Manager Technical Training

at Sibanye
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2019
Category HR & Recruitment Jobs
Job Type Internship


  • Have a relevant degree in a Technical field (Mining, Engineering, etc.)
  • Be in possession of either MMCC or GCC
  • Have a tertiary qualification in training and development
  • Professional Registration with regulatory bodies (AMRE, ECSA, etc.)
  • More than 10 years’ experience in a related management and strategic role with broad mining training experience (e.g. Geology, Survey, Mineral Resources Management, Concentrators, etc.), of which 7 should have been at a management level or experience in a functional/specialist area
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be computer literate (MS Office – medium to advanced skills in Excel)
  • Have valid driver’s licence and own vehicle
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at a relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre
  • Experience in dealing with Further Education Training College (FETC) and Higher Education Forum (HEF) for Technical Training Advisory Board
  • Experience in dealing with tertiary institutions with regards to Mining , Engineering and Technical qualifications ( MRM, Metallurgy, Rock Engineering)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Human Capital Development principles and best practices
  • Understand and apply the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) and Sector Skills Plan (SSP)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the outcomes-based education and training approach within the context of a National Qualifications Framework
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the South African Mining and Minerals Sector
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relevant terminology used in mining (surface and underground hard rock)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of legislation and compliance in the Mining and Minerals Sector
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the relevant HR Legislation that impacts on a business: BCEA, LRA, COIDA, EEA, SDA, MQA and NAMB
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of relevant current Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Mine Health and Safety Act, regulations and definitions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of quality measurements of a Quality Management System
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of principles of budgeting and financial management
  • Demonstrate an understanding in accreditation of courses through MQA , PSIRA and NAMB
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Security training accreditation and delivery
  • Manage the Technical Training discipline and teams in order to ensure optimal delivery of services
  • Assess business requirements and determine Technical Training needs
  • Determine needs for the design of new Technical Training programs or the customisation and tailoring of generic Technical Training programmes
  • Determine appropriate organisational needs analysis methodology/systems to identify the skills needs of the organisation (skills audits, skills surveys, etc.)
  • Analyse the results of the organisational needs analysis and make suitable recommendations
  • Review existing programmes and courses to determine deficiencies and gaps
  • Research new Technical Training methodologies, systems and practices that will enhance and optimize services beyond current stated objectives
  • Research and benchmark Technical Training systems and processes against industry standards
  • Develop and manage new policies and procedures and maintain and update existing policies and procedures according to the QMS procedures
  • Manage Training Quality Assurance systems and processes and ensure compliance with all statutory requirements (DMR, SETA, MQA and NAMB).
  • Conduct internal audits within the Training Quality Management System and ensure SETA accreditation and ISO certification is maintained
  • Design and develop instruments to evaluate education, training and development effectiveness
  • Measure Return On Investment (ROI) in training
  • Drive a culture of Learning and Continuous Improvement within the Technical Training discipline in order to ensure achievement of organisational objectives
  • Determine internship, learnerships and bursary requirements based on the Social & Labour Plan (SLP)
  • Dealing with stakeholders
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