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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Afrika Tikkun is a non-profit organization dedicated to the eradication of poverty by caring for vulnerable children in townships through their cradle-to-career approach. Using a holistic development model, Afrika Tikkun runs programs that address the various needs of township children with the end goal being their successful placement in careers or tertiary...
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    Training And Development Officer


    To coordinate training and development initiatives to support the organization in collaboration with all departments to ensure the excellent execution of training and development function.


    • Manage the facilitation process for internal trainings for employees
    • Timeous administration of attendance/monthly reports
    • Effective planning/scheduling
    • Ensure that employees expectations met
    • Liaise with SD Facilitator regarding training provided on an ongoing basis for employees; provide the SDF with registers, proof of payment, copies of invoices and certificates
    • Manage the facilitation process for external trainings for beneficiaries and scale up projects
    • Timeous administration of attendance/monthly reports
    • Effective planning/scheduling
    • Ensure that employees expectations met
    • Liaise with SD Facilitator regarding training provided on an ongoing basis for external trainings; provide the SDF with registers, proof of payment, copies of invoices and certificates if provided.
    • Learning Material Development for the Learning Management System
    • Designing of new product courseware
    • Effective use of learning aids
    • Regular review of material
    • Plan, design and implement effective training curriculums for the different levels of company employees within the organisation 
    •       Manage Employment Equity and Skills Development forums with the intention of ensuring that compliance is achieved and that the forums contribute to the Training and Development portfolio
    •       Collaborate with management and training committee to identify training needs in the organisation’s different business units
    •       Schedule appropriate training sessions in accordance with the agreed WSP/ATR as requested by SDF
    •       Train and guide employees effectively to ensure that all employees are performing as per their job descriptions and requirements. 
    •       Measure outcomes from training and monitor staff progress from training provided

    Performance Management System:
    Training needs analysis.
    Individual Development plans
    Training Policies and Procedures:
    Ongoing review and oversight.

    •       Organisation’s Induction and Orientation
    •       Conduct an institution-wide needs analysis to address skills gaps and conduct annual skills gap analysis
    •       Identify and facilitate key training courses for current and new employees
    •       Manage the evaluation and reporting to the HR, and skills development facilitator and Director Manager on the effectiveness of training
    •       Record evidence and reporting on training initiatives
    •       Manage the development and implementation of progress reports for employees that are enrolled for study bursaries, internships, graduate programmes, etc.
    •       Develop action plans via the HR department to address poor work performance and support employees that require re-assessment
    •       Manage the planning and coordination of training schedules with HR Manager and SDF
    •       Ensure that all logistics related to the venue are pre-arranged
    •       To manage the delivery of employee engagement initiatives such as employee satisfaction surveys
    •       Ensure implementation and reporting of staff study bursaries and loans
    •       Develop and report on effective systems to measure performance of all staff that demonstrates the impact of training initiatives through various training delivery models
    •       Manage the delivery of key projects such as Care and Growth, Legitimate Leadership, Teambuilding, etc. within allocated budget
    •       Manage the execution of training projects (timelines, reporting etc.) for both internally and with other external stakeholders
    •       Identify and utilise technology to develop new methods of conducting training.
    •       Quarterly implementation of wellness programmes
    •       Develop strategies to keep employees engaged





    • Diploma / Degree (Human Resource Management)
    • Min 2 years’ experience facilitating learning interventions for groups & individual learners
    • Proven experience evaluating learning interventions
    • Proven experience identifying learner skills/competency gaps
    • Min 2 years’ experience in learning material design & development
    • Must be proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook.
    • Knowledge of Skill Development legislation
    • Knowledge of Organisational Development initiatives
    • Knowledge of E-learning and LMS systems

    Report Writing

    •       Problem-solving skills
    •       Planning and Organising
    • Qualified Advanced Facilitator (Advantageous)
    • Qualified Assessor (Advantageous)
    • Previous experience developing e-Learning content (Advantageous)
    • Own vehicle – necessary for external meetings and other logistics relating to the role
    • Valid Driver’s License

          Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape


          Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite

    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
    • A proficient level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines

          Ability to Self-Control


    Maintains required administration records and procedures
          Time Management

    • Strong facilitation skills
    • Strong learning material design skills
    • Ability to analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of learning interventions
    • Planning, organising, negotiating skills and report Writing Skills


    • Fast learner
    • Self-Motivated/Managed
    • Highly confident
    • Punctual
    • Excellent inter-personal communication skills
    • Strong time management skills
    • Ability to motivate, coach and develop others
    • Presentable, well- spoken and professional
    • Ability to interact well with people from diverse cultural/ethnic status groups.
    • Integrity and honesty
    • Detail oriented
    • Creative and innovative
    • Ability to work under pressure

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Afrika Tikkun on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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