Learning and Development Practitioner

Reference SALA-0230
Region KZN
City Durban
Contract Permanent
Hours Full time
Category Human Resources & Recruitment
Salary Negotiable
Apply By 2020-12-16
Job Posted Date 2020-11-16


Our client, an esteemed mortgage origination company based in Durban is searching for a skilled Learning and Development Practitioner to provide outcomes based learning and development initiatives that improves personal and business effectiveness. 


The purpose of this role is to deliver a professional and techinical learning experience to the business through effective supervision of facilitators and training service providers and the provision of effective logistical support. This to achieve the vision of creating a learning culture in each business unit of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sourcing details or service providers on learning and development interventions as defined from the learning and development framework to meet business needs
  • Brief service providers on the specific requirements of the programmes
  • Schedule staff to attend internal and external learning and development interventions
  • Co-ordinate in-house and external training
  • Prepare course material for all training activities
  • Communication to the business on course details
  • Management of delegates' responses for the relevant courses
  • Prepare training facilities
  • Organise travel, catering and accommodation requirements for service providers and or delegates
  • Co-ordinate and capture training registers and post course evaluations
  • Capture results of assessments and store information (Pre, during and post)
  • Communicate training arrangements to learners
  • Take ownership of the training calendar/plan for the year and assist in initiating these planned sessions
  • Manage all Induction programmes for the business
  • Maintain regular contact with learners to ensure that learning issues are addressed proactively, and learners are supported
  • Collect, capture and sort information arising from training needs analysis
  • Reconciliation of departments monthly budget to track spend
  • Co-ordinate and reconcile accounts relating to external training initiatives
  • Produce learning material using in house capacity or external service providers
  • Proper retention of all registers and related feedback forms
  • Ensuring that all records keeping is up to date and accurate
  • Analyse learning and development evaluations and drive amendments to programmes and changes to service providers
  • Compilation of BEE Training Spreadsheets
  • Assist in the maintenance of as well as input creatively to Learnerships, Flagship programmes, and all other development programmes
  • Support the L&D manager with all Talent Management initiatives
  • Ensure adherence to skills development legislation and all BEE requirements
  • Ensure adherence to SAHL procurement policy when sourcing service providers
  • Fulfill the Skills Development Facilitator function in entirety
  • Produce monthly reporting on learning and development interventions



Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Diploma in OD-ETDP or Degree (BCom/ BA/ BSocSci or equivalent) with a major in Human Resources or Industrial and Organisational Psychology or Education focused
  • Valid Code EB driver's license
  • 3-years relevant training and development and facilitation experience or general HR administration experience
  • Willing to do occasional business travel to branches


  • Report writing skills
  • Basic financial management skills
  • Advanced Microsoft suite
  • Excellent organising and coordinating skills
  • Data capturing
  • Excellent written communication and good verbal communication
  • Self managed and self driven
  • Team oriented
  • Innovative and creative
  • High attention to detail



How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.