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Training Specialist

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP-Support to National Election in Pakistan
Posted On:
27 April, 2008
Last Date to apply:
06 May, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Experience in the preparation of training manuals, management experience in the design & implementation of large scale cascade training programmes in dispersed geographic environments.

5-7 Years experience in developing training materials and modules keeping in view the target groups and their level. The candidate should have a good understanding of design and implementation of training programs, institutional development, project planning, management and monitoring. Experience of training in relation to elections will be an advantage. He/she should have excellent communication skills and be fluent in English and Urdu, and should be conversant with the use of computer.


After successful completion of the Project “Support to National Elections in Pakistan”, The Election Commission of Pakistan and several donors expressed a strong interest in continued support to electoral assistance and reforms. The project is being implemented in close collaboration with ECP and will promote strategic partnership between ECP & CSOs for strengthening electoral processes in Pakistan. The intended outcome of the project is to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks that enable free, fair, transparent and credible elections to be conducted.

Job Descriptions:
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to carry out the following specific tasks to achieve all the project objectives:

Strategy formulation for institutionalization of an electoral Training program;

Facilitating ECP in planning (designing the National Training roll out) and implementation of the training plans for LG elections 2009;

Revision and Development of new modules and training material on the basis of Need Assessment for LG elections 2009;

Planning and executing TOTs for ECP staff and refresher courses for the existing Master Trainers;

Assisting ECP in Planning and executing the training of Polling Agents for LG Elections 2009;

Organizing workshops / Training sessions as per planned activities to achieve the desired objectives;

Aligning training activities with other project activities to fulfill the overall project objectives;

Identifying areas within this component of the project which require further research and analysis for drawing lessons for replication and ensuring sustainability of the systems that have been put in place;

Ensuring the gradual transfer of responsibilities that the project staff is undertaking to ECP to ensure the sustainability of project activities;

Proposal for formation of Federal Election Academy/training & research institute.

Any other work that he may be assigned by the PM.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters Degree in any discipline from a reputable university recognized by HEC.