Power / Steel / Energy

Training Officer (Kano) at Lumos Nigeria

Lumos, a market-leading provider of high-quality solar home systems, is revolutionising the African market with a reliable and clean power solution, accessible to everyone.

Lumos offers clean and affordable solar power to a market of 1.3 billion potential customers who live off the electricity grid. Lumos enables people to replace hazardous and expensive kerosene generators and lanterns with modern solar electricity that can power lights, cellphones, fans, computers, TVs and other small electronic devices (all at once, every day). By offering Solar Power as a Service, Lumos offers homes and small businesses a simple and affordable way to pay for electricity in small instalments using their mobile phones

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Training Officer

Location: Kano

Key Accountabilities

  • Identifies training and development needs within the organization:
  • Training needs assessment
  • Consultation with management / relevant Function Heads
  • Feedback from employees
  • Observation

Develops and implements comprehensive training programs to ensure employees skills meet organizational needs:

  • Consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Design training program and schedule (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Deliver trainings
  • Follow-up on training results and deliver feedback to management

Designs and delivers training modules for partners and stakeholders:

  • Consultation with relevant stakeholders to develop training content
  • As per HQ guidelines
  • As per identified needs of various teams
  • Incorporate requirements of external partners (MTN training team, POS, etc.)
  • Develop & regularly update content for the Learning Management System
  • Design training program and schedule
  • Produce and distribute training resources within authorized budget Deliver trainings
  • Follow-up on training results and deliver feedback to management

Ensures training modules for all employees are available on the CBT and updated regularly:

  • Consultation with relevant HQ and local management
  • Design training program
  • Deliver modules
  • Follow-up on CBT usage; deliver feedback to management

Training Delivery:

  • Facilitate trainings (classroom, practical, on-the-job and learning systems), workshops, conferences, demonstrations
  • Use of diverse tools for content delivery; presentations, multimedia visual aids index
  • Plan the implementation and facilitation of learning activities and events

Database Management:

  • Maintenance and monitoring of Assessment Tools for improvement of training delivery
  • Effective management of employees training lifecycle through effective record keeping of all learning interventions

Professionally seeks industry and role specific updates while incorporating as appropriate at Lumos:

  • Reading relevant literature
  • Attending trainings, webinars, etc.
  • Feedback from training larger HR Function in NG and at HQ

Dimensions – Key Performance Indicators:

  • Functional Productivity
  • High Quality People Development Forums Sessions
  • Capability plans developed and executed
  • Engagement

Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

  • A degree from any related course with at least 4 years experience as a trainer
  • Understands latest trend in Training
  • Certification in training would be an advantage (A certified trainer)
  • Strong business awareness combined with solid HR expertise
  • Proven experience in managing people and senior stakeholders
  • Proven track record of delivering results in an establishment of comparable size, scope and complexity
  • English proficiency

Relevant Experience:

  • Alternate Energy Business knowledge & experience
  • Project and Sales Management
  • Facilitation
  • Organizational management skill
  • Sales Training experience is also an added advantage

Other requirements (Behavioral etc.):

  • Plans & Aligns: Planning & prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Decision Making & Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keeps the organization moving forward. Must be able to identify the best programs to train employees on to meet the needs of the organization
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Critical Thinking: Ability to develop or assess materials that will help employees understand subject matter. Must understand employees needs and judge what will work
  • Resourcefulness: Securing & deploying resources effectively and efficiently
  • Drive for results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Builds networks: Effectively building formal & informal relationships networks inside and outside the organization
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals
  • Communication Skills: Must be able to speak fluently and make presentations to groups of employees, speak interpersonally with individuals, report to management and meet with vendors. Must be friendly, clear and a strong speaker

Deadline: 5th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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