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JOB SUMMARY Reporting to the Director Information & Training, the incumbent is responsible for planning, organising and controlling the activities of the Training Unit to ensure that objectives are met and efficiency is maintained. More specifically the Training Manager will develop and implement a Disaster Management Training Programme for the Nation, ensuring sustainability of knowledge and stimulating improved response to disasters. MAIN FUNCTIONS Plan course content of training programmes Supervise the preparation of syllabuses and time-tables for courses Develop and/or select appropriate instructional materials and tools for use in training programmes Selecting appropriate training modes to deliver disaster management information Making presentations at conferences, workshops, etc. locally, regionally and internationally Provide post training support to participants Identify and develop resources and opportunities to maintain continuity of training FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES... Comprehensive knowledge of current models of training Comprehensive knowledge of the design of training strategies Strong public speaking/ presentation skills Proficient in the relevant computer softwares Comprehensive knowledge of Disaster Management The ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative research Proven supervisory skills CORE COMPETENCIES Strong communication skills; oral and written Sound analytical and problem solving skills Strong interpersonal skill with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to use tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines Skilled in creativity, innovation The ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity Ability to multi-task and respond quickly to changing situation MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE: A first Degree in Teacher Education Training in Management Studies or Supervisory Management Training in Project Management Training in the development, production and use of instructional aids At least three (3) years experience as Training Manager or Teacher. Interested persons may send in their applications including cover letter and resume no later than May 22, 2024 to the: - Director of Human Resource Management Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management 2 – 4 Haining Road Kingston 5 Please note that responses will be sent to short-listed applicants only
Kingston Jamaica


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