LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

JOB DESCRIPTION
To align & drive the Learning & Development (L&D) function for the Company, along with the business objectives / goals. To develop people capabilities in the business ensuring learning and development opportunities for employees, at all levels. Building a learning organization culture and to foster a healthy climate for career enhancements and employee aspirations.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
 Working with heads of departments and managers to identify training needs within the business
 Provide specialist advice to business on learning and development activities
 Advise management on legislative requirements
 Designing, both in-house and with expert third parties, a solution which includes a blended approach to learning such as coaching, classroom training, action learning & E-learning
 Delivering these blended solutions and training sessions to the business
 Monitoring regulatory requirements for staff training and competence and ensuring that all requirements and subsequent changes are reflected in all training
 Drafting, implementing, reviewing and advising upon learning and development proposals, issues and policies
 Sourcing external service providers in line with training and development needs of the organisation
 Developing and implementing the Company’s L&D strategy that ensures the attraction needs, retention and development of talent
 Manage external stakeholder relationships with specific reference to the Department of Labour, Financial Services Board and any relevant SETAs
 Overall responsibility for the various elements making up skills development and improving the BBBEE Scorecard in that regard including monthly BBBEE group reporting
 Responsible for overall management of Skills Development Expenditure in line with organisations Training Budget
 Management of Sales pipeline and internship programmes in the organisation
 Driving Employment Equity targets with particular focus through delivering on skills development targets for the organisation
 Annual submission of the organisations workplace skills plan (WSP) and annual training report (ATR)
 Creating Individual Development Plans for employees
 Registered Skills Development Facilitator (SDF)
 Overall responsibility for Talent Management & Succession Planning
 Monthly training reporting for all areas of the business

EDUCATION AND MINIMUM REUIREMENTS
 Minimum of 5 years’ experience within L&D with 3 years managing the full function
 Have knowledge and experience of training design and development
 Fully conversant with skills development compliance requirements
 Registered Skills development facilitator (SDF)
 Must know how to translate L&D returns to business ROI (Govt. & SETA funding)
 Completed HR degree or relevant 3-year qualification
 Must be proficient in the full Microsoft Office suite
 Strong presentation and facilitation skills
 Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong command of English grammar
 Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
 A valid driver license
 Ability to be a self-starter
 Highly innovative and driven
 Must adapt quickly to change and cope well in an agile environment

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
 Energetic
 Ability to work under pressure
 Team Player
 Accuracy
 Honesty, reliability & integrity
 Confident
 Good communication skills at all levels within the organisation
 Attention to detail
 Ability to effectively handle challenging situations
 Self-starter
 Business initiative
 Strong administrative skills
 Clean credit and criminal records
 Reliable or own transport

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