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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
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    Regional Learning & Development Adviser (L&D) EA & Yemen

    Role And Responsibilities
    The Regional Learning and Development Adviser works in collaboration with the Regional HR team and the countries under the regional office to support and implement strategy and activities on talent management and staff learning and development.

    General Responsibilities

    1. Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at regional level
    2. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, donor requirements, national labour laws and procedures
    3. Support the development of learning strategies and programs for the region that reflect regional priorities and are aligned to global L&D strategies and initiatives
    4. Implement various learning methods region-wide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training, TOTs for capacity building, and managing external providers)
    5. Support the assessment of systems for learning and development initiatives in the region

    Specific Responsibilities

    1. Step up and strengthen the Learning and Development function in the region with the focus to shape and influence NRC Global HR Learning and development strategy.
    2. Lead the implementation of the NRC learning and development strategy.
    3. Establish and maintain a culture of learning in the RO and COs and implement plan to extract learning and development needs from WDPs, consult with team leaders/head of units/departments and advise management on individual, group and collective all staff targets. Help management on where to invest the money the most.
    4. Co-create/collaborate with other regions and Global HR on digital courses that will replace the traditional face to face courses whenever possible.
    5. Co-create/collaborate with other regions and Global HR on leadership, coaching and mentoring courses that are available to various levels of NRC staff.
    6. Development of learning calendar for the region and maintaining a learning catalogue, managing relationships with approved service providers and coordination of Learning and Development services throughout the region.
    7. Ensure regional synergies in the development and implementation of Learning and Development and leadership initiatives, which align to Global HR strategies.

    Professional Competencies

    1. Professional background in a relevant field (e.g. learning and development, organisational development)
    2. Experience of successful training design, delivery, and evaluation to meet organisational requirements
    3. Knowledge of learning management software
    4. Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques
    5. Familiarity with online training methods, tools, and techniques
    6. Ability to conduct cost-benefit analysis and calculate training ROI
    7. Ability to engage internal stakeholders at various organizational levels and balance their priorities; ability to engage with and enrol external stakeholders
    8. Experience with tendering and contracting processes will be helpful
    9. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    10. Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
    11. Ideally experience from humanitarian sector


    Method of Application

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