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Job offered: Learning technologist

Type: Full-time
Location: Any, pref Rome (Italy)

The European Commission for the Control of Foot and Mouth Disease, a commission of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations seeks a learning technologist to support a rapidly growing e-learning programme, providing multi-lingual specialized training to veterinarians across Europe and globally.

 The learning technologist will assist in the development and delivery of e-learning courses and resources in collaboration with EuFMD’s subject experts. The learning technologist will provide technical and pedagogical support to management of the EuFMD virtual learning environment (Moodle based), liase with academic partners through which the platform and courses are delivered, and advise on future e-learning strategy.  


Skills and experience


  • Professional qualification in learning technology related field, or substantial relevant experience.
  • At least 2 year’s experience managing and developing a virtual learning environment, preferably Moodle based.
  • Enthusiasm to seek new and innovative solutions to training challenges and promote creativity in the application of learning technologies.
  • Experience of working with subject experts to:
    • advise on appropriate e-learning solutions;
    • develop online learning courses and resources;
    • provide training to subject experts on use of e-learning technologies.
  • Experience with e-learning authoring tools particularly:
    • Adobe Captivate
    • Articulate Storyline
    • HTML, CSS, Javascript and media applications
  • Experience of instructional design for delivery of e-learning by smartphone;
  • Experience of project management of e-learning course delivery, able to work on own initiative to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent proficiency in English language, strong written and verbal communication skills.



  • Experience of developing e-learning solutions for international audiences, including those in resource poor settings
  • Experience of design of online courses for translation into multiple languages
  • Experience of the use of webinars as part of online training courses
  • Experience in graphic design and video editing
  • Experience of working in an international environment, or in organisations working on animal health, livestock production or food security
  • Proficiency in other United Nations languages (French, Russian or Arabic in particular)


Entry added by nadia rumich - Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:47 PM
Last updated - Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:47 PM