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Facilitator/Trainer/Training Designer

About Kaizen

The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.

We leverage existing knowledge, technology, new media, and local peer networks to support local reforms. Since our inception, we have provided support to more than 100 government, private-sector, and non-profit organizations in markets worldwide. We have created solutions that achieve outcomes across a broad range of sectors including education, governance, economic growth, environment and water, energy, and global law enforcement.

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is seeking a Facilitator/Trainer/Training Designer (FTTD) for an upcoming USAID-funded project focused on the Organizational Development of USAID/Uganda. The project seeks to support in building the existing “Mission of Leaders” activity and fortify USAID’s performance in implementing its 2017 to 2021 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) in an adaptive, iterative manner.

The Facilitator/Trainer/Training Designer (FTTD) will provide facilitation and training services and support other Contract staff in designing training and other professional development activities. More specifically the responsibilities of the FTTD will include: designing, organizing and facilitating internal and external USAID meetings, workshops, town halls, etc.; designing and conducting/helping conduct Contract-relevant training courses that are substantive, engaging and motivating; ensuring that the Contractor is reinforcing group training with individual training and complementing traditional “classroom” training with experiential, electronic and other innovative training approaches; developing and facilitating peer-to-peer and other mentorship arrangements; ensuring that Contractor activities are attuned to American and Ugandan cultures; Developing the Mission’s internal capacity as well as Uganda capacity to facilitate, train and design training courses. 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree most preferably in social sciences; and five years of experience acting as a facilitator, trainer or training designer. 
  • Must be a legal resident of Uganda. S/he may be a Ugandan or an expatriate already living in Uganda
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience living and working in developing country
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and train large groups, culturally diverse groups, and groups of senior-level executives as well as experience with innovative training, facilitation approaches and training designer
  • At least three (3) references from past supervisors, subordinates and or clients supporting required skills, abilities, and experience
  • Experience working in the organizational development, adult learning or related fields
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English language

Desired:

  • Demonstrated skills in building, mobilizing, and working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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