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Head, Learning and Development

  •  Posted:  Wed. 3 Aug, 2022
  •  Expires:  30, Sep 2022
Job Type
Human Resources

Job Summary

As Head, Learning and Development, you have the overall responsibility to build a learning culture at SeamlessHR, drive performance enhancement and organisation development through trainings and other learning initiatives. You will be responsible for the development of all learning initiatives and programmes with special focus on SeamlessHR Academy, SeamlessHR Center of Excellence and Channel Partner Education.

Job Description


  • Develop, manage, and drive L & D strategy in line with our growth and business strategy, to strengthen people and organisational capabilities 

  • Develop and run the SeamlessHR Academy. This will include curriculum development, faculty management and general admiration of the Academy. 

  • Assess training needs and execute required training interventions, while evaluating training effectiveness. 

  • Deploy multiple methods of learning throughout the organization e.g., coaching, job-shadowing, MOOCs, SPOCs, etc. 

  • Develop, own, and manage the annual SeamlessHR L & D budget. 

  • Establish and monitor metrics to validate knowledge transfer and return on investment. all L&D investments 

  • Use data and analytics to continuously improve learning & development across the organisation. 

  • Build relationships and negotiate contracts with a portfolio of experienced third-party training providers.  

  • Partner with and influence leaders and managers to optimise learning resources and programmes to enhance human capital capabilities across the organisation.  



  • Develop a global Centre of Excellence strategy in line with the company’s growth strategy.   

  • Drive impactful engagement with the HR community by developing top quality professional publications and certification programmes.  

  • Onboard senior HR practitioners across Africa into the Centre of Excellence hub.  

  • Provide best-in-class thought leadership and cutting-edge learning solutions, to influence business decisions and industry standards/practices.  

  • Offer coaching and guidance to leaders and managers as a recognised L & D Subject Matter Expert.  




  • Develop standalone SeamlessHR product-based certification programmes  for our employees, customers, HR practitioners, influencers, and thought leaders to drive wide adoption of our product as a recognised HR solution.  

  • Develop and manage product training programmes for our Channel Partners across all regions to enhance channel sales.  

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

  • Uphold the company’s brand, core values, and culture at all times. 

Job Experience

  • A first degree from a reputable university; relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage. 

  • Up to 6 years of demonstrable learning and development experience. 

  • Experience in E-learning instructional design 

  • Project management and budget management skills 

  • Working knowledge of a variety of learning platforms, tools, and resources. 

  • Working knowledge of global best learning practices. 

  • Working knowledge of ITF reimbursement process. 

  • Strong facilitation, coaching, and presentation skills. 

  • Strong attention to detail. 

  • Strong written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills. 

  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks. 

  • Ability to challenge ideas, take initiative, and work proactively with minimal supervision. 

  • Ability to act professionally and with poise in all circumstances. 

  • A strong commitment to personal development and growth. 

company details

SeamlessHR Limited is an equal opportunity employer and we offer employment based on merit. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, and religion/belief. Our work environment is fun, fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative with a team of passionate and talented Seamstars. We love what we do and we work hard (we also play hard) to deliver the best technology solutions to our clients. We are driven by the following core values - Excellence, Judgment, Innovation, Communication, Candour, Selflessness, Thirst, Responsibility & Initiative. If this resonates with you, join us and be a part of our journey to building a healthy unicorn.

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