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Associate Director - Organization Development / Learning & Development Job Vacancy

Job Title: Associate Director - Organization Development / Learning & Development 



Closing Date:
 August 10 2011

Purpose of the position:

To advise and assist in the establishment of World Vision Kenya (WVK) strategy and organizational structures that build enhanced levels of performance and accountability across the organization and supporting this goal with an infrastructure of developmental and change management process, and programs that support our workforce and organizational design and development support to insure structures are in place that facilitate the achievement of organizational goals and strategies.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Educational requirements: University degree in HR, Business or related field. A relevant Masters degree would be desirable, coupled with senior HR experience.

 Significant (10 – 12 years) functional and general experience in relevant field, 3 of these in a managerial position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to translate strategic imperatives into tangible and relevant WVK and local outcomes. Strategic Planning, Integration and Execution
  • Track record in designing and implementing organizational frameworks across large national complex and values based organizations.
  • Knowledge and experience in organization design and development that is contemporary, pragmatic and proven in execution linked to organizational performance.
  • Experienced in developing or reviewing complex, national organizations and methodologies
  • Experienced in an international environment and all associated requirements: cultural, legal, organizational, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially at Executive level
  • Outstanding people and client relationship skills
  • Demonstrable credibility with key stakeholders either within WV or externally
  • Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively. Strong team management capabilities.
  • Proven collaborator, coupled with experience in indirect leadership of teams and virtual teams to achieve strategic agenda.
  • Strong demonstrable reserves of motivation and energy to embrace new challenges and craft impactful and sustained interventions in innovative ways
  • Relevant field experience and understanding of the wider context within which World Vision operates.
  • Clear and positive Christian faith commitment and capacity to provide leadership and guidance in this area
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel nationally and internationally to address key client needs
  • Strong Cross-Cultural Communication, Facilitation, Coaching and development skills across major cultural areas
  • Strong business acumen and demonstrated capacity to work with a diverse senior group. Experienced in developing compelling business cases – including financial investment, quantitative and qualitative metrics and ROI.
  • Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions
  • Sound understanding of contemporary practice in the specialist field and experience in successfully implementing outcomes in complex settings. Current in theory, practice and technology
Job Details 

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than August 10, 2011.

People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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