Learning Solutions Assistant G-4

In the context of professionalizing the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Staff Development function, the incumbent is accountable for supporting the learning solutions cluster in all its learning activities, as well as its administration-related activities.  S/he is accountable to ensure the accuracy of data exchanged between the Learning […]

In the context of professionalizing the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Staff Development function, the incumbent is accountable for supporting the learning solutions cluster in all its learning activities, as well as its administration-related activities.  S/he is accountable to ensure the accuracy of data exchanged between the Learning Management System (LMS) and PeopleSoft.

Learners in UNHCR are located in over 300 offices around the world, with an emphasis on skilled generalists. UNHCR staff is expected to be flexible and assume responsibilities in a range of different areas, having to rely on constant access to training and learning resources.  This generates the demand for a sophisticated and efficient approach to developing, storing, collaborating, registering and administering learning throughout the organization.  UNHCR is poised to leverage learning technology by adopting and expanding a high performing learning management system and promoting effective distance learning as one of the principle means of learning delivery.

This position supports the design, implementation and maintenance of technical elements associated with learning technology, with special focus on UNHCR learning management system and connected tools.

Under the direct supervision of his/her supervisor, who will provide overall direction and guidance, the incumbent will be responsible for the administration of UNHCR¿s learning platform (Learn & Connect) both to internal GLC and external UNHCR stakeholders. The post requires the ongoing support of the Global Learning Centre (GLC) training administrators while providing support and documentation to UNHCR¿s staff and partners.

More specifically the post requires to work both internally with individuals and groups of staff from other units at HQ’s and sometimes in coordination with field offices concerning capacity building and awareness raising activities to ensure appropriate cross-linkages of all UNHCR learning and  training programmes, especially with a view to operational and management needs of the Organisation.

CLOSING DATE: 19 April 2019

Please see the details of this position on the UNHCR Careers website:

Learning Solutions Assistant G-4 (Job Opening 16854)