Training & Development Officer/Manager Jobs

Training & development officer/manager jobs manages the learning of an organisation's workforce. Training & development officer/manager jobs training element of the work gives staff the knowledge, understanding, practical skills and motivation to carry out particular work-related tasks.

Training & development officer/manager jobs will deliver training sessions to participants or, in a more senior role, devise a training strategy for the organisation. The development work relates more to the ongoing, long-term improvement of employees so that they can fulfil their potential within that organisation.  Training & development officer/manager jobs are responsible for developing a comprehensive training package that encompasses both of these elements in order to maintain a motivated and skilled workforce.

Training & development officer/manager jobs are industry-specific, with the level of responsibility and variety of the role dependent on the type and size of organisation.

The exact nature of the work will vary between organisation and sector, but activities are likely to include identifying training and development needs within an organisation through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with business managers; designing and developing training and development programmes based on the organisation's, and on individual, needs and considering the costs of planned programmes and keeping within budgets - assessing the return on investment of any training or development programme is becoming increasingly important.

Training & development officer/manager jobs work as part of a team and the HR officer will be required to produce programmes that are satisfactory to all relevant parties in an organisation, such as line managers, accountants and senior managers at board level. 

Training & development officer/manager jobs other tasks can include conducting appraisals; devising individual learning plans; producing training materials for in-house courses; managing the delivery of training and development programmes; monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees by using questionnaires and through discussions with managers; ensuring that statutory training requirements are met; evaluating training and development programmes and amending and revising programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to the changes that occur in the work environment.

Helping line managers and trainers to solve specific training problems is another task that will be undertaken by the HR officer as well as supervising the work of trainers; keeping up to date with developments in training by reading relevant journals, going to meetings and attending relevant courses; using IT to produce training materials and manuals and having an understanding of e-learning techniques.

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