Organizational Learning and Staff Development Officer
Post Title : Organizational Learning and Staff Development Officer
1. PURPOSE OF THE POST
Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Specialist and within the framework of organizational staff development policies, the incumbent will be responsible for the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of state-of- the-arts learning and training programmes for UNICEF DRC staff members.
2. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Based on the assessment of existing competencies as well as identified learning/training needs, he/she will assist in designing and implementing innovative staff development strategies capable of delivering real performance gains to UNICEF DRC within the available budget. He/ She will systematically and objectively assess staff and organizational learning/training needs based on the annual performance review and office priorities in line with the learning/training Policy thrust of UNICEF.
Implement cost-effectively the approved range of courses by mobilizing internal resources (including UNICEF e-learning courses) for their execution and thereby reducing dependency on external consultants.
Prepare induction/orientation programmes for all new staff and facilitate the implementation and monitoring of such programmes.
Develop learning/training programmes for existing employees to ensure that staff is given appropriate training opportunities that contribute to their professional development.
Keeps and maintains up-to-date staff personal training history and record for career planning purposes and administration. Provide on-going updates to established training programs already in place.
Lead and manage the interface between external training providers and UNICEF DRC, ensuring that the training given by them meets staff needs and contributes to the acquisition/development of competencies required for an effective implementation of the Country Programme.
In consultation with the Supervisor and the Chief of Operations, develop best practices in all aspect of staff development, performance management and constantly evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes to determine challenges and areas of improvement.
Identify and establish Training infrastructure (through consultation with the Country Management Team and OLDS/NYHQ) appropriate to the delivery of a range of quality services in the area of programme management, in particular.
University degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field with specialized training in Learning and staff development.
4. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications by E-mail to :
The UN P11 from could be downloaded from: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_apply.html
UN staff members are requested to provide last two Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs).
Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.
QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
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