Skills Adviser - Workforce Development

The Skills for Economic Growth Program (S4EG) is a component of Australia's Education Support Program in the Solomon Islands (SI), funded by the Australian Government and implemented by Palladium. The strategic objective of the program is "To strengthen the capacity of the nation's tertiary and skills sector to produce quality graduates who are in demand in the labour market." Work with the S4EG Team, key counterpart agencies and partners to lead the development and implementation of strategies and activities aimed at increasing the professional competence and technical skills of trainers in partner education and training institutions. In summary the position will:
  • Develop an individual training plan for each nominated member of our partner institutions aimed at developing their professional and technical competence; including organising training and development programs relevant to their discipline area and career aspirations.
  • Oversight of workforce development participants and other players including the review of training materials from a variety of vendors and select materials with appropriate content; the ongoing evaluation the effectiveness of training programs and instructors
  • Development and/or update training programs to ensure that they are current and make the best use of available resources.
  • Manage the review and on-going customisation of the ITAC and TAE and other relevant training and professional development programs.
  • Oversee the creation of training manuals, online learning modules, and other educational materials and develop trainer development programs and coach others involved in training efforts, providing effective growth and development.
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessments (TAE 40110) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years developing and delivering Competency Based Training vocational skills program
  • Relevant professional and qualifications in Workforce Development services
  • Previous relevant experience in the context of cultural diversity
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