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L&D Specialist

Req ID: J2314148-SGA

  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category Human Resources
  • Posted Tuesday, August 2, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Jabil EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) based in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 are currently recruiting for an experienced Learning & Development Specialist to support business initiatives through the design and development of high-impact development and strategic learning programs.  You will work in collaboration with the senior leadership team and SMEs to analyze the learning needs; design; develop and implement learning solutions aligned with role-based competencies and business strategy.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Partner with functional business leads, Subject Matter Experts and HR team members to understand role-specific learning requirements for the site by conducting training needs/gap analysis
  • Develop and facilitate learning solutions, workshops and bespoke training for a range of audiences with a particular capability to work with production operators in a manufacturing environment
  • Development and implementation of evaluation strategies to determine effectiveness of L&D activity
  • Uses and supports Learning Management System activities for delivery of learning material
  • Mentor and coach other trainers, facilitators and coaches as required
  • Design and establish benchmarks that measure the impact and effectiveness of learning and development programmes on business performance and create corresponding enhancement plans e.g., succession plans and talent development
  • Strengthen the business’s ability to lead organizational change by bringing proven best practices to help Jabil leaders achieve sustainable results
  • Create strong, internal customer relationships, becoming their trusted partner and advisor on L&D issues
  • Evaluate current training/solutions for effectiveness and recommend improvements or other strategies for enhancing solutions
  • Consult with SMEs and others to design and develop instructor led, self-study, online and blended instructional solutions that meet learning objectives and effectively engage the learner
  • Obtains and coordinates resources supporting the program including facilitators, vendors, training coordinators, site or corporate HR, etc.
  • Create project plans and adhere to project plans and timelines
  • Source and recommend vendors and other external partners to design, develop, and / or deliver learning solutions.  Manage relationships with external resources to ensure delivery to project plans and quality expectations.
  • Analyze and drive effectiveness and efficiency of Learning and Development solutions
  • Administer training metrics, program evaluation and tracking training programs
  • Management and control of training budget for site in conjunction with HR Manager
  • Developing and managing Jabil Care program by assigning volunteer hours training opportunities to employees
  • Managing and facilitating global employee recognition program under Respect, Recognize and Reward
  • Coach and mentor high potential and high professional employees as part of the organization’s focus on talent development; including identifying talent issues before they impact the business
  • Assisting HR Manager as requested in the implementation of HR initiatives & projects
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in HR or related L&D field essential, may substitute relevant experience in lieu of educational requirement.
  • 3+ years’ L&D experience is essential with a desire to continue to further develop your HR career
  • Train the Trainer qualification or similar advantageous
  • Ability to work on own initiative - proactive, driven and enthusiastic 
  • Flexibility in adapting to a non-routine and fast-paced environment
  • Experience in and ability to communicate, business partner and facilitate multiple areas of the business at the same time
  • Demonstrated ability to drive major initiatives and influence decision makers at all levels
  • Strong administration skills, highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in the English language is a requirement alongside eligibility to work in Ireland
  • A “can do” work ethic with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email management systems, online chat and ability to learn in-house systems quickly

Desired Criteria

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environmental is highly advantageous, however other industries will be considered
  • CIPD membership desirable but not essential
  • Experience with e-learning software desirable, in particular Articulate Software
  • Previous Lean/Six Sigma experience in a manufacturing environment highly advantageous

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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