Learning and Development Specialist

Learning & Development Specialist

Salary: Negotiable

Job type: Perm

Location: Kildare

Our client, a leading Irish Construction Services business, are seeking a Learning & Development Specialist to join their HR Team.







  • Support the HR Manager in all activities to implement HR policies and procedures
  • Develop and delivery of new on-boarding program as part of company induction process for new starters
  • Manage & co-ordinate accreditation programs such as Engineers Ireland and CIRI for the construction industry by ensuing staff development programs are implemented, such as performance management, knowledge sharing, mentoring etc.
  • Partner with HR & Department Managers to create a training needs analysis for teams incorporating both performance & behavioural development plans
  • Design, develop and deliver job-specific training programs
  • Create a portfolio of generic competency development programmes
  • Manage the delivery of various training platforms
  • Manage the L&D reporting function & evaluate the effectiveness of training
  • Provide on-going feedback to participants on performance & on the job application of learning
  • Train all staff on the Performance Management and Development System to ensure the system is implemented consistently and delivers on the organisations commitment to people development
  • Development & management of the Early Career graduate programme & placement programme in conjunction with Talent Acquisition



  • Qualification in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Human Resource Management, Psychology or related field
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies e.g. CIPD or IITD other appropriate is advantageous
  • 2+ years in a Learning & Development (adult learning) role essential with strong experience mentoring/coaching preferred
  • Proven experience designing and delivering training programmes, rolling out new initiatives & managing online E-learning platforms
  • Exceptional facilitation skills
  • Experienced with effective learning and development methods
  • Managing L&D strategy with the ability to achieve performance milestones, deliverables, assessments and rollout
  • Solid understanding of HR functional areas and practices
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, organization and prioritization skills, research and follow up skills

If interested, please apply using the link provided or call Lorcan McGeough on 016991473 for a confidential chat regarding the position.

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