Training Coordinator Job at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)

Organisation: Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
About UVRI:
 The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen Institute capacity through the management and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health evaluations and training in Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Job Summary:  The Training Coordinator will be charged with coordinating all the training, in collaboration with partners. S/he will provide an efficient and professional training and development service to meet the goals of the Cooperative Agreement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise all training activities and related activities under this Project.
  • Oversee all visiting workers, interns, students, lab trainees and medical students and act as a point of contact for administrative support.
  • Conduct training needs analysis for the project.
  • Develop relationships with external training providers and other employees to deliver and improve relevant training.
  • Produce and deliver internal training to staff members including supervision, HR management, communication, plus policy and procedure appraisals.
  • Work with the HR Manager to develop and deliver an effective staff induction program.
  • Preparation of training correspondences and reports and undertake projects as and when required.
  • Maintain files and databases on all studentship, monitor course progress, and ensure that fees are paid on time.
  • Perform or advice on any other duty related to training.  
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The Coordinator should hold a degree in medical lab technology in addition to Masters Degree/PG Diploma in training, social sciences, public health, or any other related field.
  • Good and demonstrable management, coordination, planning and evaluation experience
  • A minimum of four years work experience in organizing, planning and implementing training and capacity building activities preferably in a reputable Bio-medical Organisation.  
  • Good facilitation and communication skills.
  • Good and documented experience in development of training materials, power point presentations and implementation of training sessions.
  • Strong teamwork and team-building skills
  • Experience in developing training curricula
  • Computer literacy skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a CV, including names of at least two work-related referees indicating their contacts with e-mail and phone numbers should be forwarded to the address to: The Director, Uganda Virus Research Institute P.O. Box 49 Entebbe, Uganda. Or hand delivered to his office on Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe Municipality, Uganda.
NB:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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