Talent Development Manager Job in Kenya

About the Role

The Talent Development Manager will be responsible for managing the implementation of talent development programs and initiatives that support employee growth and organizational effectiveness. This role focuses on facilitating training sessions, coordinating career development activities, and coaching and supporting employees. The talent development manager works closely with other departmental managers to assess development needs, deliver targeted learning solutions, and track the progress and outcomes of talent development efforts to enhance individual and team performance.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Training and Development:

  • Conduct training needs assessment to identify gaps in skills and knowledge.
  • Design, develop, and implement comprehensive training programs that address the needs of employees at all levels.
  • Create engaging and effective training materials, including e-learning modules, and workshops.
  • Source for reputable external training providers in consultation with the Senior Talent Development Manager.
  • Develop a training work plan and budget in consultation with the Senior Manager of Talent Development and line managers.

Performance Management:

  • Collaborate with managers to create performance management strategies that support employee growth and development.
  • Manage the implementation of staff performance management processes.
  • Support staff and managers in setting measurable objectives and conducting performance appraisals.
  • Analyze performance data to identify trends and areas of improvement.

Management Development Programme:

  • Design and implement management development programs for current and future managers.
  • Facilitate coaching and mentoring programs. 
  • Monitor the progress of management development initiatives and adjust as necessary.

Employee Engagement:

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to promote learning and development opportunities.
  • Conduct a post-training evaluation to gauge satisfaction and identify areas for improvement.
  • Contribute to the development of programs that recognize and reward employee achievement.


  • Work closely with the People & Culture team to ensure alignment of talent development initiatives with overall HR strategy,
  • Liaise with NITA to maintain a harmonious working relationship.
  • Monitor utilization of NITA funds ensuring timely application for approval and claims.


  • Provide regular reports on the effectiveness of training programs and employee development initiatives and the return on investment.
  • Monitor and report on utilization of the training and development budget.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, social science with a specialization in training. A  Masters degree would be preferred.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • 5 years experience in talent development, training, or a related HR field
  • Effective training and facilitation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning principles and training methodologies.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with performance data analysis.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and learning management systems.
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in training needs assessment.
  • Excellent program development,  impact evaluation, and ROI.
  • Knowledge of HR practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Deadline: 15th  July 2024

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