We are seeking an innovative, creative Learning Development and Training professional to join our Global People and Culture/Learning & Development team. Can you inspire, motivate others, and push boundaries? Are you curious and adaptable, with high cultural intelligence, and have a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion? Are you passionate about learning and capacity building, do you have a growth mindset? If so this role could be for you.
About the role
The Global Learning & Development team was created to understand the organization's strategy and its future capability needs in order to identify learning priorities across the organization and to create learning environments where staff can develop to be their best. Our team puts in place learning initiatives that enable the organization to constantly evolve and develop and create flexible learning interventions through the use of blended learning approaches to meet the diverse needs of the workforce.
This role will review current learning content/programs and pathways and look for ways to improve or further develop these. You will work closely with our Global Learning & Development Manager and our knowledge experts to identify capacity gaps and co-create and co-facilitate learning programs that fill that need. You will use blended learning solutions and digital tools that create flexible and innovative learning programs.
You will apply adult learning theories to ensure employees get the best out of their development and be involved in co-designing a range of learning interventions. This might include technical, behavioural, leadership, and management programs, working collaboratively with our internal communications and staff engagement lead in advertising and engaging our staff in learning activities.
You will be a champion of driving a culture of continuous professional development, put learning at the core of what we do, and monitor effectively how learning has been transferred.
This role offers amazing opportunities for someone who is interested in developing their career as an L&D professional within the international development sector.
Why join us?
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
This is a global role, and therefore for this role has the possibility of being based in the UK, Nepal and Kenya. The postholder will be required to have the relevant Right to Work for the country which they are applying and the terms of conditions of employment will be in accordance with that country.
Remote working / home working is possible with this role.
Please note that should we recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, we will close applications earlier than the specified date.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st March
Tentative interview dates: week commencing 29th March
The interview will happen remotely in 3 stages:
The development of a training session (submitted prior to interview and delivery day)
The delivery of your live virtual training session (with 5 participants available to work with)
A panel interview
Date of expiry: 21st March 2021
Salary: Grade and salary will be in accordance with the country in which the role is recruited.
Location: UK, Nepal, or Kenya
Employment status: Permanent - Full Time
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Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.Practical Action is a registered charity in the UK and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The senior management team, which has executive responsibilities, is called the Strategy Leadership Team (SLT) and it comprises the Chief Executive and twelve Directors, including seven Country and Regional Directors.