Job Opening

Posting Title: Learning Needs Analysis Specialist
Department/Office: Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Office of Human Resources
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 23 November 2022 - 13 December 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Office of Human Resources-194623-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Result of Service

(1) Learning Needs Analyses Toolkits, including tools and guidance for learning and HR professionals to conduct LNA at the organizational, job and individual levels that can be used for upskilling or reskilling staff to new jobs, reprofiled jobs or changes to jobs, and organizational priorities.

(2) Learning Needs Analysis Results Report, including:
- Results of the analysis, including the list of learning paths, resources and opportunities available at:
- Organizational level for [A] Quintet of Change capabilities outlined in Secretary General’s Our Common Agenda; and [B] Supporting a cultural shift based on the newly established UN Values and Behaviours.
- Job level for three prioritized jobs (either new or changed) at all relevant category grades.
- Individual level to provide staff with guidance on how to self-assess their capabilities against the learning solutions defined for the above defined solutions.

Work Location

Remote

Expected duration

7 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Within limits of delegated authority, the Consultant will be responsible for the following duties:
- Design an LNA methodology, including tools and guidance for learning and HR professionals, to conduct an LNA for upskilling or reskilling to new jobs, reprofiled jobs or changes to jobs, and for supporting a cultural shift based on the newly established UN Values and Behaviours.
- Conduct an LNA for the workforce capabilities provided by OHR and based on the organizational values and behaviours
- Conduct an LNA for specific job profiles provided by OHR.

Qualifications/special skills

- An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in the fields of organizational development, behavioral science, business or public administration, human resources management, social psychology, social sciences, or related fields is required. A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in conducting learning needs assessments, including mapping of learning opportunities is required.
- Experience in instructional design, learning development, education or related area in an international setting is required.
- Experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and building trusted professional relationships with them is required.
- Experience designing strategic learning solutions for workforce transformation is required
- Experience drafting guidelines, toolkits and other instructional materials for HR and Learning practitioners is desirable.

Languages

For this consultancy, fluency in English is required.

No Fee

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