Training Support Associate

at Basel Institute on Governance
Published November 15, 2022
Location Kampala, Uganda
Category Education  
Job Type Full Time  



ICAR’s dedicated training team is seeking a fifth team member to support the delivery of trainings. This person will lead on administrative aspects of training delivery, from budget preparation and contract management to coordination. The post holder will also contribute to the production of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) data in relation to training programmes and training team reporting. The post holder will report directly to the HQ-based Head of Training and will work closely with the Kampala-based Asset Recovery Specialist. In the discharge of her/his duties, she/he will coordinate closely with the ICAR M&E focal person, as well as Programme Managers from existing ICAR country programmes. Moreover, she/he will receive guidance and, if required, mentoring from the HQ-based Programme Officers.

Key responsibilities

Budget & Contract Management

Prepare budgets for training initiatives.
Manage contract negotiations with interested clients.
Carry out other internal and external administrative steps related to contract management.
Training Preparation

Work in close coordination with the designated training team members for the preparation and delivery of scoping missions, including liaising with client focal person and/or local ICAR team lead for the planning of the scoping mission.
Assist with or lead on procurements that may be required for the delivery of training modules (incl. translation of training materials).
Assist with organisation and preparation of learning materials and registration and onboarding of participants to the Basel Institute’s Learning Management System.
Liaise with the client focal person and/or local ICAR team lead in relation to planning for training delivery, including venue and infrastructure requirements and participant selection.
Monitoring & Evaluation

Process pre- and post-test results and training evaluation feedback.
Manage the training participant register.
Contribute to the production of training reports.
In coordination with HQ M&E focal person, distribute impact survey to participants, monitor responses, and collate data on a periodic basis. As may be required, work with the training team and HQ M&E focal person to prepare updates to the impact survey.
Periodically generate data for broader ICAR or Basel Institute reporting purposes, such as data related to training efforts such as number of trainees, country of origin etc.


A Bachelor-level degree (Master’s degree an advantage)


A minimum of three years of project management experience.

Prior experience working on donor-funded international development programmes an advantage, preferably in governance and/or anti-corruption programming

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