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Consultant VII - Humanitarian Simulation-based Capacity Strengthening Project: Simex Lead Facilitator

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Last update: 5 days ago Last update: Sep 22, 2022

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Deadline: Oct 20, 2022
Location: USA USA
Sectors: Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Training Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Training
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
Languages:
English English
Work experience: From 10 years
Date posted: Sep 21, 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 Lead Facilitator is to lead facilitation, including supporting the implementation of wide-ranging program activities inclusive of working with the HRTU team facilitating humanitarian response simulation exercises, participation in the curriculum review and update process, 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:

Specify the tasks related to the assignment in SMART bullet format. Detail issues such as documentation required and how provided, communication processes, reporting requirements.

  • Alongside the Senior Project Manager, lead review and update training plans and materials for each simulation exercise; support planning as agreed
  • Work with HRTU team and existing simulation exercise facilitators on the transition to a new facilitation team
  • Lead the simulation event to help ensure it meets program objectives
  • Support trainers: lead discussion/revisions for content, roles, and process as needed
  • Support, plan, and 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 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 facilitation of program activities inclusive of working with the HRTU team on curriculum updates, facilitating and 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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 10 years of experience in humanitarian response and complex humanitarian emergencies

At least 10 years of experience in a senior leadership capacity in an international post.

EXPERIENCE:

Prior Senior Management role in complex emergency humanitarian response environments

Strong communication and representational skills

Expert knowledge of humanitarian response coordination architecture, mechanisms and standards

COMPETENCY:

Expert 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.