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Sector Manager - Intellectual Development

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Global Business Roundtable
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

The advent of the knowledge era has added impetus to the need to understand how we think and how intellectual skills are taught and learned in postsecondary institutions. This position reporting to the Multi-Sector Programme Director will have as its primary function to develop programs that allow participants to think logically and to be able to reason with abstract propositions that they will meet in
their professional or business lives. In line with this expectation, studies have shown that fifty percent of the students entering the workplace have not yet reached the level where they would be able to think logically, abstractly, and independently. Delivering quality programs that inculcate a culture of high-quality intellectual processes and techniques, high moral & ethical responsibility, social & emotional intelligence, intellectual capital and, creative actions & operations are paramount for the development of future leaders in business, government and civil society.

Developing and delivering programmes through collaboration with the other strategic structures, universities and colleges, local and national government agencies, civil society, and business organisations is a critical skill for this position. The best-suited candidate will be someone who is a Christian with a strong commitment to education, peace, equality and transformation coupled with the ability to develop and deliver tailor-made seminars, training programs and scholastic material, through traditional teaching and learning, as well as on-line delivery methods is necessary for this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • To review different approaches to intellectual skills and to determine if and in what manner these skills can be taught

  • To plan, coordinate and deliver intellectual learning and development activities, with a key focus on E-Learning to meet current and future organisational needs in line with the strategic plan, group learning and development framework whilst adhering to country specific skills development agendas.

  • To develop funding proposals, design operating plans, coordinate and consolidate learning and development needs in the different regions and individual countries.

  • To develop and implement an annual learning and development calendar in line with budget and outreach targets whilst building organisational capability.

  • To ensure delivery of development interventions in line with quality standards to achieve learning outcomes and business objectives.

  • To monitor and evaluate learning and development interventions and delivery to ensure positive business and learner impact as well as continuous improvement.

  • To ensure coordination, completion, and submission of funding objectives in line with business and donor requirements and to optimize skills development initiatives.

  • To ensure compliance to group policies, quality educational assurance standards .

  • To manage resources to deliver the operating plan and intellectual development needs.

  • Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration and people management.

Requirements

  • Degree/Honours Degree in Education, Psychology, Human Resources, Learning and Development Management or related field.

  • CIPD Certification or similar Professional qualification in Higher Education & Training

  • Knowledge of learning theories and Instructional Design models

  • 7-10 years Learning & Intellectual Development generalist experience while managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Experience Integrating principles of teaching and learning to guide the development of highly engaging and effective online module.

  • Must be able to provide consultation and support in the theoretical and practical approaches to the use of technology in education.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

The advent of the knowledge era has added impetus to the need to understand how we think and how intellectual skills are taught and learned in postsecondary institutions. This position reporting to the Multi-Sector Programme Director will have as its primary function to develop programs that allow participants to think logically and to be able to reason with abstract propositions that they will meet in
their professional or business lives. In line with this expectation, studies have shown that fifty percent of the students entering the workplace have not yet reached the level where they would be able to think logically, abstractly, and independently. Delivering quality programs that inculcate a culture of high-quality intellectual processes and techniques, high moral & ethical responsibility, social & emotional intelligence, intellectual capital and, creative actions & operations are paramount for the development of future leaders in business, government and civil society.

Developing and delivering programmes through collaboration with the other strategic structures, universities and colleges, local and national government agencies, civil society, and business organisations is a critical skill for this position. The best-suited candidate will be someone who is a Christian with a strong commitment to education, peace, equality and transformation coupled with the ability to develop and deliver tailor-made seminars, training programs and scholastic material, through traditional teaching and learning, as well as on-line delivery methods is necessary for this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • To review different approaches to intellectual skills and to determine if and in what manner these skills can be taught

  • To plan, coordinate and deliver intellectual learning and development activities, with a key focus on E-Learning to meet current and future organisational needs in line with the strategic plan, group learning and development framework whilst adhering to country specific skills development agendas.

  • To develop funding proposals, design operating plans, coordinate and consolidate learning and development needs in the different regions and individual countries.

  • To develop and implement an annual learning and development calendar in line with budget and outreach targets whilst building organisational capability.

  • To ensure delivery of development interventions in line with quality standards to achieve learning outcomes and business objectives.

  • To monitor and evaluate learning and development interventions and delivery to ensure positive business and learner impact as well as continuous improvement.

  • To ensure coordination, completion, and submission of funding objectives in line with business and donor requirements and to optimize skills development initiatives.

  • To ensure compliance to group policies, quality educational assurance standards .

  • To manage resources to deliver the operating plan and intellectual development needs.

  • Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration and people management.

Requirements

  • Degree/Honours Degree in Education, Psychology, Human Resources, Learning and Development Management or related field.

  • CIPD Certification or similar Professional qualification in Higher Education & Training

  • Knowledge of learning theories and Instructional Design models

  • 7-10 years Learning & Intellectual Development generalist experience while managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Experience Integrating principles of teaching and learning to guide the development of highly engaging and effective online module.

  • Must be able to provide consultation and support in the theoretical and practical approaches to the use of technology in education.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za