JobStarter New Career Vacancy – Share & Apply

Posted on :

27 Sep, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

JobStarter is looking for a dynamic individual to help connect young people to opportunities by growing our business development strategy.

In the current labour market employers struggle identify talented, young candidates through administratively heavy recruitment processes. At the same time, young work seekers battle to build and convey their unique potential for suitable opportunities.

Job Title: JobStarter – Learning Manager 
Job Location:  Johannesburg

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced training and development manager to devise our e-learning training strategy, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes. You will identify training and developmental needs and drive suitable e-learning initiatives that will ensure our users get the most value in the search for work and training opportunities.
As a Learning manager and curriculum developer, you will have backgrounds in business, human resources, development and education.


  • Identify and assess future and current training needs.
  • Draw an overall e-learning and development plan that addresses needs and expectations
  • Monitor and evaluate module effectiveness and report on them
  • Manage development budget
  • Resolve any specific problems and as necessary
  • Maintain a keen understanding of e-learning trends, developments and best practices
  • Work alongside Marketing in ensuring all programmes comply with Jobstarter CI.
  • To design, develop and deliver innovative online learning and assessment solutions.
  • Technical skills to manage Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Developing online training content and assessments.
  • Manage LMS functionality and configuration; recommend and oversee the implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the LMS.
  • Manage supplier relationships


  • Proven work experience as a learning manager
  • Track record in designing and executing successful learning programs
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern learning methods
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports
  • Good computer and database skills
  •  Degree in education, human resources or relevant field

The suitable candidate will be proactive, persistent, driven, enthusiastic and committed to developing cutting edge quality work. He/ she will be highly organised and have an eye for detail.
This is a 12-month contract. Salary negotiable based on skills and experience. The position is based in Johannesburg. The position may require domestic travel, possibly for extended periods of time.
Start date: 01 November 2018.

Interested candidates should send a short letter of motivation, CV, and the names and contact details of three references by email to [email protected]. Add “Jobstarter – Learning Manager” in the subject line of the email. Closing date for applications is 05 October 2018.

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