Learning & Development Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Connaght
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Learning & Development Manager
Our client, a bluechip company based in Connacht, now seeks a Learning and Development (L&D) Manager who will assess learning solutions for business impact and scalability, and design, deliver and facilitate engaging presentations that contribute to improved business deliverables. This is a part-time / job share, permanent position.

The successful candidate will lead design, development, and facilitation of virtual and in person instructor led training including new hire onboarding, leadership development initiatives, continuous professional development, team building and culture learning programs.

This hire will identify new ways to improve talent development, including career development, leadership development and continuous learning.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced L&D professionally, who is innovative and creative with course design and facilitation in a high performing culture and who is team oriented, working in a collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities for L&D Manager:
Enable and empower employee learning communities and other types of peer-to-peer learning experiences, especially with an asynchronous approach.
While facilitating training, utilize technology to boost the transfer of knowledge for virtual learning environments.
Market available learning opportunities through company intranet sites, weekly emails, and other event marketing collateral.
Manage and Implement key processes and projects; develops and drives project plan; builds team ownership and commitment to project plan; keeps documentation organized.
Responsible for team and cross-functional communications; liaison between the team and a project review board; project meeting minutes, issues log, metrics, and other key communications.
Measure and continually improve effectiveness of training and development initiatives.
Consult directly with our business and support team members to develop effective, engaging and valuable learning solutions.
Stay current with L&D Industry trends and best practices to elevate learning offerings.
Provide direction and support for the Learning Management System maintaining integrity of the system.
Ensure all training and tracking practices comply with the requirements of the company Quality System and applicable local department practices.
Must comply with requirements of ISO 14001 and company EHS standards and follow SOPs/WI to these standards.

Requirements of for L&D Manager:
Bachelor of Human Resources, Psychology, Science, Business in HR/L&D or related discipline. Additional qualifications and certifications are preferred.
8+ plus years Learning and Development experience in a similar role or HRBP role with focus on Learning & Development.
Facilitating and train-the-trainer experience
Strong communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of L&D best practise and trends.
Ability to handle multiple projects with quick deadlines.
Experience in high tech manufacturing industry is an advantage

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

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