UNOPS recruits 01 Training Officer
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- Niveau d’études: Bac + 5 ou plus
- Expérience: 5 ans
- Expire le: 06-10-2019
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Partner UnitedNations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5323/18429
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P3
Duration 12 Months renewable subject to performance and availability of the funds
Application period: 16-Sep-2019 to 06-Oct-2019
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. This position is located in UN Environment, Human Resources Section, Corporate Services Division, Nairobi duty station. Under the supervision of the Chief Human Resources Advisor.
-The Training Office will be responsible for the following duties:
Coordinates with the Talent and Development Unit in the UN Office at Nairobi (UNON) in planning for training for UNEP staff. Ensure UNEP is in compliance with Mandatory trainings and the Performance Appraisal System (ePerformance); oversees and monitors its implementation throughout UNEP in collaboration with the Chief Human Resources Advisor.
-Under the guidance of the Chief Human Resources Advisor, supports the implementation of the Secretary General’s Gender Parity Strategy and Specifically the UN Environment Gender Parity Implementation Plan by developing outputs, contributing to the delivery as well as monitoring the established timelines.
-Effectively coordinates actions relative to the administration of human resource activities, e.g. performance appraisal, financial disclosure, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.
-Contributes to the design, development, delivery and evaluation of training, learning and development programmes for staff. These programmes encompass a range of activities including, inter alias, training courses, technical and substantive training, leadership and management training and organizational development courses. Coordinating and developing learning support mechanisms and activities for civilian staff and building the capacity of staff.
-Identifies need for new or modified training policies and practices, works with sections and out-posted staff to identify forthcoming training requirements and develops strategies to meet them. Provides inputs into the preparation and monitoring of the training budget. Processes training proposals and requests and follows up with section training focal points to ensure that training guidelines are adhered to.
-Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of training, learning and development activities and develops appropriate reports.
-Provides advisory services to managers and staff, to ensure that training and development meets current needs and anticipates to the extent possible future needs. Develops tools and participates in the assessment of training needs, collection and collation of required inputs and preparation of relevant reports.
-Collaborates with UN Environment Programme staff to ensure that an integrated approach to training and development is maintained and integrated training is developed and delivered to meet cross- cutting needs. -Collaborates with training focal points of other out-posted offices such as Gender and staff engagement, Protection of Civilians and HIV-AIDS as well as UN agencies to ensure that cross-cutting issues are incorporated into the design and development of programmes.
-Coordinates the provision of administrative and logistical support for the delivery of training programmes and team activities; this may include completion of requirements in recruiting consultants and training service providers.
-Performs any other duties as required.
-An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in training or learning and development, management, public or business administration, education, gender or a related area such as education or social science.
-A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
-Minimum of five (5) years of working experience in workforce learning and development, adult learning, training, or a related area is required.
-Experience in the design and practical delivery of formal training sessions and programmes is required.
-Experience working in a multicultural and/or international environment is highly desirable
-Experience providing training or related activity outside of the home country is desirable
-Experience providing training or related activity to or in the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable.
-Fluency in English is required.
-Basic Knowledge in French languages is an advantage.
Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.(for levels IICA-2, IICA-3, LICA Specialist- 10, LICA Specialist-11, NOC, NOD, P3, P4 and above)
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.
-Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
-Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
-Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
-Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
-UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
-Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
-UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
-For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
-The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
Contract type, level and duration
Contract type:Fixed-term staff contracts
Contract level: P3/ICS10
Contract duration: One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
This position is based on a family duty station and qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Background Information – UNOPS
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Working with us
UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.
With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.
Work life harmonization
UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Background Information – Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMCO)
Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMCO sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes primarily Transactional Projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat, UNHRC,WHO and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Southern Africa.
The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.
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