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Head of Learning and Development Westville

Boxer Head Office

Boxer Head Office Westville South Africa

2 months ago


Are you passionate about Learning and Development and want to make a real impact?

Then look no further - Proudly South African retailer, Boxer Superstores, are recruiting an experienced Head of Learning and Development who will head up a large team, take complete control of our training function, build a best-in-class Learning & Development centre of expertise that accelerates the growth and development of all Boxer employees. This is a senior role with free reign to work independently, an opportunity to put your stamp on a learning strategy and roadmap and drive the strategy for our fast-growing company.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree and experience in skills need analyses, budgets, management, and training. Retail experience is advantageous. You will play a crucial role in aligning our training and development initiatives to support our continued growth and… we are a great place to work with a fun and dynamic team and an organisation that protects... understands, values and cares about the needs of its customers and its local communities.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Responsible for the complete training function within an organisation, setting policies regarding training requirements, monitors training within the group and reports on training to management.
• Responsible for the total training budget at executive level
• Defines and sets the expectations for what it means to develop and grow within Boxer through designing and developing the L&D strategy
• Identifying company's training needs and developing programmes to meet these requirements.
• Ensures that programmes are implemented and that the quality of training programmes are of the required standard, and responsible for output and results of training interventions.
• Co-ordinates and manages the activities of training officers.
• Support the design of a comprehensive career architecture, including the creation of company-wide competencies and learning pathways by role group
• Design engaging content specific to Boxer, ranging from in-product training on proprietary systems to foundational learning on the history and business of retail
• Coordinate a national calendar of mandatory training requirements
• Identify program metrics and assess program effectiveness to gain a deep understanding of our employees, their educational needs, and their roadblocks to success

Desired Experience & Qualification
• A degree associated with Learning and Development or a commerce degree
• Minimum 8+ years of relevant learning and development experience at a senior level
• Strong ability and willingness to actively manage the Learning and Development System and embed the necessary processes to create and maintain content.
• Experience in retail is an advantage
• Extensive and in-depth experience in working with SETAs, including the compiling of WSPs/ATRs, the application for funding (Discretionary Grants) and special projects

Package & Remuneration

Market Related


If this sounds like the future for you, and you are hungry to reach new heights in your career and make a real impact, please upload your CV now! This may be YOUR opportunity to be part of the change and join an organisation that is progressively growing through exciting times. We look forward to hearing from you
Westville South Africa (+1 other)

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