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Learning Solutions Coordinator


  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

We're seeking a Learning Solutions Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The Regional Learning Solutions Coordinator will ensure the design, development, and delivery of innovative, quality humanitarian needs-focussed learning solutions and services at individual, organisational and sector-wide levels across the Ukraine Response.

Role purpose  

The team combines digital learning platforms, creative learning content and the design, development and delivery of quality accredited capacity strengthening and learning in an exciting and innovative offer that is both unique and unmatched anywhere across the sector.  Capacity-strengthening and user-centred learning is, and will continue to be, of increasing importance – a key area to ensure the sector is able to respond effectively and efficiently to crises. The HLA enables Save the Children to offer the most effective and impactful humanitarian capacity strengthening resource for both the Save the Children movement, the wider humanitarian sector and beyond.

Key areas of accountability

  • Under dedicated HLA pillars (strengthening civil society organisations; technical expertise and localised leadership), manage the effective design, development and implementation, monitoring and learning of learning projects or programmes such as, but not exclusive to, the preparedness and responsive learning programmes.
  • Ensure the technical and andragogical quality of learning projects and programmes in close collaboration with other technical specialists.
  • Work with frontline responders and partners across the Ukraine Response to strengthen their capacity.
  • Establish and manage effective relationships with key stakeholders and partners within the learning sector to provide cutting edge solutions to demand.
  • Oversee multiple award-specific budgets in order to effectively implement the learning projects or programmes, including staff recharge, logistics, procurement, consultancies, etc., ensuring the relevant information management is aligned to SCI and donor specific compliance criteria, working with the Awards and Contract Specialist as required.
  • Lead and manage the process of conducting learning needs analysis, and the development of relevant and innovative learning products and services based on that analysis.
  • Lead and manage the process of designing content for developing content into online learning, working closely with the Digital Learning Specialists.
  • Work with other regional staff to deliver quality learning programmes as required.
  • Support the ongoing management and monitoring of contracts throughout the project/contract cycle, ensuring the awards and trading management information systems are up to date and that awards and trading contracts are donor compliant and audit ready. 
  • Build and maintain new and effective partnerships across the Save the Children movement and sector as appropriate.
  • Represent the HLA and Save the Children in public forums and high-level external working groups to contribute to thought leadership on strategic areas and influence the professional development direction of travel for specific technical areas and the humanitarian sectors as a whole
    Support Research, Evidence and MEAL colleagues in identification of specific areas of learning linked to the learning solutions being implemented by this role.
  • Support/advise to other areas of the team where necessary, dependent on specific skills/interest of individual post holder, which, could include (but is not restricted to) deployments, matrix management, language expertise etc. 
  • Contribute to supporting strong ways of working across the new team, as well as taking individual responsibility for building an inclusive and supportive team culture.

Experience and skills   

  • Experience of events planification, administration, logistical support and communication. 
  • Experience setting up and maintaining administrative processes e.g. filing systems.
  • Experience of organising logistics for training events or conferences.
  • IT skills and computer literacy Ability to build and work as part of a high performing team and work effectively across the different functions to ensure maximum effectiveness and impact, including quality assurance elements.  
  • Significant experience of designing, developing and implementing high quality and impactful user-centred blended learning programmes to support identified need, including through learning needs analysis.
  • Strong expertise in learning curriculum development and application of adult learning theory.
  • Strong project and programme management experience.  
  • Financial management experience, including budget preparation, monitoring and reporting, and grant/awards management.
  • A first-class facilitator – collaborative and open networker. 
  • Previous experience working in the aid sector.  
  • Highly effective in influencing, negotiating and lobbying.
  • Strong representational and communication skills, able to articulate a vision, strategy, or idea clearly and concisely.  
  • Fluency in written and spoken Ukrainian and English is essential. 
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring/ Training of Trainers/ Organisational development.
  • Relevant academic qualification in the field of international humanitarianism/development, social/political science, or other relevant subject area (e.g. adult learning and development) is a strong asset.

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