Training and Development Officer : Durban


To coordinate training and development initiatives to support the organization in collaboration with all departments to ensure the excellent execution of training and development function.

Core functions:

  • Conduct an institution wide needs analysis to address skills gaps and conduct quarterly skills gap analysis.
  • Identify and facilitate key training courses for current and new employees
  • Identify and assess training needs of staff by engaging with directors and managers
  • Manage the evaluation and reporting to the HR and Director Manager on the effectiveness of training
  • Manage the assessment all training that is applicable to the organization
  • Record evidence and reporting on training initiatives
  • Manage the development and implementation of progress reports for employees that are enrolled for study bursaries, internships, graduate programmes, etc.
  • Develop action plans to address poor work performance and support employees that require re-assessment
  • Collate and submit training evidence for reporting on the WSP and BBBEE scorecard
  • Ensure that all SETA bursaries and refunds are utilized to benefit the organisation
  • Ensure that the WSP and ATR are completed and submitted timeously
  • Ensure that regulatory compliance to deliver training optimally within the organization
  • Manage the planning and coordination of training schedules with directors and managers
  • Ensure that all logistics related to the venue are pre-arranged
  • Maintain a variety of manual and electronic files and/or records for providing updated information aligned to regulatory requirements
  • To manage the delivery of employee engagement initiatives such as employee satisfaction surveys
  • Collate and submit monthly training logger and budget
  • Ensure implementation and reporting of study bursaries
  • Monitor and report on trends within the organization and develop actions plans
  • Prepare the monthly payroll report
  • Develop and report on effective systems to measure performance of all staff that demonstrates the impact of training initiatives through various training delivery models
  • Manage the delivery of key projects such as Moodle training, Leadership Development training, Teambuilding, Year-end function, etc. within allocated budget
  • Manage and maintain internal and external stakeholder engagement through effective project management
  • Manage the execution of training projects through (timelines, reporting etc.
  • Identify and utilise technology to develop new methods of conducting training.
  • Monthly implementation of wellness programmes
  • Develop strategies to keep employees engaged


  • Minimum Honours Degree (Human Resource Management)


  • 3-5 years training and development experience
  • Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel will be advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Skill Development legislation
  • Knowledge of Organisational Development initiatives
  • Knowledge of E-learning and LMS systems
  • Report Writing
  • Training material design
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Planning and Organising

Additional requirements:

  • Required to work during the weekends and overtime
  • Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Planning, organising and negotiating skills
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative and innovative
  • Ability to work under pressure

To apply:

All applicants are to kindly fill and forward the employment application form and their CV’s to by no later than 24th May 2019. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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