Johannesburg Skills Development Facilitator (Manufacturing) 1000
Skills Development Facilitator (Manufacturing)
Our client in the Manufacturing industry is looking for a Skills Development Facilitator.
Strategy Formulation and Implementation: • Develops and aligns Skills development strategy in order to propel the organization forward and maximize employee skills and potential. • Design methodologies aimed at enhancing employee effectiveness through accredited programs and/or institutions. • Establishes practices and processes that drives an effective learning environment • Conducts skills audits/skills needs analyses as required for workforce planning, including scarce and critical skills • Maximizes return on investment on training spend • Responsible for the planning, implementation and reporting of training in the organization and has a close working relationship with the relevant Seta's. • The SDF is responsible for the development and coordination of training interventions, management of the staff bursary scheme, sourcing of training vendors and facilitators, management of learnerships & skills programs, evaluation of training outcomes and conducting research.
Forum Management: • Set up and manage the skills development forum • Promote a positive work ethic in motivating and facilitating the implementation of agreed development programmer. • Provide a conduit to management on key skills challenges in order to create a culture that fosters improvements and encourages participation. • Provides statistical reports of learning and development behaviors and practices to facilitate effective decision-making and direct the focus and budget to targeted skills sets. • Ensures that all company practices are compliant with all relevant legislation to minimize financial risk and eliminate discrimination. • Creates opportunities to maximize financial return, by accessing the relevant discretionary grants for bursaries, learnerships, etc.
Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation: • Ensures compliance with all relevant legislation • Monitors the environment to ensure a culture of transparency and non-discrimination • Reports on and make representation to the internal bodies such as the Skills Development Forum, Employment Equity Forum, etc. • Keeps abreast of all changes in legislation ensuring that the organization stays ahead • Proactively prepares the organization for changes in legislation ensuring minimal disruption to the workforce and integration with the desired culture. • Contributes to the development of critical skills required to run the organization • Research best practice training vendors and partners to deliver on this training • Evaluate effectiveness of learning interventions.
Requirements: • Matric • Driver's License - Code 08 • Own Transport • Able to travel • Must have Relationships and networks with Cath SETA and Services SETA • Applicants must have SDF experience i.e. they must have worked on Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) annual submissions as well as applications to the SETA for non-mandatory grants. • They must have a thorough understanding of these processes as well as other SETA compliance matters. • Applicants must have a good understanding of the BBBEE scorecard and how Skills Development impacts the scorecard • Tertiary qualification relevant to Human Resources/Training & Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • A minimum of 5-6 years of experience as a skills development facilitator. • Knowledge and understanding of the skills development framework and the relevant governing bodies • Experience in completion of WSP, ATR and BEE reports • Advising on and implementation of Quality management Systems for skills development • Applied knowledge of legislation such as EEA, SDA, SDL. • Managing relationships with the relevant SETA • Experience in managing learning projects • Experience in accreditation and validation of internal programmers • Can address a conflict, seeing it as an opportunity. • Is good at focused listening. • Can settle disputes equitably. • Can determine common ground and acquire cooperation with minimum disruption to business and people dynamics. • Easily gains trust and support of peers. • Encourages collaboration. • Has a sound understanding of how the business works • Is knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting his/her business and organization. • Is well versed on the marketplace and aware of how strategies and tactics may be applied to optimize business success.