December 2018 Humanitarian Learning Advisor Job Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Indepth Research Services Ltd

Position: Humanitarian Learning Advisor

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

We are Africa’s leading training and consultancy center since 2003, offering technical consultancy and training services designed for individual and organizations in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water and sanitation sectors.

We seek to recruit an aggressive, confident, fluent, mature and keen to detail Humanitarian Trainee & Learning advisor to manage all communications, both internally and externally on full time basis.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

Training and curriculum Development

  • Identify the Humanitarian training needs, plan and implement training that meets these needs.
  • Coach, train, and mentor Humanitarian Officers with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the Humanitarian team and providing professional development guidance in conjunction with the Training Manager.
  • Facilitation of international trainings workshops in Humanitarian and Disaster to our corporate and NGOs clients.
  • Establish a publishable Statistics and Humanitarian and Disaster Management course catalog to include target audiences, learning objectives, and maintenance. ?
  • Develop consistent curriculum framework for all trainings in alignment with strategic goals, and education credits where applicable. ?
  • Utilize a variety of media to maximize training effectiveness. ?
  • Develop and maintain training compliance database to track course completion for target audiences, as dictated by regulatory requirements. ?
  • Complete pre- and post-course work that includes, but is not limited to: pre-course assessments, grading and processing final exams, updating attendance records, and reporting course or student issues. ?
  • Provide feedback and suggestions on course design and materials to support any areas that need improvement. ?
  • Review all course curriculums on a regular basis to be prepared to conduct any course assigned on short-notice. ?

Business Development

  • Preparing proposal and responding to related EOI and RFPs
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Overseeing the development of marketing literature
  • Writing reports
  • Providing management with feedback


  • Masters degree in Public Health, Bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, International Development, or another relevant field,
  • Sound knowledge and field experience of humanitarian relief issues and a commitment to humanitarian relief.
  • Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, R Studio, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
  • Demonstrable competence in and enthusiasm for practical training methods.
  • A sound appreciation of the range of personal and technical issues facing relief workers such as health, International law, quality standard, gender etc.
  • GIS experience is an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office is essential
  • The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches;
  • Humanitarian Disaster Management methods and approaches including quantitative, qualitative and participatory;
  • Planning and implementation of Humanitarian and Disaster management systems;
  • Facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of Humanitarian and Disaster management data with multiple stakeholders;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a humanitarian training environment with a focus on Adult Learning.
  • Knowledge of statistics is highly preferred.
  • Must be able to deliver under strict deadlines and handle pressure effectively.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should only send their CVs (with 3 referees) on or before 1st December 2018.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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