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  • Posted: Oct 21, 2015
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • At Omidyar Network, we start from a fundamental belief: People are inherently capable, but they often lack opportunity. We believe if we invest in people, through opportunity, they will create positive returns for themselves, their families, and the world at large. We also believe that businesses can be a powerful force for good. Pierre Omidyar experience...
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    Consultant, Curriculum and Learning

    About Role

    • We are seeking a consultant on Curriculum and Learning who can help the organization devise strategies to place perpetual learning at the core of our fast-growing organization.
    • You have a dogged focus on improving student learning outcomes.
    • You know how to build educational programs that can scale and build teams that execute internationally.
    • You must be passionate about Andela's mission and share our values of excellence, integrity, teamwork and passion for our work.
    • We treat our curriculum like we treat software: as an excellent, but incomplete, piece of technology. Your primary objective is to optimize limited resources for maximum knowledge retention during Andela’s training period and beyond to help achieve Andela’s business goals.

    Scope (subject to refinement with consultant)

    • Work closely with business leaders to identify training requirements, priorities and objectives.
    • Conduct systematic objective assessments of current training; identify strengths and weaknesses.
    • Conduct initial assessment of our training in comparison to industry standards
    • Determine what needs to be adjusted to improve execution and knowledge retention.
    • Define metrics to effectively measure, benchmark and monitor the impact of learning and development on the business
    • Determine what content needs to be developed and process of developing and refining the curriculum.
    • Develop a plan to train all current trainers on measuring progress and empower them to train others
    • Establish strategy, plan and systems needed to facilitate company objectives via continuing education for team and Fellows throughout 4 year fellowship
    • Support the development of budgets, cost projections and comparisons of actual financial data against projections to ensure cost effectiveness
    • Develop a plan for marketing the learning function both internally and externally.
    • Report recommendations and progress to Andela’s senior team
    • Begin to implement recommendations including
    • Baseline technical and soft skills assessment pre boot camp and at D0 level, suggested changes
    • Mapping of all activities in the training period (MONTH ONE and simulation) to Client Readiness indicators OR other indicators with specific reasons why this skill set is necessary/valuable for client work
    • Conduct Training with all current trainers on measuring progress with methods recommended in report
    • Demonstration of what changed in first 3 months and the case for why those changes ought to have occurred and how we will see if they pay off
    • Deliver weekly verbal reports to senior team on progress and one final presentation

    Requirements

    • 10+ years leading development and delivery of educational programs with a focus on engineering/software development and/or project management within the high tech or business consulting industries
    • In depth knowledge of human capital needs of current businesses, particularly businesses that require software developers and who operate remotely
    • Experience teaching, training teachers, monitoring and evaluating programs, and incorporating learning back into training.
    • Demonstrated understanding of scalable learning technologies, training methods, content authoring techniques
    • Highly collaborative - 10+ years of confident leadership with the ability to build rapport, confidence and trust among all employees;
    • M&E: Able to successfully train and convey importance of measurement and evaluation to large teams with a proven ability to effectively re-incorporate learnings back into training.
    • Experienced communicator - adept at working with senior management in a corporate environment and ability to work cross-functionally with a variety of people from writers to engineers to designers to instructors
    • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Education, Computer Science/Engineering or a related field a plus

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should visit Omidyar Network Career Page

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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