Training Coordinator

World Food Programme, Rome, Italy

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
12th March, 2019

Job Description

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a junior consultancy position of Training Coordinator for the Technology Division based at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

The Information Technology division has started a transformation path that required a skilled, innovative and committed workforce. The development of hard and soft skills is therefore a priority to become a more fit-for-purpose and strategic partner to the business.

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Talent and Development and the direct supervision of the Learning & Development Lead, the candidate will identify the divisional learning needs and facilitate L&D solutions to teams. The incumbent will support the division in building technical and behavioural capability in an innovative way, aligned to the IT Strategic Priorities.


  • Assist the Learning & Development Lead in identifying the learning needs and priorities for the TEC Division.
  • Create an IT Learning Channel on WeLearn (LMS) platform.
  • Define standard customer trainings and support specific training requests.
  • Communicate and cooperate with external training providers.
  • Create interest and encourage training activities and the use of our development programmes/tools (e.g.; WeLearn training courses).
  • Produce a training calendar.
  • Coordinate and schedule training, by communicating training programs on a timely basis and managing the logistics.
  • Arrange the training materials, manuals, hand-outs and other instructional.
  • Maintain and update curriculum database, attendance records and feedback sheet, issuance of certificate.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications & Experience Required

Education: University degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Literature or another related field.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in HR/training roles with relevant experience in facilitating L&D programmes, designing training contents.
  • Experience in coordinating training events, also at global scale.
  • Experience and ability to use data and analysis to identify needs and report on results.

Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with ability to complete work thoroughly and maintain organized files.
  • Good MS Excel skills.
  • Detail orientation, fair project management and advanced organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Ethics & Values and Team Work.
  • Client Orientation.
  • Cognitive Capacity and Interpersonal Relations.
  • Stress Resistance and Behavioural Flexibility.

Language: Fluency in oral and written English with an intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages) is desirable.


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