UCLG ASPAC Re-Call Application for Capacity Development and Training Manager


Position                               : Capacity
Development and Training Manager

Duration                              : 2 (two) years
Supervisor                          : Secretary General

 

 
Background


United
Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC) is the biggest
of the Regional Sections of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) in which its Secretariat is
based in Jakarta, Indonesia. UCLG is a worldwide association
of local governments and the officially recognized voice of local governments by
the United Nations.
 
UCLG ASPAC has linkages to more than 7,000 local governments. It represents
well over 3.76 billiion people – more
than half of the world population – and incorporates

economically fast developing countries such as China, India and Indonesia.
 
 
UCLG
ASPAC is the key knowledge management hub on local government issues in the
Asia-Pacific region. It promotes democratic local government, supports cooperation between cities, local governments and their associations, and facilitates
programmes, network and partnerships to develop the capacity of local
governments and the associations. Moreover, UCLG ASPAC represents local
governments politically within the international community, and with the United Nations and its agencies. It
also promotes inclusive
societies which safeguard equality, social and economic justice, and
sustainable community development. UCLG ASPAC is engaged in all relevant
thematic fields for nurturing sustainable development comprising poverty
alleviation, climate change, disaster resiliency, culture, strategic planning,
decentralization, local finance, gender equality and women
leadership and empowerment as well as good
governance.
 
The Capacity Development and
Training Manager or CDT Manager will be hired for two (2) years period with
possibility of extension, based on performance, and will be placed at UCLG
ASPAC Secretariat Office in Jakarta. The Post is to support the Secretary
General and supervise the Capacity Development and Training Officer.
 
 
Objective and goal:

  1. To provide ideas and inputs in developing and
    designing the strategies and technical issues concerning capacity
    development.
  2. To design the training and capacity
    development plan.
  3. To draft and consolidate the specific
    requirement of proposal related to capacity development and training.
  4. To be the leading role on developing and
    producing the capacity development activities in website, publications,
    and social media.

 
Scope of Work/Key Duties
Under this
Scope of Work, the CDT Manager will carry out the following key
activities:
1.      
Initiate strategic engagement discussion and
contribute to the understanding of the approach to capacity development
2.      
Support the further sensitisation, ownership and
implementation of the capacity development process
3.      
Design the organizational development capacity
building plan, including training and curriculum development
4.      
Organize and implement training activities for UCLG
ASPAC’s members and partners
5.      
On the basis of the capacity assessment process and
reports, support and oversee the implementation of the capacity development
plan to achieve the milestones identified and address the identified capacity
gaps
6.      
Provide authoritative policy advice and technical
guidance on capacity development implementation and delivery
7.      
Responsible in designing the monitoring and
evaluation tools of measurable capacity development indicators
8.      
Leading role for the process of selection of third
party for the implementation of capacity development activities as required
9.      
Supervise the implementation of the capacity
development plan and report on the outcomes based on the existing milestone
10.  
Provide technical guidance and operational support
to enhance performance and quality assurance, share knowledge and build
capacity
11.  
Collaborate with development partners and
stakeholders in developing the capacity development plan
12.  
Establish the dialogue with donors,  partners and stakeholders to maintain
effective working relationships, sustain interest, and increase cooperation
13.  
Leading role in coaching and monitoring to partners
to support the capacity development process
14.  
Have close coordination with the Media and
Communication Department in advertising and promoting capacity building and training
programmes of UCLG ASPAC.
15.  
Have close coordination with the Strategic Services
Department and the Members Service Department in evaluating members needs
assessment.
16.  
Perform any other duties as required from
time-to-time as assigned by the Secretary General
 
 
Special Requirements of the Assignment
·        
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in development
studies, social sciences and/or related fields.
·        
Minimum ten (10) years of professional
experience in capacity development and working in a similar position in an NGO and/or an
International Organization.
·        
Solid experience in
the management of people and systems in high-pressure environments
·        
Strong IT skills
·        
Demonstrated
experience working with local governments, multi-donor agencies, and or
development partner.
·        
Ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing (English; knowledge of
Bahasa Indonesia an asset)
·        
Demonstrates
openness to change and ability to manage complexities
·        
Experience in
working in an international environment, respecting different cultures and
nationalities.
·        
Positive work ethic with
a willingness to learn.
·        
Considerable
domestic and international travel may be required.
 
Deliverables
1.      
Policy proposals,
position papers, presentations and documents for internal and external
strategic discussion , policy formulation and assessments
2.      
Identify best
practices and lesson learned to build capacity and knowledge
3.      
Database of mapping
on training programs and donors working on capacity development of local
governments
 
 
Indicators
1.      
Numbers of outgoing
and approved proposals
2.      
Database of
capacity development training required by the local governments
3.      
Plan and strategies
on  capacity development
 
 
Supporting
Team

The post will be supervised by the Secretary
General and working as a team with the CDT Officer.Interested Candidate should submit Application to [email protected] Deadline for Application submission is 05:00 PM, 22 April 2016 with Subject Email: ASPAC-CDTMO2016 – Your Name Thank you very much for your kind attention Sincerely yours,Human Resources Manager of UCLG ASPAC

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