Learning Manager (Specialist) for U-LEARN Job Placements – Save the Children

Organization: Save the Children
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save
the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and
has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been
implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda
in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and
participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world
treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We
strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through
partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children,
and by achieving results at scale
Job Summary:  The Learning Manager will be responsible both
for technical guidance on learning and uptake methodologies and for day-to-day
oversight and successful implementation of the Learning Hub. The Learning
Manager will lead the design and delivery of the learning strategy including
curation, collation and production of resources, closely collaborate with the
ICT4D Advisor for the design and delivery of the digital knowledge management
strategy, drive the organization and facilitation of learning events (Convene,
peer-learning visits) and provide the Secretariat function for the Technical
Committee of the learning hub
The
jobholder will ensure that programme activities are implemented in coordination
with the other consortium partners and in line with donor requirements and
commitments and be accountable for quality of the learning hub activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Implementation
·       Identify stakeholders to
form a Technical Advisory Committee
·       Design the learning hub
strategy and set annual thematic agendas and ensure a mid-term review
·       Build and grow the
community of learning stakeholders and collaborate with them to identify key
knowledge gaps in the response
·       Coordinate knowledge
capturing and sharing and support identification of best practices in an
accessible format for other organizations and institutions.
·       Oversee the work of an
ICT4D Advisor, a MEAL Coordinator, a Digital Communications Coordinator
·       Analyze and act upon
collaboration opportunities
·       Facilitate learning
events and peer-learning visits as required.
Operations management
·       Ensure projects and
outputs are implemented on time and with high standards for the delivery of the
learning hub.
·       Feed into the U-LEARN
reporting processes.
·       Ensure that the
Programme meets donor standards.
·       Assure
procurement/logistics support for operations with backup from support functions
as needed.
·       Manage operational risks
for the learning hub.
·       Ensure external
communications.
·       Coordinate the process
of selecting downstream partners and contractors for the delivery of different
outputs as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Advanced university
degree in international development, business administration, social policy,
communications or related fields is desirable.
·       At least six years of
experience with communications, research, and/or knowledge management in the international
development sector
·       Excellent writing skills
in English and capacity to synthetize are a must.
·       Demonstrated project
management experience, particularly with knowledge management programs,
facilitating communities of practice and social networking
·       Technical expertise in
learning and uptake methodologies
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Please
apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also
include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We
need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous
background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from
abuse.
Deadline: 14th
February 2020
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