Training and Development Contractor

Short Job Description: 

An agricultural employer in the Overberg is looking for a dynamic, experienced training specialist who can work on a contractual basis.  The successful candidate must be an experienced Skills Development Facilitator. This work will require approximately 60 hours per month.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Home office and onsite in Hermanus
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Part-time hours
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Management - Education and Training
Training & Development - HR
Required Qualification: 
Relevant Qualification (SETA)
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office & Excel
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Full Job Description: 

The ideal candidate should meet at least the following requirements:
 Relevant tertiary qualification coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Learning and Development,
 Ability to meet tight delivery deadlines with accuracy and agility. Good problem-solving
abilities. Strong attention to detail is required,
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with a passion for people,
 Advanced computer skills,
 Valid Driver’s Licence with own transport,
 Excellent knowledge of the Skills Development Legislation as well as Occupational Health
Training Requirements,
 Strong expertise and track record of engaging with SETA’s and previous knowledge and experience in dealing with AgriSETA will be an added advantage,
 Knowledge of and experience in Skills Development requirements



  • in terms of BBBEE and the verification requirements thereof.

  • Duties will include but will not be limited to: 

  • Training needs assessment, planning, budgeting, coordination and arrangement of training programmes,

  • Identifying suitable and cost-effective training providers,

  • Liaising with SETA’s, service providers, educational institutions and funding organisations, 

  • Assisting with the selection and support of tertiary students, internships and learnerships together with the relevant internal departments,

  • BBBEE verification preparation for Skills Development

  • Submitting all required SETA applications and following up on payments,

  • Liaison with Technical training institutions for the facilitation of Apprenticeship Training,

  • Liaison with management regarding training needs and training arrangements, and

  • Arrangement of all compliance training in terms of Occupational Health and safety Legislation.

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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