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Consultant VIII - Humanitarian Simulation-based Capacity Strengthening Project: Simex Co-facilitator

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Last update: Aug 17, 2022 Last update: Aug 17, 2022

Details

Deadline: Sep 16, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: USA USA
Sectors: Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
Languages:
English English
Work experience: From 7 years
Date posted: Aug 17, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible

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Description

1. BACKGROUND TO THE ASSIGNMENT:

The Simulation-Based Capacity strengthening project enhances the knowledge and coordination skills of staff of US Government agencies and other humanitarian actors for efficient cooperation in international humanitarian operations through the international humanitarian coordination system and with other relevant US agencies.

The primary function of the SimEx Co-Facilitator is co-facilitating curriculum implementation, including supporting wide-ranging program activities inclusive of working with the HRTU team on co-facilitating humanitarian response simulation exercises, and contributing content to project reports.

2. PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

The Simulation-Based Capacity strengthening project enhances the knowledge and coordination skills of staff of US Government agencies and other humanitarian actors for efficient cooperation in international humanitarian operations through the international humanitarian coordination system and with other relevant US agencies.

3. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

  • Support review and update of training plans and materials for each simulation exercise; support planning as agreed
  • Work with HRTU team and existing simulation exercise facilitators on a transition to a new facilitation team
  • Co-lead the simulation event to help ensure it meets program objectives
  • Support trainers:  discuss/revise for content, roles, and process as needed
  • Support, plan, and co-facilitate the end-of-day and end-of-simulation debrief sessions
  • Prepare and submit agreed upon content and feedback for the simulation report
  • Participate in planning and after-action meetings with the HRTU team and the donor
  • Prepare and submit after action review and lessons learned for each simulation exercise, present findings, and provide recommendations for future simulations.
  • Coordinate and co-lead the simulation exercise, ensuring that it is adapted to the learning needs of the trainees and the dynamics of the project
  • Analyse learning progress and adapt the simulation injects to the learning needs of the teams/individual trainees
  • Demonstrated experience managing simulation-based trainings to ensure, with confidence, the development and co-facilitation of program activities inclusive of working with the HRTU team on curriculum updates, co-facilitating simulation exercises, and contributing content to project reports

    • Ensure familiarization with materials for training sessions and seek clarification on any queries in advance of the training
    Work with the training team, BHA, and onsite IMC staff as appropriate, to identify improvements to be made and ensure these are implemented in a timely manner.

EXPERIENCE:

Demonstrated experience managing simulation-based trainings to ensure, with confidence, the

Demonstrated expertise in conducting simulation-based learning. Subject matter expertise in humanitarian coordination mechanisms including experience of working or engaging with humanitarian actors at senior/strategic levels (e.g. HQ, UN, government officials, donors, etc.)

At least 7 years of experience in humanitarian response and complex humanitarian emergencies

At least 5 years of experience in a senior leadership capacity in an international post

EXPERIENCE:

Prior Management role in complex emergency humanitarian response environments

Strong communication and representational skills

Knowledge of humanitarian response coordination architecture, mechanisms and standards

COMPETENCY:

Knowledge of learning methods and objectives for adult and professional audiences

Cross-cultural communication skills, collaboration, Interpersonal influence, adaptive thinking, emotional intelligence

Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.

Safeguarding
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

Equal Opportunities
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.