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York Timbers: Learnerships & Skills Programmes 2023 / 2024 Apply Here

As a Learnerships & Skills Programmes Coordinator at York Timbers, you will play a vital role in fostering talent development, skills enhancement, and empowerment within our organization. This position will enable you to work closely with diverse communities, educators, and internal stakeholders to ensure that our learnership and skills development initiatives are effectively implemented and create a positive impact.

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  • Programme Development: Collaborate with internal departments and external partners to design, develop, and implement learnerships and skills programmes aligned with York Timbers' strategic objectives.
  • Recruitment and Selection: Lead the identification, recruitment, and selection process of learners and participants for various programmes, ensuring inclusivity and equal opportunity for all candidates.
  • Training Delivery: Oversee the effective delivery of training modules and courses, monitoring the progress of participants and providing support as needed.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Implement a system for tracking and evaluating the effectiveness of learnerships and skills programmes, making data-driven adjustments to enhance outcomes.
  • Compliance: Ensure that all programmes comply with relevant industry standards, legislation, and accreditation requirements.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with external training providers, educational institutions, and government bodies to enhance collaboration and support for our learnership initiatives.
  • Reporting: Prepare and present regular reports on the progress, impact, and ROI of learnerships and skills programmes to management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Education, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in coordinating and managing learnerships, apprenticeships, or skills development programmes.
  • Knowledge of South African legislation and industry regulations related to skills development.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • A passion for skills development, community engagement, and social responsibility.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Contribution to the sustainable and ethical development of the timber industry
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Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Paper & Forest Products
Job Location
Mpumalanga, Mbombela, South Africa, Mpumalanga, Mbombela, 1200, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
March 21, 2024
Valid through
October 29, 2024
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