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Regional Learning and Development Manager

WHAT IS ON OFFER

Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Learning and Development Manager to join the team in Johannesburg, South Africa. In this role you will provide a key interface between country management teams and our global Learning and Development department to embed a strategic and progressive, best practice approach to L&D in the Region. Working in partnership with managers and employees, you will  provide professional, customer focused L&D advice and solutions that support and build organisational and people capabilities.

 

ABOUT US

Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.

 

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Required Competencies

  • Understand the potential of L&D to add value, and L&D best practice including the importance of aligning L&D with business needs.
  • Strong learning needs analysis and research skills.
  • Flexibility and pragmatism and the ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Experience in designing and project managing blended and integrated learning solutions – concepts, principles, practice and thought leadership.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear, well-structured reports and briefs.
  • Experience of building effective relationships with internal customers and external providers to enable the delivery of fit-for-purpose, cost effective solutions.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

 

Required Work Experience

  • Working in a complex L&D function at manager level or equivalent.
  • Managing projects and delivering successful outcomes.
  • Developing innovative approaches to complex problems.
  • Developing and implementing group-sponsored development programmes, e.g. e-learning systems, development planning (desirable).
  • Knows what ‘good’ looks like in a progressive commercial L&D environment (desirable).

 

Required Qualifications

  • BA / BSc Degree in HR preferred but not essential.
  • CIPD Level 5 or 7 Qualification (desirable).

 

Languages

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Fluency in another language is beneficial, preferably French or Portuguese (desired).

 

BENEFITS

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

 

Closing Date:  Friday 29th March 2024

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