Training Officer - Fruit Industry - Robertson

Friday, 24 December, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Job purpose: Responsible for managing, designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting all training and safety programmes.                                                           


  • Evaluate employee performance and gauge were skills or knowledge needs improvement.
  • Communicate with managers to identify training needs and map out development plans for teams and individuals.
  • Train new employees on company induction, policies, and procedures.
  • Create training schedules for all departments, track and reports on outcomes.
  • Design and develop training programmes (outsourced and/or in-house)
  • Use known education principles and stay up to date on new training methods and techniques.
  • Design, prepare and order educational aids and materials.
  • Assess instructional effectiveness and determine the impact of training on employee skills and KPIs.
  • Manage training budget.
  • Administer and manage the Health & Safety system.
  • Create, maintain, and update safety manuals and safety file.
  • Coordinate all health and safety training and promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.
  • Responsible for monthly H&S meetings, including the development of the Agenda, and documenting of meeting minutes.
  • Responsible for ensuring contractor adherence to health and safety requirements.
  • Ensuring contractor agreements are in place and revised accordingly for all projects undertaken on site
  • Ensure the efficient distribution of internal and external HSE alerts.
  • Responsible for summarising all findings as noted by the H&S representatives on checklists to be discussed during monthly committee meetings.
  • Ensure the appointments of relevant trained employees are in place and renewed accordingly.                        


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant experience and/or qualifications


  • Be able to plan and organise well
  • Possess good communication skills (languages: English, Swati and/or any other)
  • Data gathering and analysis skills
  • Proficient in problem analysis and problem solving
  • Possess good judgement, be a team player and be adaptable
  • Good presentation, facilitation and coaching skills

Closing date: 6 January 2022

Please note that only shortlisted candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unfortunately unsuccessful.