(Announcement) Soft skills training: EMA hires for Cyber Security Academy at FCIM/TUM

CSA Partners

Background

We are launching the 3rd year of the Cyber Security Academy for students of the Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics at the Technical University of Moldova (TUM) which consists of 3 core modules – Soft Skills training, Hard Skills training and the English language course.

The overall objective of the trainer is to enhance the soft skills of approximately 30 IT students under the Cyber Security Academy.

 

Scope of Work

The soft skills training will be offered to students of the Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics at TUM. The training should address the development of soft skills of the students, such as – Communication skills – Interpersonal skills – Problem-solving skills – Teamwork – Interpersonal skills – Presentation skills – Negotiation, constructive feedback, critical thinking – Conflict solution – Gender issues, equality, diversity and inclusive workplace.

In the initial phase of this assignment, it is expected that the trainer conducts an individual assessment to determine how to deliver the training (potentially split the group) and take full responsibility for:

  • Developing a tailored training course;
  • Planning and conducting 2 lessons (2×90 min) a week;
  • Evaluating the progress of individual students to measure progress, identify barriers to learning and recommend action to overcome barriers;
  • Identify and provide useful resources and course material and mentor students in their use;
  • Consistently keep a record of participation of individual students and consult TUM management in the case of repetitive absence;
  • Ensure that the lessons are planned and delivered in a highly participative and interactive manner and responsive to the request and suggestions of the students;
  • Other related tasks are based on need and agreement.

 

Duration and place of the work

 The trainer will be contracted as a consultant by EMA – Development and Mobility Agency and engaged for 2 months for 24 hours (60 min/hour).

The course is to be delivered physically at the TUM premises twice a week for a total of 3 hours (180 min) starting from early October, and the teacher is responsible for making all logistical arrangements for the course delivery, in close coordination with the TUM.

 

Qualifications

 Minimum 5 years of professional experience in delivering Soft Skills training to various audiences;

  • Extensive experience in building capacities;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including strong experience in facilitation of training/workshops and presentations;
  • Proven and demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to students, utilise principles, methods, techniques and systems of working with students;
  • Excellent communication and written skills in Romanian;
  • Reliability, flexibility and ability to adjust to changing circumstances and needs.

 

Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit their proposal for this assignment by 03 October (updated) at decanat@fcim.utm.md. Include ‘Soft Skills Training’ in the subject line.

The applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so early applications are highly encouraged.

The proposal should include:

  • CV;
  • Certification or documentation indicating applicant’s skills;
  • A work plan illustrating all steps that the candidate will take to carry out the course, including how the lessons will be planned and delivered and what course material will be used.