Manager - Learning, Development and Wellness (1), Rohingya Response

The role:

The HR team of Rohingya Response program provide a broad range of HR services to the 800+ staff at the site in Cox’s Bazaar. Under direct supervision of Senior Manager-HR, the Manager-Learning, Development and Wellness will be mainly responsible for implementing extensive staff development initiatives for the Rohingya Response program in line with Save the Children strategies and policies.

The position is also expected to lead the staff induction process for both national and international, administer the performance appraisal process and do the necessary coordination with line managers on talent development.
S/he will also lead and manage the staff wellness activities under this response program. Volunteer management is another vital responsibility of this position. Other responsibilities include ensuring staff development needs are in line with program and organizational demands; identify training resources and work as an information hub; provide learning materials including concept papers, ideas on methodology, audio-video material etc.

The incumbent will also support Child Safeguarding team to facilitate awareness building initiatives on Child Safe Guarding issues. The role includes line management responsibility and will be expected to work outside the normal role profile.

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 5 years proven experience of working in training and development under HR, particularly in staff capacity building and performance management on which minimum 3 years in a management level position
  • Hands on experience of designing & organizing training, conducting TNA, training resource identification, monitoring, and result evaluation
  • Prior NGO experience at management level within a complex country programme in emergency response/humanitarian environments will get preference
  • Advanced knowledge on staff capacity development – strategy, tools, methods etc as well as adequate knowledge on in country and out of the country training institutions
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, maintain a positive team dynamic, excellent interpersonal-skills/ ability to manage multicultural teams
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken ability in English and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) are other pre-requisites
  • Masters/ MBA in Human Resources Management or equivalent from reputed University
  • Professional certificate(s) on advanced TOT and training management will add value

Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

The Organization:
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

If you are interested, please send your CV along with details of your current remuneration and salary expectations at
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: February 13, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
Eligible Candidates from Cox’s Bazar locality are encouraged to apply
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse