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Job Title:   Intersectional Learning and Development Manager
Category:   Human Resource
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Bachelors Degree in the field of HR, learning and development, organizational development or relevant discipline.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   2 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 200,000 to 250,000 per Month
Apply By:   Jun 2, 2024
Job Description:

Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF observes strict neutrality with respect to political issues and renders its assistance without making any discrimination on the basis of race, religion, ideology or political opinion. MSF has no ties or affiliation with any political, economic or religious body or organization, in order to act in accordance with humanitarian principle.

MSF-OCA is looking for an Intersectional Learning & Development Manager based in Islamabad with frequent visits to the projects (Quetta, Chaman, Dera Murad Jamali, Karachi)

Basic Monthly Salary: 213,455 PKR


MSF offers a competitive package including (salary, leaves, medical coverage, training, and career) and the opportunity to work for an internationally renowned humanitarian organization.


This position is shared 50/50 between MSF Holland and MSF Belgium. 

Summary of position: The Learning and Development manager provides strategic and functional expertise and advice in learning & development, with the aim to plan and apply processes and activities that foster the development of a diverse and competent workforce to achieve the missions’ operational goals effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

·       With the support of the HR Coordinator and in collaboration with the coordination, responsible to define, develop, promote, apply, follow up and advise on the learning and development strategy of the mission with the aim to develop MSF staff (and external collaborators, where relevant) to achieve the mission’s operational objectives effectively.

·       Contribute to developing advanced, innovative and useful learning and development solutions and initiatives for the global workforce that enable continuity and transfer within and across the missions and other MSF entities and local partners, i.e. talent development, securing a variety of L&D applications – including coaching, mentoring - adequate onboarding, etc. 

·       Advice and support coordinators, managers and supervisors to create supportive learning environments and apply appropriate learning and development processes, tools and best practices, including how to identify and address learning needs, gaps and opportunities.

·       Influence stakeholders by building buy-in for the most appropriate learning and development approach for specific situations in accordance with mission and OC-level learning and development and OPS strategies.

·       Proactively plan and lead the learning and development annual planning and budget process based on learning needs analyses and strategic operational and organizational objectives. 

·       Proactively seek to increase access to learning and development opportunities for all employees of the missions – including identifying synergy/exchanges/collaboration with other MSF sections and other local institutions.

·       Plan, develop and follow up on mission-wide or project-specific staff learning and development activities by identifying and addressing learning needs and opportunities that maximize staff development to achieve operational objectives.

·       Advise employees and coordinators, managers and supervisors in the mission on application of individual development and potential growth paths for themselves and their direct reports.

·       Advise and support the line managers and employees in their understanding of the concepts of Performance Management and contribute to develop their competencies to implement performance management according to standards.

·    Support the implementation of the  onboarding program in the mission according to the  Onboarding Guideline.

·       Develop and promote activities and processes to increase the application of learning within the mission to increase the impact of L&D activities on individual and organisational performance.

·       Travel regularly to projects to support planning, implementation, and follow up of L&D activities, to advise on future learning and development processes & programs, and to secure connection to operational objectives

·       Contribute to the establishing the foundations of a new staffing model by implementing specific talent management activities to guarantee its sustainability.

MSF Holland - Specific  Accountabilities:

·       Responsible for hierarchical and functional line management of the Learning and Development functions, in collaboration with the Learning and Development Specialist (LDS), within the mission. The primary objective is to ensure the quality output of L&D activities.

·       Collaborating with the LDS to develop training contents/tools as needed, and conducting training in the field alongside the LDS.

·       Influencing the management team and stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of learning and development, and securing the necessary support and coordination from them.

·       Promoting a D.E.I (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) environment in the workplace and conducting necessary training together with LDS.Promoting and support Women in leadership activities

MSF Belgium - Specific Accountabilities:

•       Support Hep C project in its landing phase in the development of growth and learning plans for the outgoing STAFF with a view to a specific job search within MSF or in the generic job market (CV preparation, specific training etc.).

•       Guarantee to the Hep C staff continuous support for a gradual and conscious landing from the project in order to avoid episodes of resignation or loss due to the imminent and future jobless situations.

·      Develop and implement the OCB induction program in the mission, including securing induction and onboarding guidelines and processes in collaboration with hiring line managers

•       Train, mentor and coach L&D Specialist

•       Strengthen the mission staff knowledge of all the mobility possibilities offered by MSF (Swap, Detachment, expatriation etc..) in order to clarify and to follow all the necessary and mandatory steps.

•       Support start of new project LnD activities, including training the new LnD specialist

 Requirements to the position:

Education:  Bachelors Degree in the field of HR, learning and development, organizational development or relevant discipline. 

Experience: Working experience of at least two years in a learning and development position. 

Language: Proficient in Linguistic skills English, Urdu, Pashto, and any other relevant local languages.

Company Information
Company Name:  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Company Description:
pMedecins Sans Frontieres Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an independent medical humanitarian association providing medical assistance to people in need, irrespective of race, religion, creed or political conviction. MSF has started work in Pakistan since 1986 as an independent, self-governed organization. Its actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality. It relies solely on private funds and does not accept funding from any government, military or politically affiliated group for its activities in Pakistan./p

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