International Learning and Development Manager

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: British Red Cross
Closing date: 3 May 2021

International Learning and Development Manager
Location: UK Flexible with frequent travel to London
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (until June 2022)
Salary: ?41,500 - ?43,000 DOE (plus London Weighting of ?3,344 if applicable)
We are looking for a collaborative and influential Learning and Development professional to manage the strategic direction, design, delivery, and ongoing supervision of learning projects/programmes within the International Directorate.

What you will be doing
As International Learning & Development Manager you will take ownership for designing, monitoring and evaluating programmes, projects and initiatives which build the technical, personal, career and management skills of staff and delegates in line with BRC mission, values and fundamental principl es including alignment with the value for money agenda.
Reporting to the Head of International HR, you will act as an internal consultant and people partner to analyse, identify and design long term programmes and learning solutions for key strategic and thematic areas whilst also acting as lead advisory for partner national society capacity building that require learning and development expertise.
In this exciting opportunity, you will be the British Red Cross focal point to the IFRC Surge Desk on all IFRC rapid response training, you will oversee the advertisement, selection and endorsement processes for IFRC training that increases BRCs rapid response capabilities and capacity and ensures that the learning and development opportunities are aligned to their strategy, and ensure that staff have the necessary skills to fulfil their roles.
What we are looking for
With significant previous experience in Learning and D evelopment either within the humanitarian or international development sector, you will have managed projects from conception to evaluation, having developed a strategic approach to programmes and project planning and delivery.
You will be a strong and influential leader, with great team, networking and collaboration skills, you will be able to establish effective relationships with decision-makers and communicate with a wide range of partners and stakeholders.
You will be IT literate, proficient in using LMS databases and Microsoft Office, and also have good analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative with the ability to interpret information from sources to present to decision makers / different audiences.
Meet the Team
The International People department provides operational and advisory HR and L&D support to the staff of the International Directorate, made up of UK based staff, international staff in overseas programmes and national staff in overseas programmes.
The department also provides support to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (the Federation) through the provision of and ongoing support to suitably qualified personnel on secondment into these organisations.
More about the International Directorate
The International Directorate is responsible for international disaster response, support to resilience programmes and organisational development of our partner Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The work of the International Directorate also includes humanitarian policy and advocacy activities, and International Humanitarian Law. British Red Cross' international work is carried out in coordination and partnership with the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement.
Closing date for application is 23.59 on Monday, the 3rd of May 2021 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
⦁ 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
⦁ Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
⦁ Up to 6% contributory pension
⦁ Flexible working policy
⦁ Genuine investment in your professional development
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you ar e appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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