Learning and Development Manager Vacancy

Posted on :

13 May, 2013

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Learning and Development Manager Jobs

Activities within the KPA (including frequency)

  • Design and deliver learning and development initiatives
  • Meet regularly with business units to conduct skills gap analyses and identify areas of development for teams and individuals
  • Manage the delivery of learning interventions which best meets the needs of the area so that competence is continuously developed
  • Design and develop appropriate learning curriculums that meet both the business and employee development needs
  • Design and develop effective career planning to meet organizational development needs and appropriate learning solutions to support career paths
  • Design, develop and deliver appropriate leadership and management development programs
  • Support the achievement of Business Key Performance Areas by delivering professional Business Orientation for new starters
  • Continuously review the effectiveness of L&D initiatives and make adjustments/recommendations accordingly
  • Facilitate learning programmes and interventions where appropriate to do so
  • Source external training interventions where required and manage external vendor relationships
  • Ensure all internally designed programmes and interventions are developed in line with the Design and Development Framework
  • Ensure quality management standards and practices are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Establish and develop the groups eLearning strategy
  • Establish and manage the annual training budget for the group, ensuring that all learning and development initiatives are within budget and that the budget is fully utilized
  • Continuously review L&D methodology to ensure that best practise is applied
  • Effectively plan L&D initiatives to meet business requirements and effectively utilise all training resources
  • Design and implement organizational effectiveness initiatives and change management interventions where required
  • Provides mentoring & coaching to line management on organizational growth and culture management.
  • Provides support with the application of the competency model and maintain the framework through the design and development of appropriate learning interventions
Manage Learning and Development function


  • Meet with the Training Team regularly to review individual performance and coach individual Training Officers to develop their skills continuously
  • Observe & manage the Training Team’s delivery on a structured and regular basis to ensure that programme standards are met
  • Implement Individual Development Plans (IDP) for all members of the Training Team to ensure continuous development
  • Allocate all training resources efficiently and effectively, ensuring that the Training Team meets all stakeholder expectations and requirements
  • Manage and co-ordinate all training records to ensure that these are up to date at all times
  • Apply all people management processes where applicable
  • Lead, manage and inspire the Training Team


Meet legislative skills development requirements


  • Submit accurate Workplace Skills Plans and Annual Training Reports to W&RSETA and BANKSETA
  • Manage all Skills Levies recouped in line with the Skills Development Act and Levies Act
  • Ensure all training initiatives are in line with the relevant legislation and meet business objectives at all times
  • Submit accurate Employment Equity and BBBEE reports




  • Meet weekly with HR Director for updates on training function and activities
  • Submit monthly training report to HR Director
  • Provide additional Management reports as required
  • Provide feedback from Learner Feedback reports at monthly Feedback Analysis Meeting
  • Submit any other reports as directed by the business




  • Support HR Director in the development of business plans and projects
  • Implement, monitor and manage any ad-hoc people management projects as agreed by the HR Director



Qualifications & Accreditations


  • Tertiary Education – National Diploma, First Degree or equivalent qualification in industrial Psychology, Human Resource Development, ODETD Practices
  • Registered Constituent Assessor
  • Registered Constituent Moderator will be an added advantage
  • Registered Skills Development Facilitator will be an added advantage

Experience & Skills


  • Minimum of 8 years experience in a similar role managing the L&D function and a team of trainers for a minimum of 4 years
  • Experience with eLearning methodologies and L&D management software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • In depth knowledge of the Skills Development framework and associated legislation, including experience in gaining SETA ETQA programme approval
  • Management development experience for at least 4 years
  • Experience in a retail environment will be advantageous


Attributes & Behaviours


  • Strong strategic thinking ability
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong influencing skills and excellent communication skills
  • “Can Do” attitude
  • Great business acumen

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