ABSA Group: Training Consultant

Posted on :

27 May, 2010

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Banking Jobs in South Africa

Absa Group Limited is one of South Africa’s largest financial services organisations, serving personal, commercial and corporate customers in South Africa. ABSA South Africa recruits: ABSA South Africa recruits: Training Consultant


To facilitate the delivery of learning interventions in support of the Retail Bank?s strategic business needs and pro-actively determine the effectiveness of learning interventions in accordance with business outcomes.


? To facilitate learning interventions in line with adult-based education principles and training methodologies and practices.
? To develop and maintain relationships with business to raise the profile and capability of RBI&T and ensure achievement of business goals.
? To develop and maintain relationships with group RBI&T including consultants, co-ordinators and administrators as well as external training providers.
? To communicate with relevant stakeholders wrt training progress in accordance with RBI&T policies and procedures.
? To create an environment that is conducive to learning, supporting a learning culture.
? To benchmark and implement best practises in line with Absa?s policies to optimise RBI&T learning practises.
? To evaluate the quality and applicability of learning interventions by assessing the strategic intent of learning in line with the role of the identified target audience.
? To administer prescribed evaluation instruments in line with the designed learning strategy.
? To deliver on an administrative function in terms of capturing of training-related information progress in accordance with RBI&T policies and procedures.
? To actively be aware of the commercial balance between efficiency and cost effectiveness.
? To provide coaching and support to other team members to facilitate their development and ability to contribute to RBI&T initiatives across the business.
? To track and report on training implementation outcomes.
? To provide a full administrative support to the Implementation Training team.


? Leading and supervising
? Working with people
? Presenting and Communicating Information
? Writing and Reporting
? Analysing
? Planning and Organising
? Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations


? National Diploma in Human Resources Management/Training and Development/Social Sciences or an equivalent NQF level 5 qualification
? Computer literacy in terms of MS Office (Word, Excel,PowerPoint and Outlook) and internet is essential
? Three (3) years experience in facilitation of adult learning interventions, using different media and methods catering for various learning styles
? A valid and unendorsed Code B manual driver?s licence
? No criminal record


? A Bachelors Degree in HR Management, Training and development or Social Sciences is preferred
? Integral knowledge of Training Methodologies, e.g. ADDIE process.
? Proficiency in MS project
? Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent Residents of South Africa in possession of a permanent resident number


? The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment equity strategy

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


conduct a training needs analysis
design learning support strategies
identify current organisational barriers to training and development
present a training course
assess learning
present training and development courses
Design and establish tools to support the training process
distinguish between learning needs and wants
organise training to support learning strategies

presenting training to adult learners
working with stakeholders in delivering training and development solutions
Arrange train-the trainer sessions for regional staff
project management

different models and approaches to identification of learning needs
training and development principles and practices
training and development best practise
At Absa, we are committed to creating a workplace which provides an opportunity for all employees and potential employees to fully optimise their potential by working for an Employer of Choice. Absa is continually searching for talented individuals to join our team and would like to invite you to apply for vacancies listed on our site that match your skills, qualifications and ambitions.

Apply online before 06/06/2010.
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