Senior Project Advisor – Training

  INL/CSSP
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 3038
Date Posted:Jul 15, 2017
Reference:2142
Closing Date:Jul 21, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Adviser
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About INL/CSSP:

Founded:

PAE is responsible for the INL/Corrections System Support Program (INL/CSSP) that is funded by the US Department of State and is a non-for-profit organization. INL/CSSP is helping Afghanistan improve its Corrections system by providing technical assistance, advice and training to Afghanistan Corrections system professionals.

Job Summary:

The Senior Project Advisor-Co-Lead (MTT-Training) is responsible for the overall management, control, coordination and execution of the CSSP Training Team, and reports directly to the CSSP SME Training Lead Advisor.
This position supervises the work and coordinates the activities of the Afghan LN, Professional trainers, and Interpreter. The Co-Lead is also responsible for coordinating specialized training to ensure comprehensive mentoring and instruction is provided to the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Centers (GDPDC) and the Juvenile Rehabilitation Directorate (JRD). Organizes work, sets priorities and determines resource requirements; determines short-term/long-term goals; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes. Training Co-Team Lead (Senior Warden Advisor, AN): The Training Co-Team Lead will coordinate all team activities, provide leadership and guidance to the MTTs, and coordinate development of specialized training classes as requested by the Afghan government or identified by international or Afghan auditing or external monitoring teams at correctional facilities throughout Afghanistan. In addition to mentoring his/her Afghan counterparts, the Training Co-Team Lead will pay special attention to developing the Afghan CSSP training staff, in particular, the Afghan persons.

The Senior Co-Lead is charged with maintaining an advisory and monitoring function, in addition to developing responsive specialized mobile trainings, workshops and other short-term training that will supplement ongoing, institutional (GDPDC) and (JRD) trainings. In fulfilling this role, the Senior Co-Lead will work with GDPDC and JRD on the development and implementation of a training needs assessment; the development and implementation of a nationwide training plan; as well as internal procedures to regularly update curricula; develop a cadre of training staff; manage ongoing trainings; and ensure adequate and sustainable training resources. Additional responsibilities will include working with GDPDC and JRD fostering an environment and build administrative capacity for a realistically sustainable training system.
Liaise with senior Afghan government officials, provide mentoring, analytical services, and support when necessary. Develop and implement strategies, policies, and plans that affect program operations. Coordinate submission of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting. Prepares summary written reports based on reviews of records, conducts data collection and generates analytical reports.
Develops and implement continuing education and training programs for professional development of Afghan personnel. Ensure each Afghan staff member in his/her team is reviewed and evaluated, and that regular feedback guidance is provided. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Senior Project Advisor-Co-Lead (MTT-Training) is responsible for the overall management, control, coordination and execution of the CSSP Training Team, and reports directly to the CSSP SME Training Lead Advisor.
This position supervises the work and coordinates the activities of the Afghan LN, Professional trainers, and Interpreter. The Co-Lead is also responsible for coordinating specialized training to ensure comprehensive mentoring and instruction is provided to the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Centers (GDPDC) and the Juvenile Rehabilitation Directorate (JRD). Organizes work, sets priorities and determines resource requirements; determines short-term/long-term goals; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes. Training Co-Team Lead (Senior Warden Advisor, AN): The Training Co-Team Lead will coordinate all team activities, provide leadership and guidance to the MTTs, and coordinate development of specialized training classes as requested by the Afghan government or identified by international or Afghan auditing or external monitoring teams at correctional facilities throughout Afghanistan. In addition to mentoring his/her Afghan counterparts, the Training Co-Team Lead will pay special attention to developing the Afghan CSSP training staff, in particular, the Afghan persons.

The Senior Co-Lead is charged with maintaining an advisory and monitoring function, in addition to developing responsive specialized mobile trainings, workshops and other short-term training that will supplement ongoing, institutional (GDPDC) and (JRD) trainings. In fulfilling this role, the Senior Co-Lead will work with GDPDC and JRD on the development and implementation of a training needs assessment; the development and implementation of a nationwide training plan; as well as internal procedures to regularly update curricula; develop a cadre of training staff; manage ongoing trainings; and ensure adequate and sustainable training resources. Additional responsibilities will include working with GDPDC and JRD fostering an environment and build administrative capacity for a realistically sustainable training system.
Liaise with senior Afghan government officials, provide mentoring, analytical services, and support when necessary. Develop and implement strategies, policies, and plans that affect program operations. Coordinate submission of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting. Prepares summary written reports based on reviews of records, conducts data collection and generates analytical reports.
Develops and implement continuing education and training programs for professional development of Afghan personnel. Ensure each Afghan staff member in his/her team is reviewed and evaluated, and that regular feedback guidance is provided. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirement:

Completion of a four (4) year degree from an accredited university in a relevant field and/or three (3) years of experience in an Afghan Rule of Law Program; Afghan Ministry; International Organization; or Non-Government Organizations (NGO) as an administrator, supervisor, or project advisor. Up to two years’ experience can be substituted with a relevant graduate level degree from an accredited university. Demonstrated ability to present verbal and writing skills with clarity and precision to senior level executives.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of Afghan criminal law and procedures. Ability to develop and maintains effective relationships; effectively works with difficult, hostile, or distressed staff; is sensitive to tribal and cultural diversity, race, gender, sexual orientation, and individuals with disabilities. Must have excellent oral, English, Dari, and Pashtu communication skills, including the ability to produce clear, logical, and concise reports. Capable of using Microsoft Office to include; Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish goals. Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions. Excellent problem-solving skills to be able to identify and analyze problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; find alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments. Ability to provide sound advice, guidance, and consultation based on results of the analysis. Holds self and subordinates accountable, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives sets priorities, and delegates work. Complies with all written rules of PAE

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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