Sub Sahara Africa & Mbr Brand Training Consultant

Duties and Responsibilities Consulting - Engage with Brand stakeholders including Head of Brand, and Brand leadership to understand the learning needs of the Brands and how this translates into training to supports the aims, objectives, values, and culture of the business.- Understand relevant business issues from both OEM, Dealership, Importer and Training perspective and translate them into training solutions.- Develop the annual Training Demand Planning with reference to Sub Sahara and Approved Motor Body Repairers.- Influence and sign-off on annual certification targets for Sub Sahara and MBR.- High-level performance-based solutions developed and presented to the Brand (translate strategy into operations)- Brand is aligned on the solution approach suggested by the companyProject management- Manage the relevant projects from conceptualization to end of project (close out), in time, as per quality standards and in budget.- Work with Brand, leads and third-party stakeholders to ensure that appropriate quality assurance processes are in place and that the delivered solution achieves the expected business objectives.- Evaluate projects and improvements noted and implemented.- Communicate all reporting to the Brand stakeholders as per the annual projects as well as the Training Academy certification status.Reporting- Report all project / certification trackers and required activities to the Brand and relevant stakeholders according to specified frequencies and required/ supported formats.Customer relationship management- Key business relationships with all stakeholders including suppliers established and nurtured- Brand onsite visibility. Required to travel between two offices.- Bi-weekly engagement with Volkswagen Training Academy Manager(s).- Communicate via field force to the dealer network/ Importer.Continuous improvement- Actively contribute to strategy refresh via departmental continuous improvement projects.Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required- Degree/diploma in Human Resources/Training or equivalent experience ( ETDP advantageous)- Minimum of 8 years motor industry experience (advantageous retail/OEM motor industry experience, and training experience)- In depth knowledge of training methodology and e-learning/blended learning methodologies- Knowledge and experience of project management, marketing and communication (digital experience is advantageous)- Project Management experience- Excellent consultative skills- Excellent presentation skills / leading team meetings- High degree of computer literacy in MS Office
Johannesburg, GT, ZA