Learning Development Manager | Minopex


This position will be based at the Head Office in Woodmead with travel to operational sites on a needs basis.


The Learning & Development (L&D) Manager will be responsible to provide L&D subject matter expertise and best practice. The role is accountable for providing occupationally directed learning interventions that enables and enhances the knowledge, practical skills, workplace experiences and behaviours of employees, based on current and future occupational requirements for optimal organisational performance and sustainability. Additionally, the role will be accountable to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements in the L&D department.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Accountable for compiling and managing the training budget
• Accountable for adherence to all Legal and Mandatory Compliance
• Training Standardisation
• Manage Policies and Procedures
• Manage internal and external training and SLP reporting
• Ensure that corrective actions stemming from audit findings are implemented
• Management of training team (including goal setting and PDP’s)
• Completion and submission of annual WSP and ATR
• Ensure Contractor Legal Compliance to Group Training Standards
• Implementation and monitoring of ISO 9001
• Accountable to obtain and maintain MQA Accreditation
• Accountable for all training delivery & execution
• Accountable to ensure Record Keeping Systems comply with Company Standards
• Organisational Learning & Development strategy
• Design, implement, and evaluate Training and Development programmes
• Amending and revising programmes as necessary to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment
• Keeping abreast of developments in the Training profession.
• Manage the development, implementation and maintenance of e-learning platforms and content
• Researching new technologies and methodologies in workplace learning and finding opportunities to improve
• Assessing the return on investment of training or development programmes
• Design Training Needs Analysis in order to determine the most relevant and cost-effective training solutions
• Manage the design, development and production of training materials, documents and manuals to ensure consistency and quality of content and delivery to meet the specific needs of training programmes
• People Management
• Understands the needs of the business to ensure legal compliance training is organised and delivered cost effectively
• Ensure the development, planning and implementation of learning programs such as Internships, Learnerships, Graduate, Supervisory and Management Development Programmes according to organisational needs
• Assist with the implementation of employee development modules to facilitate succession planning and career pathing according to organisational requirements
• Develop and manage an annual Training budget and monitor the costs of training programs to ensure budget targets are met and assessments of the return on investment are made

Qualification Requirements

• Relevant Degree or National Diploma (essential)
• Grade 12
• ISO Internal Auditor (advantageous)
• Valid Red Ticket (essential)
• ETDP level 5 (essential)
• Relevant processing plant, Engineering or Mining qualification (advantageous)

Experience and Skills Requirements

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a L&D Manager in the mining industry
• In depth knowledge and experience in technical plant operations and maintenance as well as mining technical training
• Leadership and management experience
• Experience in legal compliance to Mine Health and Safety Act (training requirements)
• Managing certification of a Training Centre in terms of ISO 9001:2008 (QMS) and maintain MQA accreditation
• Learning Management Systems experience
• Advanced MS Office skills
• Ability to communicate well at all levels in the organisation
• Ability to present training information to all levels in the organisation
• BBBEE, Mining Charter, SLP and CSI experience
• Stakeholder and Contractor Management