Chief Learning Officer, WHO Academy
A revolution is underway in adult learning. The WHO Academy, the World Health Organization’s school for the future, will transform lifelong learning in health. The Academy will deliver learning for impact, build critical competencies, and bring WHO’s guidance to life to make the world a healthier place. Through experiential, experimental and learner-centric innovations, the Academy will reach 10 million adult learners worldwide by 2023 with a hyper-personalized, technology-enabled approach.
The Academy’s Chief Learning Officer (CLO) will be an audacious and proven leader with a growth mindset and a record of success in building agile learning organizations. They will bring expertise in and a passion for scaling high-impact adult learning and digital innovation to help people thrive. They will accelerate the WHO’s ambitious vision, values and strategy, and fulfilment of the health-related SDGs.
The CLO will be based in Lyon, France at the Academy’s futuristic campus and will report to the Director-General (DG) as an Assistant Director-General and a critical member of WHO’s leadership team.
The closing date for applications is 23 April 2021.
Applications from women and from nationals of non- and underrepresented-Member States are particularly encouraged.