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A unique opportunity has arisen for a talented e-learning specialist to support RedR UK in designing, developing and delivering online course and events.

Vacancy information

Location
Vauxhall, London
Contract
Part-time role on a fixed term contract
Salary
£30,150.00 p/a pro rata
Start date
ASAP

About the role

In this role you will work within Phase 2 of the Ready to Respond programme.

Ready to Respond was developed as a response to growing urbanisation worldwide, and the need for the humanitarian sector to develop its skills and expertise to meet the different challenges of disaster response in urban environments. Thanks to the support of Lloyd’s Charities Trust, RedR UK has been able to support the humanitarian community to increase its capacity in urban disaster prevention, response and recovery.

Main duties and responsibilities

Designing and delivering capacity building activities for Urban Humanitarianism (R2R 50%)

  • Responsible for the coordination of five e-facilitated courses - Urban WASH, Shelter, Humanitarianism, DRR & Security as online courses (in collaboration with the Programme Coordinator)
  • Support the development e-facilitated courses within Urban Humanitarianism and lead the post-pilot revision
  • Develop elements of the e-facilitated courses within Urban Humanitarianism where appropriate
  • Delivery of e-facilitated and/or moderating of courses
  • Support the Project Officer and ensure they have the resources to make logistical arrangements for the trainings
  • Manage the online mentoring programme under Lloyds, contribute to mentoring working group
  • Work with the Europe and Global Initiatives programme team to ensure timely completion of project deliverables
  • Work closely with other training and support staff in the team to ensure the efficient administration and smooth running of capacity building events
  • Contribute to RedR’s e-learning strategy and procedures

Project management

  • Manage RedR e-learning budget and the relationship with Moodle provider
  • Manage relationships with associate trainers, including managing the identification, recruitment, contracting and support of those individuals
  • Ensure necessary monitoring and evaluation data is gathered on all e-learning activities

Understanding Sector Needs and Opportunities

  • Participate in periodic Learning Needs Analysis of individual relief workers and Humanitarian Organisations.
  • Play a lead role in identifying opportunities for RedR to support the sector and marketing of RedR's work, liaising closely with Communications Team as well as staff in the Europe and Global Initiatives Team.
  • Where relevant, lead on the writing and submission of funding proposals, and compile reports to donors.

Internal capacity building and positioning

  • Organise and deliver training to internal and external RedR trainers for e-facilitation
  • Advising across the team for RedR’s online learning and supporting the creation of or creating online courses as appropriate
  • Keep-up-to-date with developments (technological and pedagogical) in e-learning, and disseminate these to colleagues
  • Represent RedR at training events and other networks and forums, delivering presentations, seminars or workshops where required.
  • You may also need to undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the line manager or organisation.

In addition to the named responsibilities, you are also be expected to:

  • Contribute to the strategic planning of the team
  • Contribute to the operational plan and budget each year
  • Contribute to monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Keep up to date with developments in training methodology and relevant issues in humanitarian relief

Person Specification

Essential

  • RedR UK Commitment - Commitment to RedR UK, its vision, principles, strategy, policies and processes.
  • Learning and Development - at least 3 years’ experience and understanding of adult learning (andragogy) and methodologies, including designing and delivering training courses; designing course content in storyboard format or similar to meet agreed on-line learning objectives and learners needs
  • Use of Technology - Experience with current software tools for the creation, administration and operation of virtual learning environments that support digital learning e.g. Moodle, Zoom, designing machine reading with capabilities to navigate different documents; cloud computing capabilities and how these can be harnessed across an organisational platform, intranet, and/or shared storage; familiarity with cellular applications; able to lead a high-level stakeholder conversation on digital learning, along with Microsoft office skills
  • Relationships and Representation - used to building relationships externally including with consultants and internally to an organisation to achieve good results, tactful and diplomatic, and able to represent RedR UK externally and to develop networks and maintain these from a distance
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning - able to track project data, evaluate information and share project learning in an accessible format, able to produce statistics and infographs on use of e-learning resources
  • Team working - experience of working successfully within a team environment and of building a new team and working flexibly to achieve results
  • Communication - Good interpersonal communication skills and self-awareness
  • Work planning - Effective workload management skills and ability to find solutions to problems and track work progress
  • Qualifications - Post-graduate in related subject such as Education, training and development, learning and technology or similar technical qualifications
  • Financial - Able to monitor project budgets income and expenditure and report on this and resolve issues on a regular basis
  • Event management - Experienced in planning, organising, marketing, delivering and evaluating successful adult learning events face-to-face and on-line
  • Initiative - Able to take the initiative, solve problems and work independently, seeking support when needed
  • Travel - able and willing to travel within the UK and to international destinations as needed, sometimes to insecure and difficult environments for periods up to 2 weeks, and to follow RedR UK security management procedures

Desirable

  • People Management - experience of line managing staff, volunteers or interns and of coaching and improving staff performance
  • Project Management - at least 3 years’ experience in designing, implementing, risk managing and reporting on projects throughout the project cycle, and suitable project management qualification
  • Donor Management - Experience of managing institutional donors/ private-sector funded projects
  • Humanitarian experience - Experience in Humanitarian and/or international development field operations including technical areas such as WASH or Shelter
  • Languages - Fluency in a language other than English e.g. French, Spanish, Arabic

To apply

To apply, please mail your CV and a cover letter which states your suitability for the position against the criteria in the person specification to hr@redr.org.uk.

To download the full job description and person specification, please click here.

N.B.:  The advertised roles are based in London (United Kingdom), and RedR UK will be required to verify that the successful candidate(s) has the right to live and work in the UK.

Please also note that due to limited resources, we will only be able to contact shortlisted applicants.