Job Details
  • Reference365706A_1605140213
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted7 months ago
  • ConsultantKatherine Matthews

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Learning and Development Officer on a contract until June 2021, with potential extensions of 6 months.

Position Overview

The Learning and Development Officer supports the development, coordination and delivery of training, education and development across the client departments. The Learning and Development Officer role has been identified to support a project that will result in the introduction of a self-service online platform for political stakeholders transacting with the client. The role is responsible for undertaking work that is moderately complex under limited direction, utilising expertise and knowledge in the area of training, education and development in a geographically dispersed organisation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement training for internal audiences to support the introduction of the self-service online platform.
  • Develop and support key internal relationships, including managing stakeholders to achieve project and agency goals.
  • Conduct analysis into the training and development needs of staff, at all levels, across the agency, impacted by the introduction of the self-service online platform.
  • Provide analysis on complex issues and contribute to the management, preparation and coordination of policy formulation and/or project management.
  • Provide accurate specialist advice, guidance and reporting on functional responsibilities.
  • Communicate and make decisions using good judgement, expertise and knowledge, governed by legislation, regulations, best practice principles or relevant operating instructions and procedures.
  • Compile and analyse training and development statistics and records including program evaluations and assessments producing reports for senior management on the effectiveness of training programs.
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed by the Management from time to time.

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • Sound knowledge and experience in the coordination of training and development programs and the development of an organisational training and development curriculum.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in conducting training and development needs analysis within a large organisation.
  • Knowledge and experience in successfully setting priorities and delivering quality results on time and on budget.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively whilst anticipating stakeholder needs and expectations across a geographically dispersed network.
  • Proven analytical abilities with the ability to propose and facilitate change and contribute to business improvement strategies.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and policy parameters.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in education, learning and development or similar field and/or relevant experience. (Desirable)

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Katherine Matthews on 02 6268 9937 or email for further discussion.