UN Training Assistant Job Vacancies – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:    Training

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Job Opening Number: 20-Human Resources-RSCE-139050-R-Entebbe (O)

Reports to: Chief of Unit/Section

Grade: G5

About US:

The Regional Service
Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance
with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and
regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight
bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy
Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the
Training Assistant will carry out the following duties:

Coordinate and organize all logistical aspects of various
training delivered by trainers, consultants or external training providers.

Assist in the annual training needs assessment of Clients;
liaise with participants, training providers, external partners and Training
focal points throughout the organization; make travel arrangements; preparing
training material; providing on-site support.

Draft Terms of Reference; raise purchase requisitions;
consolidate training feedback; ensure correctness of invoices.

Monitor and review budget and expenditure reports for
various training events; liaise with various counterparts on purchase
requisitions, invoices and reclassifications; advise on the most cost-effective
options for running training courses.

Provide logistical and administrative support in the
organization of conferences.

Act as a backup for other General Service staff in the
Training section; provide input to/ editing and proofreading of documents.

Contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of
training and development programmes for RSCE Client Missions. These programmes
encompass a range of activities including inter alia, technical and substantive
training, safety and security, induction training, leadership and management,
communication skills and planning.

Support the designing of specific training programmes to
meet unique mission operational requirements and staff development needs as
well as systems or methods to disseminate information to mission staff on
training and development opportunities. Provide administrative and logistical
support to the planning and delivery of a variety of training and learning
activities through learning management systems and/or automated applications.
Advise staff members on the availability of learning activities and procedures
at the RSCE.

Collect, collate and maintain statistical data on training
activities particularly through automated systems and applications.

Undertake research on a range of training related issues
and assist in the monitoring of training and preparation of notes/ reports.
Liaise with military and UN police training officers in the Client Mission to
ensure that integrated training is developed and delivered to meet
cross-cutting needs. Prepare written responses to queries concerning training
related matters.

Perform other duties as and when required by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Training Assistant job placement should hold
a High school diploma or equivalent. Required. Technical
training in design and delivery of training to adults and the design and
provision of adult learning opportunities is desirable.

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible
experience in the field of design, delivery and/ or evaluating training courses
or related areas such as assessing training needs and planning training
programmes is required.

Experience working in a United Nations common system field
operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds
and programmes) – or similar international organization or non-governmental
organization – in a conflict or post-conflict setting is desirable.

Experience in delivering training for adults is desirable.

Experience working in a multicultural and/or international
work environment is desirable.

Experience in a shared service center is desirable.

Languages: fluency in English is required.
Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in
achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject
matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing
deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than
personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or
challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for
incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women
and men in all areas of work.

Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and
effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and
responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in
having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match
audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people

Client Orientation – Considers all those to whom
services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point
of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by
gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to
appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the
clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients
informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of
products or services to client.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications
through the United Nations online portal at the link below.

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Deadline: 13th September 2020

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