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Learning Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/10/2019
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
Incumbent is part of the Tafawoq team and is reporting to Head of Operations.
Plays a key role in flawless delivery of the 10-13 blended learning events / year, involving 260 and plus learners.
Position Description Accountabilities The incumbent will:
Learning events planning:
*Assist in the preparation of a yearly planning
* Assist Head of Operation in scheduling and managing learning advisors / academic faculty support
Learning events virtual delivery:
* Pre-course liaison activities:
o upload the course schedule
o send out joining instructions
* Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle):
o Liaise with VLE provider to enroll all learners on their respective courses (260 & more learners on 10-13 different courses yearly)
o Proficiently navigate the VLE
o Initiate forum posts, to populate data and retrieve diverse reports
* Co-facilitate coaching sessions during the virtual phase
* Monitor virtual assignments delivery, follow-up on late submitters, liaise with client organization & implement corrective action
Learning events F2F delivery:
o set up the classroom,
o welcome participants, facilitators, guest speakers
o and solve problems & issues.
o Liaise with HRSD Manila (NIIT) for SOU administration
o Initiate the invoicing processes (Shell affiliates, paying clients, etc.
o Capture course evaluations
o Monitor the quality of training programmes and training delivery by analyzing participant feed-back.
* Set-up and manage a database of the project management community (alumni, speakers, professionals) including demographics, functions, estimated proficiency in line with GDPR
* Learners' management system: give an accurate real-time picture of course attendance, success rate, etc.
* Assist in transition from in-house database toward implementation of Intelliboard as LMS
* Finance database: give an accurate real-time picture of our budget, commitments and actuals.
* Assist Director with department budgeting and financial follow-up
* Process all required transactions in SAP
* Liaise with finance AP ensuring up-to-date treatment of all service entries and invoices
* Oversee all the logistics for the courses
* Organize +/- 40 flights per year, related business visas, hotel bookings & transport within Qatar for all the facilitators.
* Focal point for all our learners (260 & + / year)
* Focal point for 15 external client's corporate training departments
* 13 blended learning events / year leading to +/- 79 days per year of direct contact with learners (stakeholders)
* In F2F mode, presence required from 07.00 - 17.00; flexibility is needed
* 15 non-Shell clients in Qatar and the region from oil & gas, infrastructure and aviation
* In line with Shell Project Academy, Tafawoq will pick up learners from Shell JVs

* Alumni of 1200 learners
* A degree or vocational qualification in technical subject or a qualification in learning & development with extensive experience in technical subjects
* Extensive experience with operating a virtual Learning environment (VLE)
* SharePoint proficiency is mandatory
* Basic knowledge of Shell Open University is beneficial

The Company:
Our Client is a major operating company, currently involved in some of the largest energy projects in the world.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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