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Training Officer

United Nations
Entebbe, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The position is located in Entebbe, Uganda within the Integrated Training Service (ITS) of the Division of Policy, Evaluation and Training (DPET), Department of Peace Operations (DPO). ITS provides training support to troop and police contributing countries and to field mission led by DPO, the Department of Peacebuilding and Political Affairs (DPPA) and the Department of Operational Support (DOS). The incumbent reports to the Field Training Support Team leader.


  • Oversees the design, development, delivery and evaluation of training, learning and development programmes for field mission personnel, to support mandate implementation.
  • Coordinate the preparation of an annual Training Plan that addresses identified training needs and the priority strategic and job-specific and technical training priorities transmitted from headquarters, while minimizing duplication.
  • Assesses and determines organizational and programme needs for new or modified training policies or practices; conceiving, formulating and testing new approaches, processes or techniques, advocating the learning strategy and policies; and planning and monitoring the introduction of changes to training and practices.
  • Coordinates the preparation and implementation of the training budget in accordance with the Training Plan and other planning documents including the Result-Based Budget, provides and ensures that resources are allocated appropriately so that training is cost-effective and has the maximum operational impact.
  • Monitors the implementation of the Training Plan and regularly updating Senior Management and ITS/DPET on implementation and constraints, including in relation to resourcing. Ensures the periodic evaluation of conducted training.
  • Manages and coordinates the work of all Training Officers and Training Assistants to ensure that training and development activities are implemented in accordance with the Training Plan and established standards. Liaises with other civilian, military and United Nations Police personnel in respect of the training functions and delivery of programmes.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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