Head, Learning & Development Manager


Company Acreaty Ghana...
Industry Automotive
Category Human Resourc...
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary Competitive
Education Qualified
Experience N/A
Job Expires Jan 12, 2017
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Job Description

  • Department:    Human Resources
  • Reports to:    Group HR Head
  • Direct Reports:    None
  • Interfaces with:    Entire Business

Job Role Summary:

  • The Learning and Development Manager role is to support the overall business strategy and help the business grow through it employees and Learning & Development initiatives.
  • Furthermore, the role is to develop and enhance the business’s talent and evolve Neilson’s future leaders.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Plan departmental/functional training budgets, forecast costs and delegate numbers as required by organizational planning and budgeting systems.
  • Assess relevant training needs for staff individuals and organization, in consultation with departmental heads, including assessment methods and measurement systems entailed.
  • Stay informed as to relevant skill and qualifications levels required by staff for effective performance, and circulates requirements and relevant information to the organization as appropriate.
  • Produce organizational strategy and plans to meet training and development needs, and manage training delivery, measurement and follow-up as necessary.
  • Design training courses and programmes necessary to meet training needs, or manage this activity via external providers.
  • Identify, select and manage external training and accreditation bodies, agencies and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards.
  • Organize training venues, logistics, transport, accommodation as required, to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery.
  • Plan and deliver training courses personally where necessary to compliment that provided externally or internally by others.
  • Arrange for the maintenance of all necessary equipment and materials relating to the effective delivery and measurement of training.
  • Recruit, manage and develop direct-reporting staff (if applicable).
  • Ensure all training activities and materials meet with relevant organizational and statutory policies, including health and safety, employment and equality laws.
  • Monitor and report on activities, costs, performance, etc, as required.
  • Develop self, and maintain knowledge in relevant field at all times.

Required Skills or Experience

Leadership, Management, Personal Skills, Knowledge, Or Qualities


  • Open and approachable management style.
  • Able to inspire and leads others to achieve challenging results.
  • To work as an individual and to be a team player.
  • Confident, articulate and clear communication skills with all level of employees.
  • To develop good working relationships with colleagues and other internal departments. Motivational with a positive attitude at all times.
  • Confident public speaker.
  • Strong organisational skills.

Technical Skills, Or Knowledge:


  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Email, Numerically and grammatically accurate.


  • Understanding of learning needs analysis.
  • Creation of training programs.

Experience & Track Record:


  • Thrives in a fast paced, results-oriented environment requiring a high degree of flexibility whilst retaining business disciplines.
  • Verbally articulate.
  • Previous experience of managing training in multiple countries.
  • Previous travel industry experience.


  • Previous experience of managing a team and working alongside multiple departments.
  • Experience of managing and implementing innovative projects. Previous experience in managing a target-driven sales teams.
  • An active interest in skiing, or sailing and other active watersports.

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