|Date Posted:||Mar 10, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Mar 16, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
The Training Coordinator (TC) will take the primary responsibility for implementing and monitoring the training activities conducted under the Business Development Services (BDS) and Association Capacity Development components of the ASMED programme.
The TC will play a leading role in supporting the respective component leaders to; assess the impact of previous training programmes and the capacity of training providers; and identify the training needs of the SMEâ€™s, BDS firms and Business Associations affiliated with the ASMED programme.
The TC will further support the component leaders in developing a â€˜training calendarâ€™ for the implementation of a training programme in relation to the above activities.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The TC will be directly responsible for all aspects of organizing the training activities detailed in the calendar, which includes but is not limited to;
Identifying trainers; managing logistics; and reporting activities/impacts.
In fulfilling these duties the TC will be expected to work closely with the Afghan Consulting Companies Association (ACCA), and specifically ensure a significant female participation in all business skills development training.
In addition, the TC will work to ensure that the training activities take place according to the work plan and towards the accomplishment of the USAID performance measurement indicators.
Furthermore, the TC will ensure that problems and progress are reported to the Chief of Party on a regular basis so that corrective action can be taken if necessary.
The specific duties of the TC include, but are not limited to, the following:
â€¢ Developing, compiling and managing a database to record the implementation and impact of all ASMED related training activities;
â€¢ Pro-actively identify potential new training providers and liaise with previous trainers to accurately assess their current training capabilities;
â€¢ Support the ACCA to assess the capacity building training needs of their membership;
â€¢ Support the component leaders to assess the capacity building training needs of all the SMEâ€™s and Associations affiliated with the ASMED programs;
â€¢ Support the component leaders to develop a tailored training calendar;
â€¢ Organize and Implement all training activities as detailed in the training calendar;
â€¢ Identify Potential graduates for placement within affiliated BDS firms;
â€¢ Identify and recruit â€˜highly skilledâ€™ afghan/international female mentors and facilitate their attachment with female BDS providers;
â€¢ Organize female mentor/mentee training sessions for afghan female business people and graduates;
â€¢ Ensure the timely submission of periodical and activity reports to component leaders on all aspects of the training programme;
â€¢ Provide any other training related support as requested by the component leaders.
â€¢ Considerable graduate work in Business development fields, such as economics, development studies, business administration;
â€¢ A minimum 2 years relevant professional experience in training related activities;
â€¢ Excellent writing skills, as well as strong analytical, conceptual, research and interpersonal skills;
â€¢ Fluency in Dari, Pashto and English;
â€¢ Computer and internet literate with database experience highly desirable;
â€¢ Ability to work effectively in a team-based, information sharing environment, collaborating and cooperating with others;
â€¢ The position will be subject to appropriate reviews and will entail a probationary period to be determined at selection stage;