Description: Learning and Training Specialist, USAID/RDMA Enhancing Equality in Energy for Southeast Asia Activity, Bangkok, Thailand
CORE International, Inc. is a global development management consulting firm. We provide technical, economic, financial and management solutions to major infrastructure and economic growth, development, capacity building, and empowerment projects worldwide. Since 1984, we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foreign government entities, and private sector clients worldwide. CORE International is a woman-owned small business.
The Enhancing Equality in Energy for Southeast Asia activity (“Activity”) will identify challenges for gender equality in the energy sector in Southeast Asia and implement solutions to overcome them over the period August 2020 to August 2023. As a regional Activity, implementation will occur in Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, managed from a central office in Bangkok, Thailand. This is a is full-time position based in CORE’s office in Bangkok, Thailand. Regional travel may be required.
CORE International is seeking a qualified Learning and Training Specialist (“Specialist”) to support this three-year Activity. The Specialist will advise the Activity’s implementing team and partners on training program development and identifying and implementing efficiencies to best practices to institutionalize a comprehensive training program at partner entities. S/he will be responsible for building curriculum, designing and implementing programs tailored to meet organizational needs and program goals using adult learning theory and other relevant learning models. S/he will design and execute learning and training efforts that further increase the outcomes and impact of the Activity. The Specialist must be results oriented, with demonstrated ability to engage in collaborative problem-solving. Specialist must have excellent writing, listening, communication and interpersonal skills. Strong presentation skills are also required. Specialist must have the ability to work collaboratively across offices and departments and with Senior Leadership to advance a shared mission.
The Specialist will be based in Bangkok, Thailand for the duration of the Activity (August 2020-August 2023).
Responsibilities and Reporting Requirements:
Report directly to the Chief of Party (COP) for the Activity in the Bangkok Office.
Coordinate all work and deliverables with the USAID Activity Officers through the COP.
Gather, analyze and summarize data on-site at partner institutions, provide feedback, craft interventions and strategies to meet needs, and collaborate with leaders in the selection and implementation of chosen training and learning modalities.
Facilitate formal and informal learning through a variety of methods (in-person, webinars, virtual and blended approaches) and develop measures of success associated with training and learning impacts.
Build curriculum, and design and implement programs tailored to meet organizational needs and program goals of partnering entities using adult learning theory and other relevant learning models.
Provide expert facilitation using appropriate organizational development methods and tools.
Stay abreast of new research and methodologies for learning and training development. Working with a team of long-term and short-term experts, use industry best practices to influence innovative learning programs that encompass integrating new modalities such as social learning, mobile delivery and other learning methods.
Develops and implements metrics and monitoring plan to demonstrate the impact training and learning has on improving performance.
Develops and maintains job aids and other learning tools to support partner entities’ learning management systems, the performance feedback systems, new employee orientation and other learning initiatives.
Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Skills:
Skilled at working across functions and stakeholders to define needs, leverage resources, implement plans and gain commitment to action
Experienced in adult learning principles and contemporary learning theory and practices, including needs analysis, instructional design models such as ADDIE, interactive learning technology, training impact evaluation, and overall performance improvement practices.
Proficiency with developing interactive e-learning through use of learning authoring programs, such as Articulate, Adobe Captivate, or similar programs.
Conducts needs analyses, supports development of e-learning courses, using Articulate, Adobe Captivate, or similar programs.
Prior experience integrating multiple learning modalities including webinars, mobile learning and mentoring.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Instructional Design, Learning & Development, or other related discipline. Master’s Degree Preferred.
Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of corporate training, teaching, adult education, or other relevant experience; or, a Master’s degree and 5 years of corporate training, teaching, adult education, or other relevant experience.
Experience should include organizational/adult learning, management, training needs assessment, coaching, and/or related activities.
Certifications: Please indicate in cover letter.
Relationships and experience working with partner governments, donors, and/or the private sector in Southeast Asia.
Fluency in spoken and written English.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. More information regarding CORE International, Inc. can be found at www.coreintl.com.
Please submit a resume with cover letter describing directly relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org via email with the subject line “Learning and Training Specialist – Enhancing Equality in Energy for Southeast Asia”.
Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.
Only citizens of Thailand or residents with work authorization will be considered.
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