Learning and Development Programme Manager

JWR Employment Specialists
March 15, 2023
Mayo, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Education Requirements
Degree or qualification in Learning & Development or related discipline
Experience Requirements
3-5 years prior experience in L&D is essential
Job Responsibilities
Please see Job Description
Job Industry
Human Resources
Salary will be discussed upon Interview
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JWR Employment Specialist is working with an Irish Leading Global Manufacturer located in Westport, Co Mayo to recruit a Learning and Development Programme Manager.

As the Learning and Development Programme Manager, the main responsibility of this role is to lead the company Learning & Development function within the HR Department. The ideal candidate will be flexible to the changing needs of the company as the L&D function continues to develop at HQ and globally.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop learning strategies and programmes that align with strategic priorities, and which support a culture of continuous learning and growth
  • Lead key areas of L&D, including University (training program for global Sales team), Leadership Development programs, and overall L&D Program at company headquarters
  • Source and assess training providers & course content, elicit attendee feedback, assess training effectiveness and conduct ROI analysis 
  • Advise global sites during initial stages of L&D roll out (e.g. sharing L&D policies and process, KPI reporting systems, etc. to ensure a standardised approach across all sites
  • Work with managers to establish training needs, and source appropriate training courses / providers in response to departmental TNAs 
  • Maintain training records and KPIs on Bamboo and internal systems 
  • Manage the administration of training platforms including our internal Learnupon system 
  • Lead ad hoc documentation of award submissions, tenders, policies, reporting, etc. in relation to L&D activities  
  • Support the HR Team in the delivery of quarterly policy briefings and training for line managers and staff 
  • Work with the HR team on the development and expansion of the employee induction process 
  • Support the H&S Officer with health and safety training and other welfare initiatives
  • Engage in L&D research, networking, and training to keep up to date with general best practice in relevant areas 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Degree or qualification in Learning & Development or related discipline 
  • 3-5 years prior experience in L&D is essential 
  • Strong organisation and time-management skills 
  • High competency in the use of Microsoft suite (excel, PowerPoint, word) 
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the developing L&D function  
  • Excellent level of business English and ability to create professional documentation 
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