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HR, Training, Recruitment

Senior Training Specialist - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 27/06/2018
Job Reference: 96297

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

Senior Training Specialist
Our client, a company in Cork is currently looking to recruit an Senior Training Specialist for their site.

Key Areas Of Responsibility as a Senior Training Specialist:
  • Partners with the site HR Lead and internal/external support services to provide excellent training support and expertise to the Business.
  • Leads and facilitates the annual Business Training Review with the local site leadership team ensuring the annual training requirements support the strategic site objectives.
  • Works closely with business leaders to execute on training requirements across the organisation and to identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities that impact the business
  • Supports both internal and external audits
  • Interprets and implements training and compliance policies, procedures and programmes as required
  • Manages training process areas that include but are not limited to; on boarding, regulatory compliance training requirements, training design, delivery and certification, competency identification and development and evaluation of solutions
  • Provides subject matter expertise and coaches employees and leaders as necessary in relation to training requirements ensuring solutions are realistic, timely, consistent, and effective.
  • Ensures medical device training regulations are reflected accurately in the procedures and systems made available to leaders and employees.
  • Supports business process excellence initiatives and participates in / facilitates cross functional process improvement teams.
  • Manages the training budget at each location and liaises with vendors to ensure an excellent and cost effective service.
  • Liaises with the CSS and HR Administrator to optimise HR systems and administration so that processes are streamlined and efficient.
  • Works closely and flexibly with other Technical Training team members in other locations to leverage best practices
  • Is a subject matter expert (in one of the following areas: Training Program Design & Delivery, Reporting & Analytics, Training Operations Excellence, Curriculum Design & Development) and leverages and implements solutions across the Ireland campus
  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Degree in HR, Training & Development, Business or equivalent is necessary.
  • Minimum of 5 years' previous experience is a Training/Regulatory Compliance related role is required
  • Previous experience of highly regulated manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Customer service skills. Is very helpful, approachable, and accessible and seeks to proactively meet customer's needs.
  • Communication skills (listening, oral and written)
  • Facilitation, delivery and negotiation skills
  • Integrity, honesty, confidentiality and builds trust with others
  • Self-assurance and confidence
  • Ability to learn, grow and drives own professional development.
  • Influencing and effective decision making
  • Empathy talent is an advantage
  • Team-player and is very flexible
  • Able to plan/organize workload and can multitask
  • Microsoft Office Computer skills.

For further information on this Polymer Engineer role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /
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