Regional Capabilty Lead(Learning & Development)

  • Full Time
  • Midrand, South Africa

Sage South Africa (Pty) Ltd


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the Learning and development function in line with the strategy of the global and AME region
  • Partner with business to identify, develop and implement learning initiatives, in line with business objectives, for the AME region
  • Support the Transformation agenda by driving the skills development pillar of B-BBEE
  • Act as the Skills Development Facilitator
  • Project manage the learning element of the Sage Internship Programme
  • Work with the global Corporate L&D team to maintain alignment with global learning programmes, while ensuring local relevance
  • Deliver training (ILT and virtual)
  • Develop new training content when needed
  • Manage the training budget for the AME region


Desired Experience & Qualification

Skills, know-how and experience:

Must have:

  • Experience leading an L&D function in line with business strategy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills (face to face and virtual)
  • SDF, SETA and B-BBEE experience
  • Proven end-to-end design and implementation of learning initiatives
  • Ability to work independently
  • Pro-active and results oriented
  • Business partnering experience


  • Knowledge of Learner Management Systems (e.g. Cornerstone)
  • Experience with seta-registered Intern programmes (preferably MICT)
  • Experience in ICT, corporate and global environment

Technical / professional qualifications:

  • Degree (preferably HR/learning related)
  • Certifications in learning-related areas an advantage, e.g. DISC, competency frameworks, performance consulting, etc.