Training and Development Officer (CR532)

Our client, a non-profit company (NPC) in Paarl, that runs a variety of initiatives to ensure that social efforts have an actual impact in the communities of the Cape Winelands is looking to employ a Training and Development Officer to join their team.

Do you have a passion to help people grow and develop their skills?

Do you have experience in continual learning, training and development?

Are you pro-active, innovative, tech-savvy and organised?


  • The Training and Development Officer will be responsible to design, manage and facilitate all aspects of the NPC’s internal and external training and development programmes.

  • Design and implement innovative internal training and development programmes for the NPC as an organisation, its departments and individuals.

  • Manage selected internal HR processes such as personal and professional development (PPD), KPI process and job descriptions.

  • Design and implement a structured external training and development programme and curricula to provide capacity building and support to the NPC’s network of non-profit organisations.

  • Create training schedules, lesson plans and content for in-person and e-learning training.

  • Manage all administrative aspects of the training programmes, including the facilitation of the training with assistance of subject matter experts and co-facilitators.

  • Conduct baseline assessments and create feedback mechanisms to determine training needs, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and identify gaps.

  • Partner with Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accreditation bodies to accredit the NPC training, and implement opportunities to support CPD training for professionals within the network.

  • Provide strategic direction for Training and Development, including reviewing and adapting the strategy to adapt to the needs of the organisation.

  • Initiate commercialisation and consulting opportunities of the NPC training courses.

  • Establish and manage the Training and Development budget.


  • A relevant post graduate or professional degree in training and development (Education and Training, Human Resources, Business Administration or Organisational Psychology).

  • Five years’ experience and proven track record of training and development experience.

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills are required.

  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Digital and e-learning skills.

  • Experience in the social impact or non-profit sectors.

  • Proficient in Afrikaans and/or isiXhosa.

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working.

  • Pro-active, innovative and a self-starter.

  • Optimistic and a problem-solver.

  • Effective administrative, management, budgeting and planning skills.

  • Ability to work in a team and independently.


  • Market-related, including expenses and travel allowances, to match experience and qualifications.

  • Travel: Applicants must have their own vehicle and a valid South African driver’s licence. Will be required to visit organisations and events regularly and must be prepared to travel provincially and nationally if necessary.

  • Applicants must be a South African citizen or have a valid South African work permit.

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email CR532 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, salary expectation as well as your notice period to Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.


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