The unit combines knowledge, research, tools, skill development and training into a coherent capacity development strategy.
The capacity building activities focus on national and local government institutions, partners, training institutions and UN-Habitat staff, making use of the knowledge and information generated from across UN-Habitat in the production of learning and capacity building tools, manuals and course companions for global application.
It works closely with universities, training institutes, think tanks and private companies in the development and delivery of in-situ and online workshops and training in various thematic areas.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Capacity Development and Training Unit, the incumbent will perform the following duties :
1.Provision of capacity development services to national and local governments and UN-Habitat partners by : a) Undertaking activities covering the various stages of the training development cycle, and identification of institutional and individual capacity development gaps, b) Developing project proposals based on results-based management principles, liaise with potential funding agencies, and take part in resource mobilization and project acquisition strategies of the unit and the branch.
b) developing technical and content proposals for meeting the capacity needs of UN-Habitat programs and partners; c) undertaking training needs assessment within programs and organizations involved in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the SDGs.
d) developing online training.
assist in the reporting to senior management of UN-Habitat, revise and comment on reports to the UN secretariat; support the development of the work plan and its implementation, progress reporting and evaluation and monitoring.
b) Performs other related duties as required.
b) Keeping up to date database of partner Universities and Preparing progress reports and briefs; c) Exploring funding opportunities and develop programme documents to support University partnerships.
c) Developing the design and architecture / structure of networks and supporting tools; d) Organizing roundtables, collaborative and networking events for Habitat Partner Universities.
d) Preparing expert group meetings to support curricula development and its Implementation.
Required education : Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience : 5 years
Required languages : English (Spoken : fluent Written : fluent)