Curriculum Developer and Master Trainer

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1457
Date Posted:Jul 9, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 9, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Training
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Afghanaid:


Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.

Job Summary:

The Curriculum Developer and Master Trainer is responsible for developing training modules including training content, teaching materials and trainer’s manuals in English, Dari and Pashto and building the capacity of the project staff in different areas relevant to the project implementation. S/he is responsible to deliver Trainings of Trainers (ToT) in a way the project staff will be able to effectively share the knowledge with the project participants in a way suitable for a mixture of illiterate and literate participants from different ethnicities with different background.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop and conduct Trainings Needs Assessment of the team;

Based on research / experiential / acquired knowledge and consultations with the project team, develop suitable training modules to build capacities of projects staff to deliver trainings in different areas to the project participants;

Developing necessary training content, teaching materials, trainer’s manuals and visual aids in three languages;

Assist the team to develop suitable training aids suitable to impart training to combination of illiterate and literate project participants from different ethnicities with different social background;

Conduct Training of Trainers and build capacity of the staff;

Collect feedback through pre and post-training assessment and other methods, and modify content if required;

Support the team to develop pre and post training assessment questionnaires;

To perform any other related duties as required by the line manager

Job Requirement:

Education/ Training
Bachelor degree in Political Science, Education, Psychology or any branch of Social Sciences.
Master’s Degree or Certification as a Master Trainer from a reputed training institute or professional association of trainers is preferable.

Work Experience
At least 5 years of experience in similar capacity. Proven experience in assessing training needs, developing training curricula and training modules.
Three years’ experience in delivering Training of Trainers (ToT) and training at grass root level; experience in women’s empowerment programmes and/or refugees/returnees reintegration programmes, Publications in English will be given extra credit are preferable.

Professional Skills, Competencies, Values and Attitudes
Afghanaid seeks a responsible and dependable operations team leader with strong initiative, judgment and adaptability as well as excellent skills in communication, organisational, interpersonal relations, decision-making, financial management and reporting.
Specifically, the holder of this position should also demonstrate the following:
a. Excellent conceptual and analytical skills able to distil key ideas with clarity and precision.
b. Ability to convert lessons learnt and experiences gained from delivering training in the field to develop Training Manuals;
c. Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
d. Strong communication, facilitation, and writing skills with fluency in spoken and written Dari, Pashto and English
e. Willingness, enthusiasm and experience in working with vulnerable women, returnees and IDPs with special focus on their economic and social empowerment and reintegration
f. Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office including spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
g. Results-oriented approach to delivering work priorities and meeting tight deadlines

a. Demonstrated ability to think strategically, effectively plan, setting priorities;
b. Familiarity with International conventions on refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP)
c. Familiarity with the Afghan national policy on IDPs and UNHCR’s durable solutions for Afghan refugees
d. Ability to lead and influence others with diplomacy and tact

Values and attitude
a. A clear and firm commitment to human rights, equality, role and empowerment of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.
b. Responsible, committed and honest in his/her work
c. Detail oriented person
d. Resilience to live, travel and work in isolated and possibly insecure locations.
e. Flexible, dynamic, ability to multitask
f. An outgoing and engaging personality, with cultural and gender sensitivity and a strong sense of humour;
g. Able to build trust,
h. Work and live collaboratively with others and manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders in a diverse multi-cultural environment.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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