Training & Development Specialist – Waterford – Collins McNicholas – Kilkenny

We are partnering with a leading global manufacturing organisation to recruit a Training & Development Specialist to join their expanding team. Sitting as part of the HR team this role reports in to the Training & Development Manager. You will be responsible for providing a comprehensive training service to all areas of the business from training needs analysis to design and delivery. Previous experience in a manufacturing setting essential.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing training support to all areas across the organisation
  • Implement, maintain and update the Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Conduct training needs analysis
  • Work with managers and team leaders to continuously improve the training system
  • Support HR with the induction training program and carry out training of new employees as appropriate
  • Co-ordinate the sourcing of approved courseS aligned to the organisation training plan
  • Support the development of competency based profiled, training matrices and on the job certifications
  • Design and deliver training courses in line with business needs
  • Complile, review and approve learning documentation/material
  • Develop training effectiveness indicators to monitor progress as well as differences between operational areas
  • Ensure effective communication and promotion of training and development activities
  • Identify, support and implement continuous improvements initiatives or projects

Main Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in Training or HR
  • 2+ years previous experience in a training & development function within a pharma/manufacturing/R&D environment
  • Expert knowledge of principles and methods for design and delivery of training material
  • Proven experience in facilitation and training delivery including facilitating workshops, 1:1 coaching and providing feedback to senior managers

For a confrdidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael on 021 4911062 or email