The National Training Officer will work under the direct supervision of the National Program Coordinator of IMT project and overall supervision of the International Programme Coordinator of Sub-Program 1 and within assigned authority will be responsible for the following specific duties:
Planning of trainings:
• Development of training plans and strategies for priority areas of the project that have significant training and/or capacity building components;
• Propose and develop ‘fit-for-purpose’ training methodologies and approaches for priority areas of the project that have significant training and/or capacity building components;
• Review existing training plans and methodologies and propose recommendations to improve their overall effectiveness and efficiency in line with broader capacity building objectives of UNODC;
• Identify and apply creative combinations of learning approaches that enable the most effective means of imparting knowledge and skills unique to each training sessions including the use of classroom lectures, participatory approaches, group work, individual exercises, etc;
• Identify and apply alternative and sustained learning approaches that can be utilized outside formal training sessions including Training of Trainers, peer-to-peer learning, on the-job-training;
• Support the development and review of training materials;
• Coordinate with relevant partners to ensure that training plans are suitable and flexible for the clients;
• Apply contemporary and efficient teaching techniques, including principles of adult learning, managing the “difficult” students, effective communication and presentation skills.
Implementation of trainings:
• Deliver the comprehensive training programs for law enforcement on selected topics as and when required;
• Develop a database of professional experts and trainers;
• In consultation with the National Program Coordinator, develop the trainings modules and training agendas;
• Facilitate the training/workshop as per the project’s training plan;
• Leads on drafting and contracts management of the service providers and consultants that are required to complete the trainings;
• Provide assistance in organizing the trainings including logistics and technical support;
• Ensure timely preparation of all supporting documents and administrative arrangements required to ensure the smooth delivery of the trainings.
Oversight of trainings and reporting:
• In collaboration with the National Programme Coordinator, design and support the preparation of pre-training assessments, which account for trainees’ preferred learning methods, learning expectations, documenting baseline of skills/knowledge, among other factors that may influence the design and format of training/workshops implemented by UNODC;
• In collaboration with the National Programme Coordinator, assist in the design and preparation of post-training assessments, which account for trainees’ satisfaction with training content, learning methodology, extent to which skills/knowledge were transferred, etc.;
• Ensure efficient data and evidence collection from the trainings conducted for the project’s reports e.g. number of participants aggregated by gender, level of training etc.;
• Draft the training and other related reports as required;
• Take active part in and document the trainings in order to identify possible risks or gaps and areas of improvement;
• Suggest, when appropriate, new strategies, methodologies, and tools for trainings.
• Develop and present progress and lessons learnt at relevant key meetings;
Perform other duties that may be required by UNODC senior management.
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
Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations, including impartiality, fairness, honesty and trustfulness, in daily activities and behavior. Resists undue political pressure in decision-making. Stands by decision that are in the Organization interests even if they are unpopular;
Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds. Treats men and women equally. Does not discriminate against any individual or group.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibit interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.
Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs in line with agreed schedules, budgets and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational rules, regulations and procedures.
Planning and Organizing: Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identify the priority activities and assignments; adjust priorities as required; allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foreseen risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjust plans and actions as necessary; use time effectively.
Bachelor’s degree in human, political and social sciences, law, economics, science & technology, public policy, public administration, education or relevant field is required.
A minimum of three years of relevant work experience in the area of delivering and development of trainings for law enforcement, capacity building and/or teaching, including in training/workshop design and facilitation.
Fluency in oral and written English, Uzbek and Russian.
Proficiency in current office software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
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Contract Duration: Six months with possible extension
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