Advisor, Learning & Development

Kalumbila, Zambia, Full Time K0 - K1500

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.
Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.
Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.
Job description:
Overall Job Purpose

The Learning and Development Advisor will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing the day to day requirements of the Learning and Development function. The role is required to undertake the design, oversight, implementation and evaluation of development programs and activities, as well as to provide specialist advice to staff and leaders in relation to learning and development needs.
Specific Job Responsibility
Coordinate all aspects of the organisation’s Learning and Development activities which includes:

Analysis of the company’s objectives and completion of organisational training needs analysis to identify learning and development activities.
Manage the implementation and delivery of Trident’s Learning and Development activities which includes the annual Corporate Training Calendar, Corporate Induction, e-learning modules, qualification programs and other face-to-face programs.
Coordination of training logistics such as registrations, training attendance records, facility bookings and catering.
Coordinate and administer the site’s Learning Management Systems.
Monitor budget expenditure for learning and development programs, study assistance, soft skills training and e-learning modules.
Liaise with internal and external training providers.
Assisting students and lectures on site with all the necessary arrangements
Assist in the implementation of the key actions from the People and Culture Strategy.
Maintain all records for learning and development procedures/processes/policies
Coordinate contracts, procurement processes and service agreements.

Job Specific Competencies

Knowledge of current Learning and Development methodologies, practices and policies, processes and the ability to apply these as required.
Ability to identify organisational learning and development needs.
Project management skills and knowledge with strong administrative skills and attention to detail.
Demonstrated skills in design, delivery, facilitation and evaluation of training.
Advanced IT/computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook with experience in reporting, compiling and analysing statistical information.
Demonstrate strong time management skills, with the ability to set priorities, plan and organise own work and connect to the broader team in order to achieve set objectives within agreed timeframes, quality standards and budget targets.
Demonstrate a high level of autonomy to work independently, plan, organise and complete work.
Knowledge about learning management systems, instructional design and e-learning platforms.

Ability to manage multiple tasks on a daily basis and achieve objectives within set priorities and timeframes.
Strong facilitation and presentation skills with the ability to conduct focus groups as required.

Key Job Attributes

Must accept responsibility.
Must make sound decisions.
Must be able to takes up new initiatives.
Must be action oriented.
Must be able to identify customer needs.
Must be an active listener and effective communicator
Clearly conveys ideas, information and requests in writing.
Employs hands-on administration.
Ability to persuade, convince and negotiate with key stakeholders
Highly developed teamwork skills
Must be able to demonstrate agility

Experience Required to Perform in This Job

3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
Experience with training administration and needs analysis.
Competent in the use of Learning Management Systems and able to recommend improvements where necessary.
Experience with e-learning content creation tools is desirable.
HR generalist experience is an added advantage.
Prior experience in the mining industry or other resource industry role desirable.