Job Vacancy For Training Coordinator At Palladium Group (Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region)



The Palladium Group develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence based solutions to improve the health and well being of people around the world. Since 1971,we have assisted governmental and non-governments agencies foundations, and the private sector designing implementing and evaluating programmes in HIV, reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infection diseases,and gender.The Palladium Group possesses deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health market and private sector engagement, modelling and economic analysis, patient, monitoring and management, Health Management Information Systems, strategic consulting, and programme management.

Job Description

The Palladium Group with funding from DFID request for application from qualified individuals to fill vacant position on the Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health (GHARH) Project.

Position Summary:

•   The Training Coordinator (TC) on the Adolescent Reproductive Health (GHARH) Project in Ghana will be based in Sunyani, Brong Ahafo.
•   The TC is to ensure the smooth and effective implementation of training events for all partners.
•   The TC will coordinate the management design, and delivery of large/ small scale training programmes.
•   The PC will work with the Capacity Building Adviser to map out and schedule
•   all capacity related trainings for partners in line with DFID and the Palladium Group policies and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

This is full-time position and will report directly to the Capacity Building Adviser on key capacity building technical issues.There will be a secondary reporting line between the Training Coordinator and
GHARH Regional Representative for all administrative responsibilities within the region

•   Assist with the mapping out of training plans for all partners,
•   Support to conduct organisation wide needs assessment and identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed
•   Support the design and development at training programmes (outsourced or in-house)
•   Ensure appropriate training methods are employed for each case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes)
•   Follow up on training programmes and document the changes and expected impact
•   Assess instructional effectiveness and summarise evaluation, reports, determining the impact of training on partner employee skills and how it affects Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
•   Partner with internal stakeholders and liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design
•   Manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
•   Ensure that trainings are not one-off, but instead followed up with regular refresher training and supervision as appropriate.
•   Ensure training materials are updated regularly as required
•   Maintain training calendar and other relevant training records
•   Contribute to quarterly and annual project reporting
•   Other tasks as determined by Team Leader and LTTA for Capacity Building.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   University bachelor's degree in a related field
•   At least three years work experience in a training coordination role
•   Experience with instruction or training
•   Knowledge of adult instructional and learning theory and principles
•   Knowledge of instructional design and training methodologies
•   Ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders, including project partners, donors, private sector, NGOs, and government departments/ district assemblies
•   Strong results orientation and commitment to accountability and value for money
•   Strong personal qualities, including integrity, commitment to excellence, equality, openness, inclusiveness, and collegiality
•   Excellent written and spoken English is a must; local languages are an advantage
•   Effective planning and organisational skills
•   Strong communication skills
•   Strong analytical and data collection skills
•   Problem analysis and problem solving skills
•   Presentation and facilitation skills
•   Coaching and mentoring skills
•   Good judgment and adaptability
•   High computer proficiency, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite.
•   Experience and understanding of DFID financial rules and regulation
•   Experience of working on a major donor funded project (DFID,USAID)  or public service agency.

Location: Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region

How To Apply For The Job

Send your applications and CVs by email to:

[email protected]  

or address it to:

The Human Resources & Administrative Officer
The Palladium Group (GHARH Project)
National Population Council
P. O. Box M666, Ministries - Accra


Closing Date: 21 August, 2015
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