21 October 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
4 November 2019
This vacancy is open only for the applicants with the citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of Serbia.
The OSCE Mission to Serbia has been a long partner of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in the police education and training reform, and has supported the MoI throughout the process of developing the police training system. The development and implementation of a comprehensive Training Development Programme (TDP), which consists of a set of skills fundamental for police education, was supported by the Mission’s international trainers until 2010, when it was handed over to the MoI in order to ensure sustainability.
The next step would be to support the MoI in modernizing its training function within the ongoing reforms of human resources management. The Mission therefore requires the services of Curriculum Development Lead Trainer, who would design and deliver the Curriculum Development course to eight members of the MoI’s Centre for Police Training together with the Associate Trainer. The course would aim to equip the participants with up-to-date knowledge and skills, and to help them meet the overall police requirements in community policing, combatting organized crime and corruption, and other areas of police work.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of National Programme Officer, and in co-operation with Curriculum Development Associate Trainer, the expert will be responsible for:
Organizing two preparatory meetings with the MoI in order to receive all necessary information and prepare a detailed training implementation plan;
Designing and delivering a four-week Curriculum Development Course together with the Assistant Trainer, in line with the objectives and the structure of the approved training programme, and focusing on theoretical concepts;
Developing the overall course schedule together with the Assistant Trainer, while respecting the daily working hours (from 8:00 to 15:30, including 30-45 minutes lunch break);
Developing additional learning and training materials, such as hand-outs and power-point presentation;
Developing an instrument for pre and post-knowledge assessment in line with the approved programme’s learning objectives, together with the Assistant Trainer and in consultation with the MoI’s contact point;
Developing instruments for the course evaluation, with focus on the course structure and the overall participants’ feedback;
Submitting a brief course evaluation report written in Serbian language together with the Assistant Trainer, consisting of up to six pages and based on the fata and feedback collected.
The 4-week course should comprise the following units: Course overview; Planning of the curriculum development process; Training needs analysis and assessment; Data Collection and Analysis Methods; Performance Problem Analysis; Non-training solutions as a result of performance problem analysis; Job, Tasks and Duties Analysis; Work Environment Analysis; Participants’ Analysis; TNA Report; Structuring Training Program; Aim, General and Specific Outcomes; Structuring of the training content; Training and methodology related instruction for delivery of training; Measuring Performance and Assessment Methods; Training evaluation; Development of Handouts, Manuals and Workbooks; Implementation Plan; Practical exercise; Conclusions.
Citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of Serbia;
University degree in adult learning, psychology, human resources management and training, or in a related fields of social studies or organizational sciences;
Minimum 10 years of professional working experience;
Experience in capacity building and advising on issues concerning training, implementing training analysis and curriculum development in business and public sector;
Excellent facilitation skills and competence in facilitating group work, as well as the ability to manage the experience of the participants and their existing knowledge;
Good knowledge of English language and professional fluency in Serbian, both oral and written;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages;
Ability and willingness to work with people of different cultural, national and religious backgrounds;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
The consultant will be employed on a Special Service Agreement covering a total period of two months, starting approx. from 4 November 2019, and will be paid a total amount not exceeding 420,000 RSD, commensurate to individual qualifications and experience.
In addition, travel and accommodation costs, if any, will be reimbursed by the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
How To Apply
Please apply online through this website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 17 October 2019. Only applications received through this website will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 25 October 2019 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, or offer a consultancy at a different level or with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.
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