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HR Specialist Learning


  • Organization: UNOPS
  • Location: Copenhagen
  • Grade: Mid level - IICA-2, International Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: Closed
Job categories Human Resources
Vacancy code VA/2023/B0042/26586
Level ICS-10
Department/office OP, PCG, People and Culture Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Ongoing
Application period 30-Aug-2023 to 20-Sep-2023
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

  1. Learning Partnering for Regions / HQ units
  2. Project planning and coordination support

  3. Procurement and vendor management

  4. Knowledge Management 

Learning Partnering for Regions / HQ units
  • Provide expert advice on conducting learning needs analysis and strategies on how to elaborate the annual learning plan for a specific region or HQ unit.

  • Provide expert guidance to the regional offices to select the right target audiences for the different learning opportunities.

  • Act as project lead for regional or organizational learning projects including ensuring timely delivery and budget management

  • Coordinate and connect regions with internal and external Subject Matter Experts and policy owners ensuring alignment and coordinated efforts

  • Provide guidance to the regions to implement global learning initiatives.

  • Collect, review (propose and implement changes, ensure continuous learning) and monitor regional learning plans

Project planning and coordination support
  • Responsible for planning and delivery of specific learning programmes in coordination with the Subject Matter experts and/or external providers.

  • Provide guidance and technical advice on instructional design, pedagogy, etc. to specific initiatives

  • Support the implementation of learning courses and programmes following UNOPS standards in coordination with PCG support team

  • Synthesize evaluation data, draw conclusions and directly communicate the impact of the specific learning activity to the Head of Learning and relevant stakeholders

  • Keep informed all the stakeholders involved on progress and results

Procurement and vendor management
  • Keep updated on state of the art external learner providers in different areas

  • Identify specific areas where long term agreements should be put in place.

  • Define requirements and/or specifications for learning services to be required externally. 

  • Manage procurement process for learning related activities and ensure timely and efficient use of learning resources.  Advie regions on the selection of external providers for specific initiatives.

  • Evaluate and report vendor’s performance

Knowledge Management
  • Leverage opportunities for joint efforts across regions

  • Identify best practices/lessons learnt and share across regions

  • Conduct knowledge sharing sessions and exchanges

Support UNOPS Corporate Learning and Development
  • Support the Learning Team in continuously improve UNOPS learning processes and standards

  • Collect and disseminate input from the regions

  • Provide technical input to diverse learning programmes

  • Continous feedback

Education/Experience/Language requirements


Advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in relevant discipline. Preferably Human Resources management, Business Administration, social or behavioral sciences.

Or a First University degree in related fields combined with 7 years of relevant experience. 


A minimum of 5 years of professional-level experience, including Project Management and Corporate Learning  & Development in an international and multi cultural environment is required.

Experience working with external training providers is highly desired.

Language Requirement 

Fluency and proficiency in English is required.

Fluency in Spanish or French is a strong asset.

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