TRAINING MANAGER

 
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1959
Date Posted:Apr 15, 2018
Reference:DAI/MUSHARIKAT
Closing Date:Apr 29, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Training
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DAI:

Founded: 1970  http://www.dai.com

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies. Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Job Summary:

Summary:
The successful candidate will initiate and manage all Musharikat training activities, including coordination of
direct training support provided by Musharikat staff to coalitions, and overseeing training provided by
Musharikat coalitions, grantees, and subcontractors. The training manager will develop and operationalize
Musharikat training plans and supervise implementation to ensure training meets technical requirements, is
within budget, and completed within the approved timeline. The successful candidate will provide technical
support to Musharikat grantees and coalitions in effective training techniques so that they can implement
training programs successfully. The training manager will design and develop internal training, as well as
review and evaluate all training materials prepared by coalitions and grantees and provide timely feedback.
Musharikat is looking for a self-starting professional who will take initiative to identify any training gaps and
design programs to fulfill those gaps.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development, public policy, political science, gender
and women studies and/or related field.

At least five (5) years of relevant work experience in the development, implementation, and
management of training programs/activities.

Experience with training programs related to public policy and advocacy preferred.

Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Prior experience providing “Train the Trainer” support to improve the capacity of less experienced
trainers to conduct effective training.

Strong management, leadership, and communication skills; ability to work with many different
functions from high-level decision makers to technical specialists and program managers.

Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation procedures.

Broad understanding and knowledge of civil society in Afghanistan.

Ability to plan and carry out annual training plans to build capacity of Musharikat coalitions.

Excellent English and Dari language skills required, Pashto skills highly preferred.

Good knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.).

Duties & Responsibilities:

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Map out annual training plans, design and develop training programs for Musharikat coalitions and
oversee training provided under grants and other partners, based on the needs of the Musharikat
coalition members - both CSO representatives and individual activists.

Manage the delivery of training and development programs and, in a more senior role, develop a
training strategy for Musharikat.

Serve as the technical lead on training, ensuring that Musharikat trainings that are effective, knowledge
and skill-based, well-planned, and conducted professionally.

Monitor and review the progress of trainings conducted by Musharikat coalitions, grantees, and
subcontractors.

Ensure that pre- and post-testing is completed in all training sessions as appropriate in coordination with
training providers and the M&E team.

Maintain and update the curriculum database and training records. Keeps records of all training
materials to be used for reference.

Document reports, assessments, and evaluations of all training programs. Ensure data collection and
delivery to the M&E team.

Evaluate and analyze training effectiveness on a continuous basis and assist Musharikat grantees with
amending and revising their training materials as necessary.

Assist Musharikat regional offices to solve specific training problems, either through in-person field
visits or through online communication.

Research new technologies and methodologies in trainings about policy and advocacy, and present the
findings to Musharikat for their application as appropriate.

Develop and implement standard operating procedures and training packages (including trainer and
participant manuals) based on contents, methodologies, tools, and approaches.

Collect feedback and experiences from the completed training programs and analyze and share the
lessons learned.

Assist Musharikat regional offices and grantees identify the knowledge and skill gaps among
Musharikat coalitions and activists.

Ensure Musharikat regional offices have all the required materials and resources to effectively conduct
training programs.

Identify capable training providers in coordination with relevant team members.

Manage technical execution of subcontracts, purchase orders, grants, and other Musharikat-funded
procurements dealing with trainings throughout Afghanistan.

Assist Musharikat operations to organize the logistics of training events: invitation, venue, meal,
accommodation, and travel costs, etc.

Conduct field visits as required.

Any other tasks assigned by supervisor and/or COP.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development, public policy, political science, gender
and women studies and/or related field

Job Keywords:

TRAINING MANAGER
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