WWF Manager, Shared Learning and Performance Job in Nairobi

Manager, Shared Learning and Performance

Last year, WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals – water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance.

In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world.

This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF’s ambitious goals.

We are recruiting the role of Manager, Shared Learning and Performance for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.

Location: WWF Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and facilitate a continuous process of shared learning within and among Practices in order to refine strategies and improve organizational performance.
  • Develop and facilitate ways in which Practices can use qualitative and quantitative measures/metrics to assess and refine their strategies on an ongoing basis
  • Act as bridge between the Practices and the Integrated Performance Unit in ensuring that the right indicators are identified and measured to judge progress and success.
  • Support Practices in developing and producing consistent reports to NET and the WWF Network that are meaningful, yet not burdensome for core teams
  • Assess, develop and recommend approaches and tools to use in knowledge management and learning to accelerate the uptake of Practice priorities, approaches and key lessons by WWF Offices
  • Develops cooperation with other partner organizations with common interests in learning and knowledge management towards the Global Goals, driving efficiency and avoiding duplication
  • Support and Co-ordinate Practice core team knowledge management staff to ensure effective working together, efficiency of action, and shared learning at Network level
  • Supports the assessments of results and overall impact of the Global Conservation Programme (carried-out by the Integrated Performance Unit), ensuring that an integrated approach across Practices is used

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • A university degree in a subject relevant to WWF or to education, learning and knowledge management
  • At least 7 years’ experience in education, learning and knowledge management in an international setting
  • Familiarity with working in an NGO and/or Network organization, preferably with experience of conservation, environment or development issues.
  • Experience of working with knowledge management and sharing platforms and tools
  • Experience of working in an international and/or inter-cultural environment
  • Analytical thinker, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize;
  • Strong communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a networker who is good at building individual and team relationships
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and workspaces
  • Computer literate (including IT systems and tools for learning and knowledge management),
  • Reliable, flexible and with a problem solving attitude
  • Fluent in English, with excellent writing skills; other languages an advantage;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply?

Upload your covering letter and CV on LinkedIn as one file.

We will not accept applications without CV and Covering Letter.

Work permit restrictions may apply.

Deadline for applications: 06 December 2016

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.


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Updated: November 17, 2016 — 2:13 pm
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