Material Title Description Target Groups Keywords Type of material
Job-embedded support strategiesThe Job-Embedded Strategies offers to technical experts, managers and development agents, and other PSNP employee’s suggestions about how to use various job-embedded support strategies. This material discusses job-embedded techniques such as coaching, mentoring, peer review, feedback, and others. PSNP employees can use the material as a standalone resource or as a handout for training programs on the topic. Managers, Food Security Experts, Technical experts, Development AgentsCoaching, mentoring, on the job support, training application, motivation, effective listening, feedback, effective questions, After-Action Review, capacity, capacity development, Adult learning Guidance Note
Beneficiary Household Registry training packageBeneficiary Household (BHH) Registry training program aims at assisting Regional and Woreda FS Experts to deliver training programs for DAs and Kebele Administrators on the implementation of the PSNP Beneficiary Household Registry. The training program presents the different roles and responsibilities related to the implementation of BHH. The program also introduces the communication strategy supporting the implementation of the BHH and provides detailed information on the appeal procedures and processes. PSNP designed the BHH training program in December 2019 to support BHH data for operationalizing the PSNP Management Information System. Food Security Experts can modify the program to support household registry processes in the future.Food Security Experts, Development agentsHousehold registry, targeting, BHH, Beneficiary Household Registry, BHH Appeals, Training Package
Programme management & coordination guidance note for leaders & managers Guidance noteThe Programme Management & Coordination Guidance Note for leaders & managers Guidance note aims to increase the understanding and engagement of leaders, managers, and coordinators for the effective delivery of PSNP. The GN presents a summary of the PSNP institutional arrangements, roles, and responsibilities of key implementing agencies and the programme coordination arrangement and governance structures.Food Security Coordinators,
Managers
Coordination, Management, Roles and Responsibilities, Institutional Arrangements Guidance Note
Annual planning guidance note for leaders & managers Guidance noteThe Annual Planning (AWP) Guidance Note for Leaders and Managers provides an overview of the processes, structure, and content of the PSNP AWP plans. The Guidance Note aims at supporting leaders and managers to facilitate the timely preparation of the AWP and according to the requirements of the PIM and other program documents. Food Security Coordinators, Managers, Technical Committee members, Task Force Committee membersPlanning, Technical Committees, Task Forces, AWP Guidance Note
Capacity Development Guidance Note for RPSNP Leaders, Managers, and ExpertsThe Capacity Development (CD) Guidance Note for Leaders, Managers, And Experts presents the PSNP approach to the CD. The Guidance Note aims at supporting PSNP stakeholders to develop a common understanding of the approaches, stages, and principles for designing and implementing CD programs for addressing performance problems of the program. The guidance note also reaffirms that CD is a systematic approach, which requires multiple levels of interventions to improve and sustain the performance.Managers, Leaders, Technical Experts, FS Experts, trainers, Capacity Development, Performance improvement, Training, Four Stages of Capacity Development, Performance Management, systematic approach to Capacity Development, Capacity Development Programs, Institutional Arrangement of Capacity Development Guidance Note
Transfer Guidance Note for Leaders & ManagersTransfer Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers presents the principles, requirements, and process for Transfers. The Guidance Note also discusses different modes (cash and food) of transfers and provides a brief overview of critical PSNP processes and systems for transfers. The Guidance note also discusses the process of implementing scalable safety nets. The primary purpose of Transfer Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers is to serve as an introduction for leaders and managers overseeing PSNP transfers. Managers, technical committee members, technical experts, Food Security CoordinatorsTransfer, Targeting, Scalable Safety Net, Payroll Management,
Commodity Management, cash transfers, food transfers
Guidance Note
Public Works & Links to Social Services Guidance Note for Leaders & ManagersThe Public Works & Links to Social Services Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers describe the principles of the PW component under PSNP. The GN also presents the key roles and responsibilities for implementing PW activities. The GN also describes the planning and monitoring of the PW. The Public Works & Links to Social Services Guidance Note For Leaders & Managers also present the GSD Provisions related to PW. The guidance note also discusses the processes for linking PW participants to social services and the mechanisms for implementing the Temporary and Permanent Direct Support. Managers, technical committee members, technical experts, Food Security Coordinators, NR Experts, PW Experts, Social Workers, Development AgentsPublic Works, PW, Natural Resources Management, Social Services, Gender, and Social Development, GSD, Planning, Monitoring, Public Works Technical Committees, Temporary Direct Support, TDS, Permanent Direct Support, PDS, Linkages Guidance Note
Livelihoods guidance note for leaders & managersThe Livelihoods Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers discusses the principles of the Livelihood support offered to the PSNP beneficiaries. It presents the implementation of the process for the implementation of the PSNP Livelihood interventions, including client identification, saving mobilization, business plan preparation, and others.Extension Workers, TVETs experts, Development Agents, Livelihoods Experts, Livelihoods, Livelihood support, Business Planning, Livelihoods Groups, Financial Training, Saving Support, Saving Mobilization Guidance Note
Social development and nutrition guidance note for leaders & managers and frontline staffThe Social Development and Nutrition Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers and Frontline Staff summarizes the GSD and Nutrition provisions of PSNP. The Guidance Note clarifies roles and responsibilities for the implementation of PSNP Gender and Social Development provisions. The Social Development and Nutrition Guidance Note and Frontline Staff also presents the expected GSD outputs during the implementation of PSNP management/coordination processes and technical areas – (re)targeting, annual planning, transfers, monitoring, and others.Leaders & Managers, Frontline Staff, Development Agents, Social Workers, Health Extension Workers, Social Development, Nutrition, Social Services, Permanent Direct Support, Temporary Direct Support, Social Accountability, Gender, Pregnant Women, Lactating women, Primary caregiver Guidance Note
Procurement Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers The Procurement Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers offers an overview of the PSNP procurement principles, methods, thresholds, processes, and procedures. Leaders & Managers, Procurement Officers, Accountants, Food Security Experts, Technical ExpertsProcurement, Procurement thresholds, Procurement Planning, Shopping, Record Keeping Guidance Note
Financial Management Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers The Financial Management Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers presents the processes for preparing annual budgets for PSNP, accounting, financial reporting, auditing, and budget control procedures. It clarifies the budget lines, budget ceilings, and Eligible expenditures. The Guidance Note also discusses the Roles and Responsibilities for the financial management of the main stakeholders at the different administrative levels of PSNP. The Financial Management Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers also discusses the processes for financial support under the Humanitarian and Food Assistance in non-PSNP Woredas.Leaders & Managers, Accountants, Cashiers, Food Security Coordinators, Technical ExpertsHFA, Non-PSNP Woredas, Budgeting, Financial management, budget, accounting, audit Guidance Note
Monitoring & Evaluation Guidance Note for Leaders & ManagersMonitoring & Evaluation Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers provides an overview of the PSNP Logical Framework and outputs. The Guidance note also presents the M&E Mechanisms and M&E tools of PSNP. The Guidance note also presents reporting schedules and clarifies the Responsibilities for M&E and reporting.Leaders & Managers, Food Security Coordinators, Technical experts, Development agents.Reporting, Logical Framework, Outputs, Monitoring and Evaluation. Guidance Note
Human Resource Management Guidance Note for Line Managers The Human Resource Management Guidance Note for Line Managers is discussing the essential Human Resources functions which line managers must perform. The Guidance Note presents the processes of HR Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Induction, Training and Development, and Performance Management. The Human Resource Management Guidance Note for Line Managers also clarifies the division of responsibilities for the implementation of HR Management processes between the senior management, Immediate supervisors, and the human resource directorate.Leaders and Managers, Employees, Food Security CoordinatorsHR Planning,
Recruitment and Selection
Placement,
Induction,
Employee development,
Training and development,
Performance Management,
Workplace Conflicts,
Grievance and Disciplinary Case Management,
Employment termination
Guidance Note
Physical Resource Management Guidance Note for PSNP Line Managers The Physical Resource Management Guidance Note for PSNP Line Managers summarizes key GoE regulations and procedures for physical assets management. The Guidance Note presents the physical assets management cycle - Procurement, Inventory Control, Repair and Maintenance, and Disposal of assets. The guidance note also provides information about the processes of management of IT Equipment and vehicles. The Physical Resource Management Guidance Note for PSNP Line Managers also presents the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders for assets management.Leaders and Managers, procurement officers, Financial Experts, Food Security Coordinators.Procurement, Inventory Control, Repair, Maintenance, Disposal, Fleet Management, IT equipment management, Physical Assets Management Guidance Note
PSNP-NGO Collaboration Guidance NoteThe PSNP-NGO Collaboration Guidance Note presents a framework for cooperation and coordination between PSNP and PSNP Implementing Partners. The Guidance Note also describes approaches for joint planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting. The PSNP-NGO Collaboration Guidance Note also presents institutional arrangements to facilitate the coordinated implementation, including clarifying the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders and a platform for coordination. NGOs, Implementing Partners, Leaders and Managers, Technical Experts, Food Security Coordinators.Implementing Partners, Coordination, Cooperation, Planning, Reporting, Monitoring. Guidance Note
Food/Commodity Management Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers (PSNP-HFA linkage in PSNP woredas)The Food/Commodity Management Guidance Note for Leaders & Managers introduces a common set of institutional structures and delivery procedures of assistance. The Guidance Note also clarifies the intuitional arrangements for PSNP-HFA and the roles and responsibilities of the different administrative levels of the GoE. Food Security Coordinators, Leaders, and Managers, Technical Experts, Implementing partners, Targeting clients, Food Management, Commodity Management, Payments, HFA, Humanitarian Food Assistance Guidance Note
PSNP Annual Planning Guidance NoteThe PSNP Annual Planning Guidance Note presents a unified approach and templates for the preparation of the annual work plans and budgets for PSNP. The guidance note also clarifies the institutional roles and responsibilities of the different administrative levels of PSNP for the preparation of the annual work plans and budgets. The PSNP Annual Planning Guidance Note also suggests mechanisms for coordination between PSNP IAs for the preparation of the annual work plans and budget. The Guidance Note also presents the process and schedules for preparing and approving the AWP. The Guidance Note also includes templates related to the preparation of the AWPs and budgets.Leaders and Managers, Food Security Coordinators, Technical Experts, Development Agents, AccountantsPlanning, Annual Work Plan, Budget, Annual Budget. Guidance Note
Designing Training ProgramsThe Designing Training Programs package includes a handout, workbook, and PowerPoint presentation. TASC designed these materials to be used as standalone reading material or as part of training design workshops. The Designing Training Programs package clarifies the main steps, characteristics, and standards for developing training programs under PSNP. The materials present factors informing the design of training programs, characteristics of learning objectives, formats, and structures of facilitator’s guidelines, and participant’s handouts. The materials also discuss some of the most common training methodologies.Technical Experts, Development Agents, Managers, and Leaders, Food Security CoordinatorsPre-Training considerations, training logistics, learning objectives, the structure of handouts, designing PowerPoint presentations, facilitator’s guides, learning techniques, learning methodologies Training Package
ESMF Training for DAs part 1ESMF Training for DAs part 2The ESMF Package for DAs aims at helping Woreda Natural Resource Experts to deliver training programs on ESMF for the Natural Resources Development Agents and Kebele Managers. The program presents the processes and tools for implementing PSNP ESMF provisions during the design and implementation of Public Works projects. During the training, the participants also have the opportunity to learn how to apply the PSNP ESMF planning, data collection, and reporting templates. The training package also discusses Workplace Health and Safety during Public Works. The training package also provides an overview of the Grievance Redress Mechanism.Development Agents, Kebele Managers, Woreda Natural Resource ExpertsSafeguards, Environmental and Social Management Framework, ESMF, Workplace Health and Safety, Public Works, Grievance Redress Mechanism Training Package
ESMF Training for Woreda Natural Resource ExpertsThe ESMF Package for Woreda Natural Resource Experts aims at helping Woreda Natural Resource Experts to develop their skills in the implementation of ESMF. The program presents the processes and tools for implementing PSNP ESMF provisions during the design and implementation of Public Works projects. During the training, the participants also have the opportunity to learn how to apply the PSNP ESMF planning, data collection, and reporting templates. The training package also discusses Workplace Health and Safety during Public Works. The training package also provides an overview of the Grievance Redress Mechanism. The ESMF Training for Woreda Natural Resouce Experts also has sessions dedicated to adult learning and cascading the ESMF Training program to the Natural Resources Development Agents and Kebele Managers.Woreda Natural Resource Experts, Regional Natural Resource Experts, Public works coordinators, Public works experts.Safeguards, Environmental and Social Management Framework, ESMF, Workplace Health and Safety, Public Works, Grievance Redress Mechanism, Training of Trainers Training Package
HR for Non- HR Manager Training ProgramThe HR for Non- HR Manager Training Program aims at providing the opportunity of managers to learn how to apply the HR functions, which are part of their responsibilities. The program covers the HR Management Processes and Roles and Responsibilities for implementing HR functions. The HR for Non- HR Manager Training Program presents the recruitment and selection processes, induction of new employees, training and development, performance management, motivating employees. Managers, Leaders, HR Expert, CoordinatorsHR Planning,
Recruitment and Selection
Placement,
Induction,
Employee development,
Training and development,
Performance Management,
Workplace Conflicts,
Grievance and Disciplinary Case Management,
Employment termination
Training Package
Market Value Chain and Business Plan - Training Package – Woreda Level Part-1Market Value Chain and Business Plan - Training Package – Woreda Level Part-2The Market Value Chain and Business Plan Training Package provides the opportunity to regional and woreda Livelihood experts to learn how to apply marketing and value chain principles to the implementation of the PSNP Livelihood activities. The program offers the participants to the participants to learn how to identify and develop woreda value chains. During the training, participants also have the opportunity to learn how to support DAs while they are providing support to the PSNP clients. The training also discusses the processes of developing Business Plans and compliance with of the PSNP Livelihood activities to the program safeguards (ESMF). The training Package in Market Value Chain and Business Plan Training Package also provides an opportunity to woreda Livelihood Experts to develop their training abilities for cascading a Market Value Chain and Business Plan training programs to Development Agents.Regional Livelihood Experts, Woreda Livelihood Experts, Cooperatives Employees, Value Chains, Marketing, ESMF, Gender, Business Plans, Sequence of Technical Support, Agricultural marketing system, Livelihood Technical supports, Income Generation Activities, IGA Training Package
Permanent Direct Support Training Program for Managers and Senior ExpertsThe Permanent Direct Support Training Program for Managers and Senior Experts aims at providing an overview of the Social Protection Systems of the Government of Ethiopia and PSNP. The training program presents the PDS component of PSNP. It describes the processes of providing support to PDS clients and the process of linking the PDS clients to social services. The training program also discusses the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders related to PDS. Leaders and Managers, Food Security Coordinators, ExpertsSocial Services, Permanent Direct Support, PDS, Social Protection, targeting, graduation, Payments, Program Exit, Case Management Training Package
Leadership Training program Part-1Leadership Training program Part-2The Leadership Training program aims at providing the opportunity to PSNP leaders and managers to develop their leadership abilities. During the program, participants have the opportunity to develop skills in stakeholder management, facilitating meetings, developing teams, providing feedback. The program also gives an overview of HR and Physical Assets resources management in the context of PSNP and the public sector of Ethiopia.Leaders and Managers, Technical Experts, CoordinatorsLeadership, Management, Stakeholders analysis, Stakeholders management, Effective meetings, Situation Leadership, Team Building, Trust, Leadership intelligence Feedback, Time Management, Human resource management, Physical resources management Training Package
Physical Resource Management training program The Physical Resource Management Training program aims at supporting governmental employees responsible for the management of the physical assets of PSNP to develop their skills in Physical Resource Management. The program includes an overview of the legal framework, institutional responsibilities, and GoE procedures for asset management. It provides an opportunity for the participants to learn how to code different types of physical resources according to the guidelines of the Ministry of Finance. The Physical Resource Management training program provides an opportunity to the participants to develop skills in valuation/depreciation methods for physical assets. The program presents the GoE regulations for disposing of assets. Procurement Officers, Storekeepers, Leaders and Managers, Physical Resource Management, Asset Coding, Asset Valuation (Depreciation) Methods, Asset Disposal Methods Training Package
Vehicle Maintenance ManagementThe Vehicle Maintenance Management training program aims at providing the opportunity to the participants to develop skills for planning, maintaining, and repairment management of PSNP vehicles. The program offers the opportunity to the participants to learn how to prepare maintenance budgets and reports. During the program, participants also will have the opportunity to understand systems of GoE for vehicle control and use. The program also introduces the principles and key considerations for Traffic Safety Management and Accident Prevention.Drivers, FS Coordinator, Procurement Officers, office administrators, Coordinators, Vehicles Maintenance and Repair Management, Maintenance Planning, Vehicle Maintenance Reports, Vehicle Maintenance Budgeting, Traffic Safety Management, Traffic Accidents, Accident Prevention, Vehicle emissions and Environment,
Vehicle Disposal
Training Package