Our client has an exciting career opportunity for a Skills Development Manager and are looking for an individual with a proven track record in driving and managing training and development initiatives in alignment with organisational strategy. The ideal candidate needs to be passionate about the field of training and development, a self-starter with drive and energy to establish and build an efficient training department.

Job Output

Learning and Development:

  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to conduct an annual training needs analysis in line with the business, strategic and developmental requirements and review on an ongoing basis.
  • Cultivate a learning culture to encourage continuous learning.
  • Manage all the various training programmes across the company group.
  • Select and assign facilitators to conduct training.
  • Supervise trainers and evaluate trainers performance.
  • Provide induction, policy and procedure training for all learners.
  • Development, sign off and submission of Workplace Skills Plans and Annual Training Reports for company group.
  • Chairing training committee member meetings which includes upskilling of committee members.
  • Development of Pre- and Post Facilitator and Behavioural Assessments per training course to measure the effectiveness of training through quality control methods.
  • Effectively manage and monitor training budget and programme expenditure in order to demonstrate return on investment.
  • Review and update training material when required.

Stakeholder Relationships:

  • Facilitate the creation of an accountable, full-service team who understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders through effective inspirational leadership.
  • Continuous development and improvement of the Learning and Development team, processes, standards and best practise.
  • Take full responsibility for performance of all direct reports, motivating and managing them in relation to quality standards and agreed objectives, focusing on all aspects of sound people management.
  • Challenge and develop team members through coaching.
  • Relationship building with internal and external teams and managing relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the Recruitment Department in order to ensure that the recruitment and selection process for Internship and Learnership is executed efficiently with a high success rate.
  • Participate in the interviewing and selection process when required.

Reporting and Administration:

  • Compile monthly training reports for HR Manager.
  • Prepare and maintain budget reports to justify expenditures.
  • Ensure accurate and up to date data capturing and filing according to department standards.
  • Ensure department filing is up to date and accurate at all times.
  • Prepare documentation for skills and development audits including training SETA and EE documents.
  • Assist with relevant administration concerning training on a daily basis as well as weekly preparation for monthly documentation to be submitted to the various SETA’s for auditing purposes.
  • Maintain department records, ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality.


  • Work within policies and procedures and in compliance with all BBBEE/ TAX/ EE/ SD Legislation and keep abreast of all changes with regard to learning and development best practise and requirements.
  • Compliance and monitoring of the BBBEE (Skills Development section) scorecard system and ensure that the company requirements are maintained and updated timeously.
  • Ensure maintenance and updating of training provided for all staff.
  • Review BEE scoring results, identify improvement areas and work with relevant stakeholders to implement action plans to secure improved scoring.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary Qualification in HR, Industrial Psychology or Skills Development Facilitation is essential.
  • ETDP Qualification is advantageous
  • Significant work experience as a trainer, coach, or training facilitator, preferably in an ISP environment Familiar with both traditional and modern job training methods, trends and techniques
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency; familiarity with web delivery tools.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize work.
  • Must have a Sales/ISP trainer background.

We encourage all candidates to read through the job description clearly and properly before applying and submitting your CV for perusal.

ASAP Resources Global is a long-standing recruitment agency, we headhunt and do recruitment for multiple high-end clients with the focus on building relationships with all candidates and clients. We appreciate all submissions and will reply to each one as soon as possible.

Desired Skills:

  • Conduct annual training analysis
  • Manage training programmes
  • Reporting and administration
  • Compliance and monitoring

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

About The Employer:

ASAP Resources is a specialised recruitment agency with a speciality in headhunting and high-calibre recruitment strategies. We secure resources for a variety of clients in many industries on a global scale with a focus on building lasting relationships with all candidates and clients.

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