvement of the SSU program and the different interventions
Overall management of the implementation of trainings:
  • Manage training providers for efficient and high quality delivery of trainings according to budget and project management standards, including negotiation terms of reference and contracts, needs assessment, and quality assurance
  • Manage trainers’ involvement in the intervention, including identification and procurement of trainers/training provision, and support for trainers with design and delivery
  • Manage major intervention relations with local partners, trainers and beneficiaries (individuals and organizations)
  • Overall management of the monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance of the training including design of the training, observations with feedback, analysis of participant's feedback and sharing of learning, innovation and good practice across the trainer pool in close collaboration with the M&E team of the SSU program
  • Contribute to effective learning within the SSU program and across the different inten/entions and ensure that learning from activities is reflected in the SSU strategy
  •  Identify opportunities for the use of modern technologyand innovative learning methodology in training
    Strategic communication
  • Ensure effective communication within the SSU program, the different interventions and with the partners and beneficiaries
Representing the interventions externally for training related activities and certifications
  • Building relationships with training providers, donors and beneficiaries ,
  • Represent the intervention in relevant fora and networks
  • Maintain an overview of internationally relevant standards in HRD, Human Capital Development, learning and training methodologies and approaches
  • Serve as the contact person for beneficiary institutes, grantees, intervention teams and other concerned parties
  • Participate in the selection and follow-up committees of the different interventions
    internal management:
  • Compile and provide data, oral and written reports for management purposes including for the program, intervention and field managers, intervention structures, annual report, financial reporting, and others required ,
  • Develop, monitor, and report on annual and intervention budgets in the field of training in collaboration with support staff
  • Adhere to Enabel internal information and management systems and policies (e.g. financial reporting)
  • Contribute to organization-wide initiatives and participate in organization wide activities
  • Participate, without voting right, in the SDF Selection Committee meetings
Education and Experience:
  • At least seven (7) years of professional experience in the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of trainings in organizational contexts and/or professional experience in the field of capacity development and competence management
  • Masters level qualification in a relevant discipline includingbutnotlimitedtotrainingoreducation, HR and management. An undergraduate level qualification could be considered only if experience matches the demand
  • Experience in managing projects, budgets and multi-stakeholder work processes, including the use of common project management and financial analysis tools is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access, etc.) and data management software is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Pro-active attitude, dynamism with excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills with sensitivity to organizational difference and gender issues
  • Ability to travel within Uganda
  • Excellent oral and written English
Enabel will offer a competitive salary package with a Gross monthly income of between UGX 5,700,000 and UGX 6,500,000 depending on the relevant years of work experience, medical insurance for staff, spouse and all biological dependents plus a 13th Month compulsory package paid together with the December salary.
Job application procedure
interested applicants should submit their hard copy applications including an application letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to: Human Resource Officer;
Enabel — Belgian development agency
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala
Send in your application not later than Friday 30th November, 2018.
All qualifying persons, including female candidates and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for a written test. NB: Clearly indicate in your application Letter the position(s) you are interested in.