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Learning & Development Officer

Posted 23/08/2023




Human Resources & Personnel

Job Description

Learning & Development Officer - Award winning organisation

MCS Group is thrilled to be exclusively working in partnership an award winning manufacturing organisation in Craigavon, as they wish to appoint a Learning & Development Officer on a fulltime, permanent basis.

The role

Reporting to the L&D Lead and H&S Manager, the Learning & Development Officer will be responsible for evaluating training needs on site, reviewing current needs, practices and delivering a training development plan. The Learning & Development Officer will be responsible for a variety of tasks to support the delivery of a professional Learning & Delivery service.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with an organisation who continue to go from strength to strength

The main duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitor and implement learning and development needs following analysis of skills gaps and business needs
  • Ensuring the timely coordination and delivery of company inductions for all new starters
  • Support and lead on L&D projects and strategy on site
  • Ensure training is recorded appropriately on the learning management system
  • Delivering in-house training sessions when required, including compliance refresher training
  • Managing all practical training requirements and external course bookings
  • Building and maintaining effective links with training providers
  • Working with different business teams on embedding a learning culture within the organisation
  • To ensure systems are accurate and continuous improvement measures implemented
  • To support with succession planning
  • Building strong, collaborative working relationships across the business and with external stakeholders

The above list is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties as may be reasonably expected. All employees are required to be flexible and co-operate to meet business needs.

The successful candidate:


  • 3rd level education or similar
  • A training/ L&D qualification
  • 2 years of working in an L&D environment
  • A proven track record in the design and delivery of a blended L&D service offering learning outcomes with a tangible business impact
  • Naturally creative and passionate about Learning and Development, with strong communication and interpersonal skills and an enthusiastic approach
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills and able to motivate and inspire diverse groups of staff
  • Experience of managing conflicting deadlines and priorities to meet the requirements of a large, complex site


  • Work experience in a Manufacturing/FMCG organisation.
  • Experience with supporting and developing people.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects.

What's on offer:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • 10% employer pension contribution
  • 3x salary life insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Company sick pay
  • 24 days annual leave (plus 9 stat days)

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Simon Markey, HR Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group on 02896 932667.

Not all agencies are the same…MCS Group are passionate about providing a first-class service to all our customers and have an independent review rating of 4.9 stars on Google.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs

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