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Learning and Development Adviser at Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide
Learning and Development Adviser
Expiry Date
30 Sep 2022
EUR41695 - EUR49052
Posted by
Ashling O'Malley
Posted on
20 Sep 2022

Job Title:                       Learning and Development Adviser

Reports to:                    Learning Team Lead

Liaises with:                 Senior management, managers, and staff across the organization

Members of the Learning and Organisation Development and wider HR teams

External consultants

Other organizations within and beyond the sector

Job Location:                 Hybrid – a minimum of 2 days per week in Head Office, Dublin 2

Pay Band:                       Grade 4

Contract:                        Permanent

Job Purpose: The Learning and Development Adviser is responsible for the coordination of an array of learning and organization development programmes, working to ensure Concern's people have the skills and competencies required to meet existing and future organizational needs.

Key Responsibilities:     

  • Coordinate the delivery of Pathway, Concern's six-month management development programme which is delivered both virtually and in-person to over 100 managers across Concern annually. This involves liaising with country teams, managers of all levels, participants, and external Consultants, ensuring delivery of all programme elements;
  • Support the management of Concern's online learning environment. This includes the identification and development of new content, maintaining existing content, reporting mechanisms, and overseeing the upload and maintenance of users;
  • Coordinate Concern's global training calendar, which provides formal learning opportunities for staff across Concern. This involves liaising with colleagues, country teams, and various levels of management as well as internal and external facilitators. This also includes the facilitation of online sessions;
  • Coordinate and facilitate Concern's induction programme, both online and in-person;
  • Responsible for maintaining strategic relationships with external training providers and learning institutions to ensure Concern has access to a wide variety of learning initiatives and training opportunities;
  • Promote a positive approach to learning and organization development within Concern, by providing advice on people and team development matters to country teams, managers of all levels, and colleagues across Concern;
  • Stay up to date on trends and developments within the sector, researching and using best practices of similar and successful companies and organizations as benchmarks;
  • Accept, advance, and pursue any new objectives or responsibilities that may be assigned by the Learning Team Lead.


Skills and Experience Required:


  • A third-level qualification in a related area
  • A minimum of 3 years proven experience working in a learning or organization development or HR role with experience co-ordinating learning and development programmes
  • Experience in working with management systems
  • Demonstrable organizational skills, attention to detail, and proven problem-solving skills
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to establish credibility and influence others
  • Excellent Word, Excel, and Powerpoint skills
  • Empathy with the organizational goals of Concern Worldwide


  • Fluency in written and spoken French
  • Experience of Totara Learning Management System and Articulate Storyline
  • Train the trainer qualification with previous experience in facilitating personal development content
  • Previous experience in the INGO sector
  • CIPD qualification or similar


To apply:  CVs should be submitted through our website at by the closing date: Thursday 22nd September.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.

Concern Worldwide encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, ethnicity and origin, disability, political beliefs, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status to apply to become a part of the organization. Concern is against all forms of discrimination and unequal power relations, and is committed to promoting equality.


15 - 17 Leinster Street South
Dublin 2

t. 01 541 4770

RCN: 20043964
CRO: 335412

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