Senior Learning Specialist, L&LD

EnCompass LLC

About the organization

EnCompass is a women-owned business offering innovative, customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 1,300 staff and consultants around the globe.

We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, diversity, and technical expertise in education, gender and inclusive development, global health, human rights, and food security.


EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a Senior Learning Specialist for Leadership Development to provide technical expertise and innovative approaches to EnCompass’ leadership and coaching programs. The Senior Leadership Specialist will design, develop, deliver and evaluate leadership development courses, learning events, and coaching activities that that foster continuous improvement and innovation in professional and organizational development. Emphasis is on behavior change and soft skills development, as well as an ability to integrate learning into the broader issues of individual and organizational performance.

The position is based at the EnCompass Headquarters offices in Rockville, MD.

Due to COVID-19, and subject to situational changes, the position is expected to be fully remote through June 2021. Must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ experience; or a Master’s degree and six years’ experience; or a PhD and four years’ experience. Degree in Leadership, Coaching, Organizational Development, Curriculum Design, Instructional Design, International Development or other related fields; International Coaching Federation (ICF) certification preferred
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in designing and facilitating interactive leadership and development experiences and designing curricula based on experiential, adult-centered learning, and using blended learning and innovative technologies
Expertise in leadership and management development theory and practice
Expertise in professional leading communities of practice for professional coaching programs
Expertise in various assessment tools including 360-degree assessments, StrengthsFinder, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) among others
Experience in field of international development, working in cross-cultural environments
Knowledge of the principles of learning including adult learning, learning styles, participatory methods, instructional design, Appreciative Inquiry, whole systems design, e-learning and related topics
Knowledge of leadership frameworks, behaviors, developmental activities and approaches
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple contracts simultaneously and deliver quality, client-focused results on time and within budget


Negotiable, depending on skills and experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit resume and cover letter with your application.

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