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KaCyber Security Technologies Ltd

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Kampala, Uganda

Learning And Development Strategy Consultant

Closing: Jan 27, 2022

1 day remaining

Published: Jan 24, 2022 (2 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Post-graduate education

Work experience:

7 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

The Consultant or Consulting firm will develop a learning and development strategy and implementation plan to address identified skills and competency gaps identified through the skills mapping exercise and performance management workshops. The strategy links to:

  • The achievement of the goals set out in the UNICEF Strategic Plan and Skills Mapping exercise undertaken during the development of the new country programme.
  • The best practice, maximization of in-house learning capability, innovative and cost-effective approaches to staff learning and development, and contributes to continuous improvement in staff performance.
  • Providing an overview and lay down the foundation of a learning culture oriented to organizational results, to the acquisition of new knowledge and skills and to support the career aspirations of staff.

Qualifications of Successful Consultant or Firm

Education:

  • Advanced university degree in the social/behavioral sciences e.g. Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development; Human Resources Management/Development, Business Administration, or related field.

Work Experience:

  • Substantive experience (at least 8 years) in designing and implementing learning and development strategies
  • Well-developed skills and demonstrated experience in skills development and. training needs assessment
  • Good knowledge of different training methods, skills in facilitating stakeholder/working group consultations and training on learning and development,
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills in English.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and reporting skills.
  • Proven capacity to supervise and coordinate all administrative and technical aspects of the consultancy.
  • Recommendation from at least three reputable organizations where a similar activity has been conducted in the last 5 years.


Responsibilities

The Consultant or Consulting firm will develop a learning and development strategy and implementation plan to address identified skills and competency gaps identified through the skills mapping exercise and performance management workshops. The strategy links to:

  • The achievement of the goals set out in the UNICEF Strategic Plan and Skills Mapping exercise undertaken during the development of the new country programme.
  • The best practice, maximization of in-house learning capability, innovative and cost-effective approaches to staff learning and development, and contributes to continuous improvement in staff performance.
  • Providing an overview and lay down the foundation of a learning culture oriented to organizational results, to the acquisition of new knowledge and skills and to support the career aspirations of staff.

Qualifications of Successful Consultant or Firm

Education:

  • Advanced university degree in the social/behavioral sciences e.g. Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development; Human Resources Management/Development, Business Administration, or related field.

Work Experience:

  • Substantive experience (at least 8 years) in designing and implementing learning and development strategies
  • Well-developed skills and demonstrated experience in skills development and. training needs assessment
  • Good knowledge of different training methods, skills in facilitating stakeholder/working group consultations and training on learning and development,
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills in English.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and reporting skills.
  • Proven capacity to supervise and coordinate all administrative and technical aspects of the consultancy.
  • Recommendation from at least three reputable organizations where a similar activity has been conducted in the last 5 years.


The duties and responsibilities of the firm are:

  • Review key documents of UNICEF, including: 1) UNICEF Uganda Country Programme 2021-2025 2) 2020 Annual Work Plan of the Country Office; 3) Skills mapping report Fit for Purpose Exercise 4) 2018-2021 HR strategy; 5) UCO 2019 & 2020 L&D reports; 6) the UNICEF strategic plan 2021-2025: 7) Global learning strategy.
  • Analyze the findings of the skills mapping exercise report, and other UNICEF strategic documents listed above, and develop draft learning and development strategy and implementation plan for presentation to the SDC and CMT members.
  • Upon review and endorsement of the learning and development plan by the SDC, prepare final plan for implementation for the remaining part of the country programme, 2022-2025, clearly outlining an M&E strategy to evaluate the impact of learning.


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