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Engineering & Technical

Training & Development Specialist - Galway - 103521

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 14/03/2019
Job Reference: 103521
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
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Job Description

Training & Development Specialist - Galway - 103521
Training & Development Specialist

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Training & Development Specialist for their site.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Work with management to analyse, design, develop and implement training and development programs to support business requirements and improve performance at individual, team and site level.
  • Identify requirements to ensure that management, leaders and top talent, develop capabilities to succeed in line with business objectives.
  • Develop an annual training and development plan to assist in meeting business objectives.
  • Support the continuous improvement of training and development programs by keeping up to date with best practice.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all training programmes delivered to support the business.
  • Provide guidance and input into operator training and delivery.
  • Support succession planning for the business by pro-actively seeking opportunities to develop employee skill-sets and expertise through continuous professional development, internal and external training.
  • Ensure all training criteria is clearly defined and adhered to.
  • Manage all external training vendor relationships.
  • Manage training objectives and all reporting relating to training activities.
  • Manage the Performance Management Systems, and use this process to identify skills gaps, training requirements and development needs for both teams and individuals.
  • Liaise with managers/team leaders on all matters relating to training and development issues.
  • Provide HR Manager with training and budget reports as requested. Maintain and develop database of training/education vendors and courses available.
  • Support planning of training.
  • Co-ordinate individual and group programmes, including logistical aspects, to achieve maximum impact at appropriate costs.
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of Further Education support provided by GMIL.

Qualifications & Education Requirements:
  • 5 years proven experience in the development and implementation of training and plans IITD qualification or degree in training and development, human resources, or related discipline.
  • Proven experience in working in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Self-motivated with excellent customer service and strong working/team building relationship skills.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations and training to a high standard.
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail.

For further information on this Training & Development Specialist role in Galway please contact Edel on 087 4108620 /

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