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Junior Consultant x2 at NIPAM

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POSITION: JUNIOR CONSULTANT  x2 (1 year fixed term contract)

The incumbent will report to the Senior Consultant
PATTERSON : GRADE C5 MINIMUM : N$ 374,691. 00 (Total Employment Cost)
MAXIMUM : N$ 487,099. 00 (Total Employment Cost)

PRIMARY PURPOSE
To execute consultancies by conducting research and investigation into public service delivery. Assist with the provision of practical and implementable solutions to the challenges of public administration and management to ensure efficient and effective public service delivery in Namibia.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Consulting Services:
 Develops frameworks to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the Public Sector and undertake consultancies in that regard.
 Develops responsive tools, offers practical and implementable solutions based on best practices aimed at people, systems, processes, and procedures.
 Identifies consulting opportunities across the Public Sector through tenders/expressions of interest amongst others.  Prepares, submits, and presents proposals for identified consulting or tendering opportunities and/or on the invitation
 Facilitates the service level agreement process.
 Assists with the execution of consultancy assignments related to the business unit as or when required.
 Assists with the compilation and presentation of consulting reports to the clients.

Business Unit Strategy:
 Participates in determining key functional training and capacity building priorities for Academic Unit at governance, strategic, management, tactical and operational levels.
 Contributes to the process of identifying specific capacity building requirements and define the skills needed for the relevant Offices, Ministries and Agencies.
 Delivers short, medium, and long-term training programmes.

Lecturing:
 Prepares proper lesson plans within framework of curriculum and provided course material.
 Conducts in-depth study on subject matter to be delivered – broader and deeper than training material.
 Conducts examinations or tests for the appointment, promotion, or transfer of persons in or to the public service.
 Delivers training to foster a sense of purpose, values, and traditions of a public service which serves the people of Namibia and promotes their welfare and lawful interests.
 Trains public servants to acquire analytical, creative, advisory, administrative, and other skills and knowledge necessary to formulate and execute policies and directives.
 Facilitates a culture of continuous learning in the public sector.
 In the absence of adequate internal capacity, identify and request resources from the NIPAM resource pool.
 Evaluates all training programs for suitability for intended purpose.
 Ensures that all training interventions are evaluated by the learners and recommends points for improvement.

Research:
 Supervises research projects conducted under the Functional Training, Organization Development & Consultancy unit. Business Development:
 Participates in the development and implementation of the business unit plan, key functional training, and capacity building priorities for the applicable disciplines at governance, strategic, management, tactical and operational levels.  Provides information to assist in the development of a competency framework of public servants in applicable disciplines.
 Assesses participants (pre- and post- training-assessment) and makes the necessary adjustments to the delivery.
 Supports the Senior Lecturers to evaluate effectiveness of course material and makes recommendations to the Manager Curriculum and Material Development.
 Participates in business unit day to day operations.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
 Honours Degree in Public Administration / Business Management/ Commerce/ Human Resource/ Organizational Development / Economics or equivalent qualification.
 Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
 NQF Level 8
 8 Years ‘consultancy experience in a field relevant to the business unit (Public Enterprises / Central Government / Urban and Rural Development).

NIPAM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from designated groups e.g., women and persons with disabilities in terms of Affirmative Action (Employment) (Act No. 29 of 1998).

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of qualifications, and Identification document or passport.
The closing date for applications is 03 February 2023 at 16:00 PM.
Applications should be emailed to recruitment@nipam.na.

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