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Learning and Development Specialist

Job Title: Learning and Development Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
REF: 86881
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Learning and Development Specialist

Our client in Mayo are currently looking to recruit a Learning and Development Specialist for their site.

Job Summary
This position is responsible for leading and supporting the implementation of a wide range of Learning & Development (L&D) leading edge initiatives.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Learning Needs Analysis: Leads the annual Learning & Development Needs Analysis process, ensuring that all compliance; Job Requirements & Business Improvement development needs are identified, collated and prioritised based on business needs. Collaborate with HRMs and the Wider Management Team to establish Learning & Development priorities.
  • Deployment of L&D Activities: Leads the deployment of L&D activities including planning, communications and advertising, L&D master data, course objectives, target audience and tracking of L&D events. This role also oversees site logistics and materials availability for L&D activities. Ensure that an annual calendar of L&D activities is developed and communicated.
  • L&D Sourcing Strategy: Supports the work for defining facilitators and handling facilitator contracting activities including quotation approvals, negotiations and timelines based on policies and guidelines.
  • L&D Programs: Supports the design and implementation of development programs to ensure consistent high quality and cost effective programs. Ensure that CCU/BIG programs are implemented consistently and effectively.
  • L&D System Implementation: Supports the work on implementation of a standardised Learning Management System across EEA in collaboration with HRMs (Human Resource Managers) and Functional Directors.
  • Track Costs and Certifications: Ensures that all costs are tracked and analysed for on-the job; classroom and external programs through the central L&D system. Ensures that competency requirements and certifications are tracked and reported via the Learning Management System.
  • Measurement and Reporting: Develops, supports and implements formal ROI on major programs and reports for HR & Wider Management Team.
  • Organisational Capability: As appropriate, supports the introduction of new tools and approaches to enhance Organisational Capability.
  • Operational Excellence - Supports operational excellence and lean approach to all activities carried out in the L&D function.

Previous Work Experience & Skills
  • 3-5 years of relevant L&D experience in a multinational environment, preferably in a multi-country environment.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with Learning Management Systems.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Experience of working within a virtual environment is desirable.
  • Experience of developing Training Needs Analysis, ROIs, Skills Matrix and technical competencies in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills. Advanced MS Excel is desirable.
  • Detail-orientated with strong ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with key stakeholders in a confident and professional manner.

Educational Requirements
Third level qualification degree in a HR, Business or Technical discipline.

Preferred Qualifications
Membership of a recognised HR Institute.

Travel Requirements
10% regional (EEA) and global travel.

For further information on this Learning and Development Specialist role in Mayo please contact Aisling on 091730022 /
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