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National Training Manager Job at IAM With 63,783 AFN Salary Monthly

National Training Manager Job at IAM With 63,783 AFN Salary Monthly

Job Location: Kabul
March 3, 2024

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Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree
Full Time

Opportunity Details

About International Assistance Mission (IAM):

The International Assistance Mission (IAM) is a non-profit charitable organization through which local staff and international volunteers work together to build capacity in the health and development sectors for the well-being of the people of Afghanistan.

Job Description:

Job purpose: To identify, co-ordinate, evaluate and manage the response to training needs across the IAM workforce. To ensure the LCP runs efficiently and effectively.

Professional Relationships:

Works with:

  • HR and IAM staff to meet training needs.
  • Regional Office Managers / RTLs
  • Other INGOs or NGOs
  • External training providers
  • Auditors as needed
  • M&E Staff members
  • Staff members and foreign Team Members able to deliver training

Responsible toNational HR Manager

Responsible for: Training coordinator, LCP teachers

Key responsibilities and tasks:

Training Facilitation, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation – 40% of time

  • Develops and implements the strategic plan for training within IAM
  • Develops a systemic approach to the monitoring and evaluation of training across IAM and oversees the implementation of it
  • Oversees the scheduling for training across the organisation.
  • Oversees IAMs Management training Scheme
  • Designs and ensures the maintenance of an internal database of staff able to deliver training on various subjects
  • Facilitates the matching of staff training needs with internal trainers as needed
  • Oversees the fulfilment of training agreements between IAM and staff who have attended external training ensuring that knowledge and skills are passed on effectively.

Management of LCP – 20% of time

  • Designs, implements and monitors the annual business plan for Kabul, Mazar and Lal’s LCPs
  • Development of LCP budgets and checks monthly pivot reports
  • Oversees procurement for LCP
  • Ensures that there are enough teachers and that all teachers are adequately trained and resourced
  • Responsible for overseeing the development of new resources in consultation with any LCP consultant

Identification of training needs – 20% of time

•  Works with HR to assess training needs across IAM staff.

•  Feeds the needs assessment into the strategic planning process.

Delivery of training – 10% of time

•  Delivers specialist, mandatory training to relevant staff as needed.

Administration – 10% of time

  • Prepares budgets and submits expenses, cross charges, and financial reports in a timely way. Reports against the LCP business plan quarterly
  • Responsible for HR for LCP teachers: appraisals, contracts, disciplinary procedures, monitoring of leave etc
  • Creates and ensures a centralized database of external training providers available to deliver training is updated
  • Attends relevant trainings, seminars, or courses to enhance abilities and knowledge
  • Ensures selection committees for training opportunities apply criteria consistently and undertaken in a fair and transparent manner.

Core Competencies:


  • IAM Administrative Knowledge: Knowledge about IAM (vision, mission, purpose, programs, projects, administrative policies, practices, procedures, rules, and regulations to manage the work accordingly.
  • Knowledgeable about budgets and basic financial reporting.
  • Business management
  • Evaluating of training
  • Excel and database management
  • Good report-writing skills in Dari.
  • Able to read, write, speak in English reasonably well.
  • Passionate about building capacity within IAM.
  • Able to work well with others

Personality profile and other Characteristics:

  • Professionalism and Respectfulness
  • Commitment to role
  • Hardworking, resilient and assertive
  • Approachable and able to multi-task
  • Detail-oriented

Job Requirements:

Undergraduate degree plus 5 years of experience.

Masters degree plus 3 years of experience.

Skills and experience:  

  • Planning and prioritizing: the skill to manage several tasks at once and assess the relative importance of activities and assignments; to be able to adjust priorities when appropriate.
  • Data Management: Knowledge of the process of ingesting, storing, organizing and maintaining the data created and collected by the organization.
  • Networking: Comprising personal communication, relationship management, and professionalism, as a means of building connections with others to help organizational development.
  •  Conflict Resolution: able to quickly, respectfully, and effectively resolve conflict.
  • Judgment and Decision-Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Presentation: how to present ideas and intentions in the workplace using presentation tools and platforms.
  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and email.
  • 5 years of experience administering  projects within an NGO.
  • Experience of managing a business


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