Learning and Development Specialist Adviser
Norway | Oslo
People are NRC’s most important asset; having the ability to recruit, develop and retain talented staff over time are key factors in delivering positive results for NRC’s target populations. Talent management is therefore a key strategic focus area for NRC in the years to come and NRC has decided to prioritise it in its global strategy for 2018-2021. The Specialist Adviser Learning & Development HO Staff is part of the group that contributes to developing and implementing this project.
NRC aims to significantly increase its investment in staff learning as a core pillar of its strategic enabler 5 “To value and build our people” in the 2022-2025 global strategy. This position is set to make a key contribution to this enabler; it is meant to identify and facilitate learning, culture and competence changes necessary among all Head Office and Representation Offices’ staff to reach NRC’s ambition.
- Ensure that investment in staff learning initiatives is driven by learning gaps identified and campaigns that support the adoption of ways of working that have been agreed
- Promote in a timely manner all staff learning activities that are available to staff
- Deliver learning solutions and programmes in coordination with Head Office HR counterparts and with the Global L&D Unit
- Manage partnerships with external providers and other units/ sections that can optimise Head Office staff learning opportunities (L&D Global, Risk & Compliance Section, SPD, HSS Training Unit)
- Evaluate the impact of learning activities, report and capitalise on lessons learnt
- Produce job aids where needed in connection with learning activities
- Provide advice and consultancy to the organisers of the Head Office/ rep Offices Managers Forum when it comes to designing learning activities
- Uphold in all L&D activities and practices principles formulated in the HR and the L&D policies
Please access the full Job Description for more details about the role.
What you will bring
- Relevant experience of creating and evaluating L&D activities
- General HR knowledge of the international humanitarian sector
- Excellent presentation skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills – listening and interviewing skills
- Fluency in English, both written and oral
- Good knowledge of organisational development and change processes
- Experience of methods of enquiry such as conducting semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions and surveys
- Interest in making use of artificial intelligence and digital learning in staff capability-building strategies
What makes this position attractive?
- A challenging and exciting opportunity with an international team dedicated to advocating for the rights of people forced to flee
- A Temporary position for 12 months
We are also looking for people who share our values:
- To be dedicated to what we do
- To be innovative with our solutions
- To act as one unified and inclusive team
- To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the beneficiaries that we exist to serve; and to each other… the members of our NRC family
We will be assessing candidates on an ongoing basis; therefore, early applications are recommended.
Please include all relevant employment history and education when completing your application.
For more information about the role, please contact: Alain Rias, Head of Global Learning and Development, NRC / email@example.com