Job Reference 174200
Job type Permanent
Location Co. Carlow
Salary € 30,000 -40,000

The Role

Learning Specialist

Co. Carlow

Salary: €30,000 - €40,000 DOE

Permanent, Full Time role

Office based



  • Lead the learning function to ensure that learning courses are correctly sourced, planned, effective, consistent and recorded to meet legislative, regulatory and company requirements.
  • Assist in the implementation of the new Workday learning management system.
  • Develop and manage the TNA for the company on an annual basis.
  • Gather and analyse data including learning metrics & KPIs.
  • Update supporting documentation including the learning matrix, qualification matrix and competency matrix.
  • Co-ordinate all learning activities in compliance within audit and plant requirements.
  • Manage the Learning Management System to optimise the recording, assigning and tracking of learning and to ensure compliance with all requirements.
  • Co-ordinate learning requirements for on the job training, the implementation of change management & for new equipment, working with operations and the management team.
  • Ensure that standardised methods for delivery, recording and reporting of learning are in place and are being adhered to across the site. (Both online and in-person learning).
  • Identify and implement improvements in the learning process and systems to ensure the outstanding approach to learning.
  • Handle the tracking of any claims for site learning grants and assist with future learning grant applications.
  • Support the site continuous improvement program through leading and facilitating events and promoting employee engagement with CI.
  • Co-ordinate the work schedules of the trainers with the Shift Managers to ensure that operational learning goals and flexibility targets are achieved.
  • Support apprenticeship-learning activities.
  • Involvement in Internal and Company Audits
  • Understand your role in managing learning data with regard to GDPR policies and processes.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as required.

The Person

Knowledge and Education

  • HR and/or QQI Training Qualification desirable. Train the Trainer (QQI Level 6) an advantage.
  • Proven experience in a HR, Administration or Learning.
  • Understanding of training needs, learning planning, learning matrixes, training policies & procedures.
  • Excellent MS Office and ability to learn new software required.
  • Knowledge of legislation in relation to mandatory learning requirements is an advantage.

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional organisational, planning, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure.
  • Excellent decision-making capabilities – quick thinker when under pressure.
  • English language fluency, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent attendance, timekeeping, tidiness, safety awareness, quality awareness and responsibility.
  • Ability to set the example. Ability to problem solve to root cause

The Package

Salary: €30,000 - €40,000 DOE

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