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Learning and Development Manager Job at Action Against Hunger


Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Learning and Development Manager

Location: Abuja, FCT
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: HR Head of Department

Objective 1

  • Promote, develop and implement Action Against Hunger’s learning and development strategies and programs

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Spend time with line managers to gain an appreciation of our ways of working and support department to assess staff capacity needs
  • Establish professional relations with all departments to ensure training needs are met
  • Work closely with various departments across the organisation and having a full understanding of their units and training requirements
  • Ensure baseline training documents and learning activities are produced, maintained and available for the concerned departments and effectively used
  • Develop, maintain and implement the mission training plan.

Objective 2

  • Design and lead the implementation of training plan and Talent management need  within Action Against Hunger

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design staple curriculums for all employees
  • Conduct effective induction and orientation sessions
  • Create training programmes that are aligned with the organisation’s objectives, values and competencies and having a strong understanding of what these are
  • Acting as the go-to within the organisation for anyone with questions or queries regarding training and development plans
  • Embracing different styles of training techniques, including e-learning, tutorial sessions or coaching
  • Having an awareness of the allocated budget and an ability to find solutions in order to implement the required training

Objective 3

  • Modules development  for each sectorial trainings and technical support to all programs capacity building activities

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination with all sector heads and related staff members for finalization of contents for sectors specific  trainings module development
  • Development of all sectors training modules for the trainings by identifying and describing information needs, submitting initial versions for review; revising and editing final copy
  • Development of standard operating procedures for the trainings submitting initial versions for review, revising and editing final copy.
  • Technical Support and capacity building on training module development to all staff delivering trainings.
  • Leading the whole capacity building activities and provide technical support to the staff engaged in the capacity building activities
  • Monitoring and supervision of trainings as per the developed trainings SOPs

Objective 4

  • Report writing and development of Training Data Base

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Submission of training reports including the training evaluation and impact assessment
  • Development of Monitoring checklist for field visits to ensure the quality of trainings deliver, identify the weaknesses and Gap draft recommendation for training
  • Development of training data base containing all training information overall at capital and bases level
  • Ensure the proper updating of the training in data base

Internal & External Relationships

  • Country Director: exchange of information and collaboration.
  • Deputy Country Director Support: technical support, exchange of information and collaboration.
  • HR Head of Department: Line Manager, technical guidance, planning of responsibilities
  • Field Coordinators, Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, exchange of information and technical support (integrated approach)


  • Humentum
  • PM4NGO’s
  • Lingos (AAH USA)
  • Talent acquisition (ACF France).

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Psychology, Business Management, or a closely related field, AND 3 to 4 years of experience in training, employee development, leadership and organization development

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven work experience as a training manager
  • Track record in designing and executing successful training programs
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports and training manuals
  • Good computer and database skills
  • Excellent communication, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Trainer of trainers qualified


  • Experience of LINGOS methodology.

Gross Basic Salary

  • NGN 424,310 – NGN 681,350 per month.

Deadline: 30th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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