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Unilever: Assistant Learning Manager Inland


Job Summary:

  • Manages the implementation of the learning and capability building plans for teams and individuals
  • Ensure a learning strategy for inland factory and its implementation
  • Managers Learning coordinators to ensure implementation of upskilling and compliance trainings
  • Works with managers and staff to ensure that they understand the learning and capability plans
  • Provides insight on prioritization of learning and capability needs to improve performance
  • Facilitates internal learning events and workshops, delivering content as appropriate
  • Engages  with  managers  and  employees  to  ensure  that  the  organisation  complies always with  relevant  training legislations
  • Leads and facilitate internal meeting with trade unions and ensure skills development compliance
  • Supports all WCM Pillar Leaders to roll out existing programmes to the business and manage changes to ongoing programmes
  • Works with managers to ascertain and develop skills needs to drive high performance culture.
  • Networks with  Expertise  team  and  externally  to  understand  current  learning  trends  and  innovations  to  improve capability plans
  • Keeps up-to-date with legislative changes and trains and coaches managers, training committee members  and other site learning coordinators to ensure policies are followed and risks identified. •Uses innovative technology in the capability development plans and implementation
  • Ensures site WSP/ATR compliance and accurate submission
  • Coordination of overall site training and development strategy for the sourcing unit
  • Provide strong support & lead for People Development pillar
  • Lead and provide guidance to the Training Coordinator
  • Ensures compliance of and aligns site training strategy to the overall Manufacturing skills strategy •Monitors progress of training implementation against site strategy
  • Reports on all training activities for the site
  • Establishes and maintains a central interface between all key sub functions e.g. WCM/TPM, SHE, Q, Engineering, Operations, HR, Finance
  • Ensures compliance of use of accredited training vendors to maintain consistency and quality in delivery of training
  • Manages training budget
  • Ensures BBBEE compliance
  • Ensures training committees are entrenched and active
  • Manages Learnerships on site
  • Internal  stakeholders- Production departments, WCM , SHE, Q, Engineering, Corporate –nature of contact involves information sharing and advice
  • External Stakeholders-: Vendors and SETA’s

Key Requirements:

  • Degree  in Mechanical/  Electrical/  Chemical/Industrial  Engineering/  Learning  highly  preferred 
  • OR  Bachelor  of Technology  in  Mechanical/  Electrical  Engineering OR  N6/  S4  in  Electrical/  Mechanical/  Instrumentation OR equivalent
  • 3years working experience in Factory Training in a Technical/ FMCG/ Manufacturing environment
  • Must be a Skills Development Facilitator –SDF with strong Skills Assessments experience
  • Manex/ WCM/TPM/ Lean Manufacturing/ Continuous Improvement and pillar lead experience preferred
  • Must have solid experience identifying and implementing training programs. Must have a wealth of experience with identifying training gaps and demonstrate how these gaps were closed
  • Must be proficient with leading training agendas and leading Learnerships/ SETA programs
  • Must have  proven  track  record  on  the  impact  of  focused  Programme  and  Development –use  of  training methodologies i.e. how this has improved productivity
  • Must have experience with SETA Grant Applications
  • Must have experience with starting up and implementing a Training/ Learning and Development systems, ability to generate reports, and build a plug-in exercise accessible across the business•*Must have depth across Training Analysis
  • Strong understanding of Unions (Unionised environment) Beneficial
  • Understanding of SAQA, NQF’s, SETA’s
  • Assessor / Moderator
  • Expert knowledge of Learnerships/ Apprenticeships

Closing date: Not specified.

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