World Vision International (WVI) NGO Jobs – Staff Learning and Development Coordinator

Organisation: World Vision
International (WVI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: People and
Culture Director
About WVI:
World Vision
International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization (NGO) dedicated to working with children, families and communities
to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in
Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not
employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will
to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Staff
Learning and Development Coordinator will support the World Vision in the
development and implementing strategic and organizational learning structures,
systems and processes that support WV programs and increase organizational,
team, and staff effectiveness. The incumbent ensures that learning strategies,
processes and solutions align with the vision, mission, strategic priorities
and culture of WVU and provides strong subject matter expertise in staff
learning and development, organization development and leadership development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work closely with line managers to assess and
prioritize staff learning/training and development needs across the
organisation and develop learning and development programs to achieve desired
Provide technical direction and support to Managers
on the current development needs of individuals and teams and provide advice on
appropriate development activities
Work closely with and coach managers in preparing
individual development plans and implementing such plans with their staff.
Design and deliver engaging learning sessions for
staff using various instructional strategies.
Build and strengthen working relationships with
external service providers, training facilitators, academic institutions,
consultants and internal subject matter experts.
Develop and support staff and managers implement a
Career Development Program that meets both the employees and the organisation
Coordinate and manage new staff orientation and
The job holder will oversee the internship program
Collaborate with and consult with program managers
and division heads to develop and facilitate learning and development
initiatives for volunteers.
Identify key metrics and develop evaluation
processes to ensure overall effectiveness of staff learning and development
Keep up-to-date on training and development trends
and best practices
Provide technical support in the design and delivery
of organizational development activities, including change management
initiatives, organizational design etc
Actively participate in and provide technical
support in the review of systems, policies and procedures.
Offer technical support and direction in
organizational reviews, learning and reflection events and meetings.
Actively promote the sharing of experiences and
knowledge across different divisions/ projects/ units and World Vision
partnership on innovative and novel approaches in WV programme work.
Support the P&C Director in implementing the WVU
Leadership development strategy to build leadership capacity and manage
organizational talent
Facilitate the implementation of development
activities for identified talent pools to support succession planning in line
with the leadership development strategy
Work closely with line managers, People and Culture
Business Partners and staff create, discuss and monitor implementation of staff
personal development plans
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Education, Human Resources, Business Administration, or Social sciences/
humanities with a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
At least five years’ experience in managing employee
learning, development and training function. Leadership and organizational
Working knowledge and experience in instructional
and curriculum design and adult learning.
Working knowledge and experience on Training of
Strong internal consulting skills, facilitation
skills and communication skills with employees at all levels.
Prior project management experience
Working knowledge and experience in e-learning.
Working knowledge of Organizational Development
principles and methods
Independently motivated, able to meet deadlines and
proven ability to follow through on initiatives
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th October, 2015.

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