Job Opening

Posting Title: PEACEKEEPING TRAINING OFFICER, FS6 (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: PEACEKEEPING TRAINING OFFICER
Department/Office: United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq
Duty Station: ERBIL
Posting Period: 09 November 2022 - 23 November 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Human Resources-UNAMI-194727-J-Erbil (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located within the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) in Erbil. The incumbent reports directly to the Chief Training Officer.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Training Officer is responsible for the following tasks:
- Carries out training activities to include, inter alia, technical and substantive training, safety and security, induction training, leadership and management, and communications skills. Plans train-the-trainer and other courses/workshops which correspond to the needs of the mission, both present and future. Develops and upgrades relevant training materials as necessary.
- Identifies need for new or modified training policies and practices, works with sections and mission staff to identify forthcoming training requirements and develops strategies to meet them. Organizes and conducts development initiatives such as mentoring and capacity building for staff. Provides inputs into the preparation and monitoring of the training budget.
- Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of training, learning and development activities and develops appropriate reports.
- Develops tools and participates in the assessment of training needs, collection and collation of required inputs and preparation of relevant reports.
- Collaborates with UNAMI military component to ensure that an integrated approach to training and development is maintained and integrated training is developed and delivered to meet cross-cutting needs and build the capacity of national training staff within the Civilian Training Cell.
- Coordinates the provision of administrative and logistical support for the delivery of training programs and team activities: this may include completion of requirements in recruiting consultants and training service providers.
- Performs any other duties as required.

Competencies

Professionalism:
Demonstrated technical knowledge of all aspects of training and development, with proven coordination, liaison and analytical skills; commitment to implementing the goals of gender equality by encouraging equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. 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 the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning & Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent is required, preferably in training or learning and development, management, public or business administration or a related area such as education or social science.

Work Experience

A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in workforce learning and development, adult learning, or a related area is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five years for candidates who possess a first level university degree.

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

ICDL certification is desirable.

Prior experience in managing budget is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

• This position is temporarily available for an initial period of six months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and position. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

• Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

• This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.

• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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