Regional Learning and Development Manager (Sales)

myAgro

About the organization

About myAgro

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder and CEO here.

Duties

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Learning and Capacity Development:

Conduct learning needs assessments and prepare L&D strategies/plans in line with the sales team’s key strategic priorities to meet current and evolving programmatic/operational needs;
Design and implement state-of-the-art L&D activities, including innovative approaches to L&D; and share best practices on evolving trends on L&D;
Facilitate and/or coordinate the delivery of training, as appropriate, making the best use of evolving tools and technologies; and train others to deliver training as and when needed;
Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of learning/training activities to ensure compliance with desired quality standards; that they contribute to meeting desired outcomes, returns on investments, and that lessons learned/best practices are reflected in the development of new strategies and plans;
Report proactively on the effectiveness of L&D interventions and adjust the strategy based on the realities on the ground and changes in the external environment and overall organizational strategy.
Draft internal guidance documents and standard operating procedures for the efficient, effective, consistent and fair administration of learning and development activities;
Advise managers and staff members on the effective application of learning policies/guidelines, and the use of various learning pedagogies, methodologies and tools to achieve desired needs.

Qualifications

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements

Education:

An Advanced University Degree in human resource management, business administration, organizational development, social sciences, international relations, psychology or another related field is required;
Additional professional certification/training in the field of learning and development or related fields is desirable.
Experience:

At least five (5) years of professional work experience in L&D in a global/international organization is required;
Strong facilitation skills and track records in learning needs assessment and in the design and implementation of L&D strategies, including learning impact assessment is required;
Good understanding of how adults acquire and use knowledge, including individual and cultural differences in learning; and the ability to develop effective training/learning curricula (including e-learning) for adult learners is required;
Prior experience in eLearning design software and/or Learning Management System strategy, implementation, and administration is an asset;
Prior experience in the design and implementation of L&D strategies for teams in the sales sector is an asset.
Others:

The position requires ability and willingness to travel between Mali and Senegal occasionally as needed
Fluent in French and English

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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