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Skills Development Facilitator (Manufacturing)

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Skills Development Facilitator (Manufacturing)

Skills Development Facilitator (Manufacturing)

Location: Sandton


Our client in the Manufacturing industry is looking for a Skills Development Facilitator.


Key responsibilities 


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.





·         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.


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Posted 2019-11-06

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