Learning and Development Trainer

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 Learning and Development Trainer


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, independent and impartial international humanitarian organization, which assists and protects victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff to support its operations in the Republic of Iraq.


By joining the ICRC, you will:

  • Have an opportunity to practise your profession in stimulating, complex and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can make a difference.
  • Work with colleagues from various professional disciplines and in dynamic and collaborative workstreams, in support of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Represent one of the most renowned international humanitarian organizations in the world, promote humanitarian values and add to your sense of fulfilment in responding to people and communities affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. (An onboarding course and continuous training will be provided.)
  • Receive a competitive compensation package, including a monthly salary and benefits (13th month salary, International Retirement Savings Plan, medical coverage, life insurance, a mobility allowance as per policy, social security scheme and final gratuity).


Job Title: Learning and Development Trainer

Duty Station:  Baghdad, Iraq.

Duration of Contract: Fixed term contract with a possibility for renewal to an open-ended contract

Position grade (ICRC system): B2

Date of Issue: 7 February 2023                   

Deadline for applications: 21 February 2023




Contributes to planning the learning and development activities in the delegation. Delivers the learning and development courses in the country according to the objectives set for the delegation.


Main duties and responsibilities


  • Carries out and provides support for leaning and development programmes in the delegation and contributes to evaluating learning and development programmes.
  • Contributes to analysing learning needs in the delegation.
  • Contributes to the administrative and logistical organization of learning and development programmes in the delegation.
  • Carries out reporting related to learning and development activities in the delegation.
  • Carries out the fitting learning and development courses for the national society.
  • In absence of learning and development unit responsible, acts as a person in charge of the unit.
  • Contributes to updating the language policy for the delegation and ensures its implementation.
  • Clears all the relevant invoices of the learning and development activities for the service providers.
  • Prepares all the requests orders for the learning and development program in the delegation.
  • Prepares the application documents for holding events and shares them with the concerned departments.
  • Identifies and invites the resource people according to the topics assigned in the working to the ICRC course.
  • Under the supervision of the learning and development responsible conducts different modules of ad hoc training designed by the learning and development.
  • Contributes to annual planning and budgeting of the learning and development courses for the delegation.
  • Prepares the learning and development priority list and ensures its update regularly and in collaboration with the learning and development responsible and HRM, contributes to the selection process of participants.
  • Prepares training handouts for all the learning and development courses in the delegation.
  • Contributes when necessary to the contracting of external providers.
  • Organizes training facilities (venue, services, stationery and equipment);
  • Tracks the attendance of pax in the learning and development database at a global level and the delegation level.
  • Conducts satisfaction evaluation for all the learning and development courses in the delegation.
  • Ensures the training courses conducted by external providers are evaluated.
  • Explains the access criteria to all the staff in the delegation.


Education and Professional Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences (Business, management, psychology, or similar)
  • Qualification equivalent to IMAS Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) to level 3 is desirable.
  • Minimum of three years overall professional experience in Talent Management, capacity building, training, Learning and development and HR or related fields.
  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, instructors, or customer representatives.
  • Communications Skills and analytical thinker.
  • Designing of Learning and capacity building Programmes.
  • English and Arabic language Fluency is mandatory, Kurdish language is considered as an asset
  • Computer Literacy is mandatory.


Please note that:

  • Applications will only be accepted for Iraqi nationals.
  • The successful candidate will undergo a three month-probation period.


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

NB: Should you not have received a response from the ICRC within one month of submission of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


No Fee:

The ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process including application, interview, meeting or processing.

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