Sector Manager – Intellectual Development

at Global Business Roundtable
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



About the Job

The advent of the knowledge era has added impetus to the need to understand how we think and how intellectual skills are taught and learned in postsecondary institutions. This position reporting to the Multi-Sector Programme Director will have as its primary function to develop programs that allow participants to think logically and to be able to reason with abstract propositions that they will meet in

their professional or business lives. In line with this expectation, studies have shown that fifty percent of the students entering the workplace have not yet reached the level where they would be able to think logically, abstractly, and independently. Delivering quality programs that inculcate a culture of high-quality intellectual processes and techniques, high moral & ethical responsibility, social & emotional intelligence, intellectual capital and, creative actions & operations are paramount for the development of future leaders in business, government and civil society.


Developing and delivering programmes through collaboration with the other strategic structures, universities and colleges, local and national government agencies, civil society, and business organisations is a critical skill for this position. The best-suited candidate will be someone who is a Christian with a strong commitment to education, peace, equality and transformation coupled with the ability to develop and deliver tailor-made seminars, training programs and scholastic material, through traditional teaching and learning, as well as on-line delivery methods is necessary for this position.


Key Responsibilities

To review different approaches to intellectual skills and to determine if and in what manner these skills can be taught


To plan, coordinate and deliver intellectual learning and development activities, with a key focus on E-Learning to meet current and future organisational needs in line with the strategic plan, group learning and development framework whilst adhering to country specific skills development agendas.


To develop funding proposals, design operating plans, coordinate and consolidate learning and development needs in the different regions and individual countries.


To develop and implement an annual learning and development calendar in line with budget and outreach targets whilst building organisational capability.


To ensure delivery of development interventions in line with quality standards to achieve learning outcomes and business objectives.


To monitor and evaluate learning and development interventions and delivery to ensure positive business and learner impact as well as continuous improvement.


To ensure coordination, completion, and submission of funding objectives in line with business and donor requirements and to optimize skills development initiatives.


To ensure compliance to group policies, quality educational assurance standards .


To manage resources to deliver the operating plan and intellectual development needs.


Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration and people management.



Degree/Honours Degree in Education, Psychology, Human Resources, Learning and Development Management or related field.


CIPD Certification or similar Professional qualification in Higher Education & Training


Knowledge of learning theories and Instructional Design models


7-10 years Learning & Intellectual Development generalist experience while managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.


Experience in organisational development and change


Experience Integrating principles of teaching and learning to guide the development of highly engaging and effective online module.


Must be able to provide consultation and support in the theoretical and practical approaches to the use of technology in education.


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