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HR Learning Officer (m/f)

  • CDD / Part Time
  • Brussels

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The learning & development unit (LDU) aims to narrow the gap between MSF staff expected competencies and real competencies for their present and future positions by offering learning resources in a timely manner, whilst also adapting these resources to evolving operational needs.

Learning Officers work within MSF-OCB’s different departments as key actors of the management of the learning program linked to existing career paths (field + HQ)

They work under the direct hierarchical responsibility of the Learning & Development Unit coordinator, and report also, in matrix management, to the coordinator/director of their department, who provides support and technical supervision.

They contribute directly to the Learning & Development Unit dynamic and functioning, benefiting from administrative support from Learning Administration and pedagogical expertise support from Pedagogical experts.



Needs Analysis

  • Analyze and define the HR competencies and skills needed to be acquired along the HR Chain together with HR Department and Ops department
  • Assess the required level of skills/competencies/knowledge needed at each level of the HR chain and compare with the actual

Learning Strategy & pedagogic development

  • Design & follow up of department learning program on a yearly basis (// L&D Unit policies and pedagogic methods)
  • Implement evaluation tools before (needs analysis) and after (impact analysis) the courses + organize / write evaluative reports
  • In collaboration with L&D Unit, develop the pedagogic tools & guidelines
  • Facilitate the sharing of good practices and information amongst the course organizers
  • Regularly collect department learning needs (field + HQ) and link with/update pedagogic objectives
  • Permanently develop its own pedagogic expertise notably through the L&D Unit supporting activities, external worskhops, etc.
  • Supervise the department courses organizers preparation and evaluation
  • Collect learning resources that are of value to the HR pool and make them available on the L&D portal
  • Participate in HR communities of practice

Assist HR Department in strengthening the HR pool

  • Define the competencies needed to be recruited as HR generalist, PAM, Dev (transversal and technical needs)
  • Define –in collaboration with the LO HR (together with HR department) a career path from HR administrator to HR Coordinator and the competencies needed along the HR Chain

Act as a course organizer as needed

  • Consolidate pedagogic objectives related to the field needs (in collaboration with the training experts)
  • Identify & supervise course trainers, experts and facilitators (TOT) –> Ensure pedagogic coherence between objectives and trainers methods
  • Attend or organize selection committees
  • Collect and assure the distribution of training materials to the participants
  • Attend to key session and support the learning methods
  • Act as a trainer as needed
  • Organize training documents course and training material distribution
  • Support group dynamics
  • In collaboration with Training Administration, complete / finalize administrative tasks
  • Analyze the evaluation forms and report the analysis to L&D

Internal Communication

  • Act as a department learning focal point notably collect and provide learning information to department staff & support the department in learning related issues
  • Report to its line manager and to his/her department the tasks progress & submit annual B&O’s
  • Prepare and attend yearly evaluation interview with its line manager with the input of the department
  • Attend training coordination and department meetings as needed and articulate it with the training  plan
  • Regularly meet/liaise with peers to share views and practices

External Collaboration

  • Assists the L&D Unit in filling contractual agreements with external actors (such as training operators, others OC’s, other institutions, etc.) following L&D Unit standards
  • Oversee other OC’s training outcomes & adequately reinforce collaboration with OC’s counterparts notably by attending international meetings when planned
  • When required, establish quality evaluation and accreditation of external training operators



  • Field experience of minimum 2 years in HR position
  • Strong interest in pedagogy/training
  • IT competencies: Word, power point and Excel indispensable
  • Languages : bilingual French-English (written and spoken)
  • Strategic vision
  • Analytical spirit
  • People Management
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Planning and organization
  • Stress management
  • Adherence to our managerial values: Respect, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, Trust, Empowerment



  • Open ended HQ contract – full time  – Based in Brussels (Ixelles)
  • Hospital Insurance (DKV) – Pension plan – Canteen – 100% reimbursement for public transportation costs
  • Starting date : as soon as possible according to availability

CV + cover letter to be sent before 02/01/2018 to Muriel Moussiaux, 46, rue de l’Arbre Bénit 1050 Brussels or to recruit-hq-hr@brussels.msf.org stating “HR Learning Officer” in the title

Pour postuler, envoyez votre CV et votre lettre de motivation par e-mail à muriel.moussiaux@brussels.msf.org