LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Tivat, Montenegro


Porto Montenegro is looking to hire an L&D Manager to join their HR Team, in a brand new role in the structure. Reporting to the HR Manager and ultimately to CFO, the L&D Manager will take ownership and be responsible for designing and implementing development programs, overseeing its implementation and assessing its outcomes. The L&D Manager will provide proactive and consultative L&D services, working closely with internal stakeholders as well as external training provider(s) to drive and deliver suitable learning programs across the firm. In this role, L&D Manager is required to be strategic; assessing the skills and knowledge within the organization and determining what training is needed to grow and retain these skills and knowledge.


Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all aspects of the learning cycle (LNA, course development, implementation and delivery, monitoring and evaluation);
  • Identifying and assessing future and current learning needs through LNA, careers paths, annual performance reviews and consultations with employees, line managers and HR manager;
  • Drawing an overall or individualized learning and development plans that address needs and expectations;
  • Delivering trainings that support the overall organizations objectives, or arranging for a third party trainer to do it, while ensuring quality delivery;
  • Amending and revising programs as necessary, in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment;
  • Deploying a wide variety of training methods;
  • Building the culture of learning, one that rewards growth;
  • Matching learning activities with stakeholders’ expectations, using the insights from their feedback;
  • Monitoring and evaluating learning program’s effectiveness, success and ROI periodically and report on them;
  • Developing and conducting effective induction programs;
  • Developing and implementing L&D policies, programs and processes while ensuring alignment with organization’s strategic goals;
  • Managing the costs of planned programs, while keeping them within L&D budget;
  • Working collaboratively and closely with the HR Manager, line managers and colleagues at all levels, being visual within the organization to relay matters of concern;
  • Timely submission of internal reporting requirements;
  • Performing administrative tasks such as scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment.


A successful L&D Manager will have the following:

  • Familiarity with traditional and modern learning methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops etc.);
  • A passion for helping people develop;
  • Sound project management and organizational skills;
  • Strong communicator who enjoys presenting;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven record in conflict resolution;
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative, negotiate and deliver within agreed deadlines;
  • A proactive and creative approach, with the confidence to challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas;
  • Strong report writing and record keeping ability;
  • The ability to communicate effectively both in Montenegrin and English.


Special Requirements and Education:

  • Undergraduate degree specializing in Human Resources, Psychology, Education or relevant field;
  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience in the execution of all facets of learning & development, including training delivery;
  • Experience in the core areas of coaching, performance management, talent management, change consulting, people development and diversity and engagement;
  • Certification in individual and team coaching desirable;
  • L&D qualification desirable.


All applications must be in English.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon, 30 November 2017



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