United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment – NUNV Learning and Development Officer

1 position - NUNV Learning and Development Officer - New Delhi

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Job profile NUNV Learning and Development Officer
Location New Delhi
Last Date to apply 11 Nov 2020


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief Human Resource or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV – Learning & Development will:
a) Work in close collaboration with the Section Chiefs and the Human Resources Development Committee (HRDC), as well as other relevant stakeholders, prepare learning and development strategies/plans in line with UNICEF India Country Office’s key strategic priorities to meet current and evolving programmatic/operational needs;
b) Build partnerships with academic institutions, UN agencies, external experts, NGOs, CSOs and private sector organizations to design and implement state-of-the-art learning and development programmes, including innovative approaches to learning and development; and share best practices on evolving trends on learning and development;
c) Oversee the timely implementation, monitoring and reporting of global/regional learning/training activities included in ICO’s annual learning plan;
d) Work closely with Section Chiefs, Chiefs of Field Offices and Learning Focal Points to ensure an effective coordination of learning/development investments, thus preventing gaps, overlaps, duplication of efforts, and ensure that expenditures are in line with approved budget;
e) Oversee the evaluation of learning/training programmes to ensure compliance with desired quality standards; that they contribute to meeting desired outcomes, returns on investments, and that lessons learned/best practices are reflected in the development of new strategies and plans. Submit/present periodic learning and development programme reports to the HRDC;
f) Provide expert advice/guidance and support to managers/supervisors and individual staff members in determining appropriate resources/ programmes to fill specific competency/skill gaps. This may include 360-degree assessments, tailored support, coaching support etc. within the limit of available resources/budget;
g) In collaboration with Section Chiefs, and under the guidance of the Chief of HR, develop and implement capacity building initiatives supporting ICO’s internal succession plan. Compile and analyze data on high potential employees in support of ICO succession management plan;
h) Work with the HR team on the selection of external technical resources, including experts (individual and institutional) to design and/or deliver specific learning/training programmes;
i) Contribute to drafting (or draft as needed) internal guidance documents and/or standard operating procedures for the efficient, effective, consistent and fair administration of learning and development activities;
j) Facilitate and/or coordinate the delivery of training/workshops/staff retreats, as appropriate, making the best use of evolving tools and technologies; and train others to deliver training as and when needed;
k) Advise managers and staff members on the effective application of learning policies/guidelines, and the use of various learning pedagogies, methodologies and tools to achieve desired organizational/individual needs;
l)Provide career support/counselling to staff members and/or, when appropriate, guide to/advise on available corporate resources available at Regional or Global levels.
m) Compile, interpret and analyze data/reports to help inform decision making on learning and development strategies;
n) Develop data collection systems to optimize the quality of metrics, analytics and report.
o) Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
2. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
a) Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
b) Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
c) Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
d) Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
e) Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
f) Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.


UNDP, 55, Joseph Stein Lane, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Selection Procedure :

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and advanced to the next stage of the selection process, which involves various assessments

How to Apply :

Vacancy End Date: 11/11/2020

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