Learning Advisors Vacancies for an International Training and Consultancy Organization

Job Title: Learning Advisor

Job Description: We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

We are looking for Learning Advisors (7 Positions) to ensure the smooth and effective functioning of our Institutes as follows:

  1. Learning Advisor: Research, Data Management and Statistics Institute
  2. Learning Advisor: Project Management, Monitoring and Development Evaluation Institute
  3. Learning Advisor: GIS, Remote Sensing and Earth Observation Institute
  4. Learning Advisor: Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development Institute
  5. Learning Advisor: ICT for Development (ICT4D) and Mobile Technologies
  6. Learning Advisor: Development and Humanitarian Work Capacity Building Institute
  7. Learning Advisor: Governance, Leadership and Management Institute

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop training programs (outsourced or in-house)
  • Creation or modification of required training modules guided
  • Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes etc.)
  • Market available training opportunities to organizations and provide necessary information
  • Conduct sector wide needs assessment and identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed
  • Use accepted education principles and track new training methods and techniques
  • Design and prepare educational aids and materials
  • Assess instructional effectiveness and summarize evaluation reports determining the impact of training on learners’ skills and how it affects KPIs
  • Partner with stakeholders and liaise with matter experts regarding instructional design
  • Maintain updated curriculum database and training materials records
  • Manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
  • Development and analysis of training assessments
  • Ability to manage varying classroom sizes
  • Determine additional training strategies based on data or observation
  • Provide consistent and developmental feedback to clients
  • All other relevant duties assigned

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Public Service in Kenya
  • Proven working experience in coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation
  • Adequate knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools
  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods and techniques
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with all levels (client, sales, program managers, supervisors, and agents)
  • Previous training assessment and evaluation experience
  • Project management skills required.


Agriculture and Agribusiness, Economics and Statistics, ICT and Technology, Monitoring and Evaluation, NGO and UN
Updated: January 17, 2017 — 7:07 pm