Talent Development Manager

Airtel Zambia

DEPARTMENT : Human Resources

VACANCY : Talent Development Manager

JOB LEVEL : Senior Manager


To manage and implement all development programs and maintain best practice in Talent development practices and processes according to the company’s business and strategic objectives. Design and drive strategies on leadership and functional capability building and talent management to ensure sustenance of superior organisational performance in the achievement of corporate goals.


1. Learning and Development

  • Design HR Strategy and Implementation of Organizational Development Interventions
  • Annual Needs analysis report and Ad hoc needs analysis reports
  • Annual Training plan availability and integration of training requests into plan
  • Prioritize training requirements
  • Delivery and or facilitation of training and development programs and evaluations and assessments
  • Training and Development Strategy
  • Design and Development of training materials
  • Succession Development plans availability
  • Effective Management of Training Budget

2. Culture Building Practices

  • Performance Driven Culture
  • Building a Lean Organization (Six Sigma)
  • Change Management

3. Partner Relationship & Performance Management

  • To effectively manage the S1 partners ensuring issues are formally tracked and resolved with closure reports to stakeholders
  • Define and continuously refine Contracts, Service Level Agreement and Performance measures for the S1 partners providing guidance on penalty/bonus and ensuring contracted deliverables are managed effectively
  • Monitoring of the performance of the partner

4. Achievement of Cost saving Target on Training Budget

  • To estimate, devise & propose a manpower (recruitment + attrition) based Annual Training budget and on an on-going basis monitor & Control the budget
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required
  • 5+ years’ overall experience in Human Resources
  • 3+ years’ experience in managing a training function
  • Experience in Adult training and coordinating functions is an added advantage
  • Exposure to needs analysis methods & using research tools
  • Learning theories and their implications
  • Modes of education and training delivery and media
  • Business awareness
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Hands on attitude
  • High personal standards and goal oriented
  • Culture sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing proactively with all levels of internal and external management and vendor or agency personnel
  • High degree of professionalism, maturity and confidentiality

Suitable candidates requested to apply by sending through their CV’s to jobs@zm.airtel.com. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 11th June, 2021.

Airtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic grouping nor HIV/AIDS status.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@zm.airtel.com.

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