GEDI Learning Specialist
International Rescue Committee
Geneva, CH
1d ago

Requisition ID : req29891

Job Title : GEDI Learning Specialist

Sector : Gender

Employment Category : Fixed Term

Employment Type : Full-Time

Open to Expatriates : No

Location : London, UK

Job Description

Background / IRC Summary : The Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Unit is a strategic unit and organizational change lever responsible for developing a GEDI vision and strategy for the IRC, and empowering IRC departments to deliver on the DEI Strategy and the GEDI Action Plan.

The Unit establish IRC's approach to GEDI, building on the advances we made toward gender equality to strengthen our people, program quality, and influence foundations through a GEDI lens and achieve our GEDI ambitions in key functional areas.

Job Overview / Summary : Reporting to the Chief GEDI Officer, the GEDI Learning and Development Specialist will support the organization-wide, comprehensive GEDI learning development strategy.

In this position, you will own the design and the development of our Global GEDI learning and training curriculum as well as create content for different categories of staff from senior leaders to frontline staff in order to build skills for inclusive behaviors throughout the organization.

You will also provide counsel and subject matter expertise to the organization’s human resources and other learning professionals across the organization.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance IRC GEDI commitments by building the foundational knowledge and capacity of staff to practice GEDI, and anti-racism in their roles, the workplace, and within their teams.

We are looking for someone creative, positive, solution-oriented, proactive, and has a passion and deep expertise in GEDI learning.

The perfect candidate will have a strong background in working with learning management systems, as well as an understanding of adult learning theories and a working knowledge of instructional design methodologies to deliver effective solutions in a variety of formats.

Major Responsibilities :

Program design & management

  • Assess and identify GEDI training and learning needs for different groups of staff, leaders and functions across the organization.
  • Lead the design, development and delivery of GEDI learning curriculums for the full organization, including those that will be included in other IRC management training course
  • Create GEDI learning content for different delivery channels and platforms by collaborating with the Talent Management department and building on tools already existing
  • Collaborate as needed with regions, teams, and offices for contextual adaptation of GEDI learning courses and materials
  • Plan and design monitoring surveys and other means to identify and evaluate needed GEDI learning curriculum improvements
  • Conceptualize and produce guidelines and other resources that can be used to improve GEDI knowledge and skills of IRC staff
  • Data Analytics and Reporting

  • Analyze GEDI learning data to identify trends and report gaps
  • Provide accurate and timely data when requests are received from others across the organization
  • Synthesize and use data to create visual reports, dashboards, and infographics
  • GEDI Expertise

  • Provide consultation on the application of a GEDI lens to learning and development needs and solutions as they are brought to or arise within the GEDI, HR team, and other departments as needed
  • Engage and collaborate with IRC leaders and IRC learning professionals to identify learning areas rooted in employee voice and that support strategic and ground-breaking organizational change
  • Key Working Relationships :

    Position Reports to : Chief GEDI Officer

    Position directly supervises : N / A

    Job Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • DEI expert with proven ability in designing and delivering DEI curriculum and training, preferably in a global non-profit organization;
  • Deep commitment to and knowledge of strategies to advance Gender, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in different contexts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to synthesize sophisticated information and present information in a compelling manner;
  • Demonstrated experience managing, curating, and delivering internal learning and development content;
  • Experience working in two or more of the IRC global locations.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects in a multifaceted environment;
  • A high degree of professionalism and strong work ethic coupled with a sense of responsibility and integrity;
  • Excellent communication skills, dependability, and the ability to connect with all levels in and outside of the organization;
  • Able to work independently and productively in a dynamic and fast pacing environment;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • French, Arabic, and / or Spanish a plus.
  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.

    These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.


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