Training Manager (Pharmaceutical)

  • To coordinate and consolidate learning and development needs in line with the operating plan.
  • To develop and implement an annual learning and development calendar in line with budget and transformation targets in order to build organisational capability.
  • To ensure delivery of learning and development interventions in line with quality standards in order to achieve learning outcomes and business objectives.
  • To monitor and evaluate learning and development interventions and delivery in order to ensure positive business and learner impact as well as continuous improvement.
  • To ensure coordination, completion and submission of the WSP/ATR in line with business and SETA requirements and to optimise skills development grants.
  • To develop and implement a graduate and pharmacy intern development programme in order to address scarce and critical skills and build a talent pipeline.
  • To develop and implement continuing professional development (CPD) curriculum for healthcare professionals in order to maintain professional registration and continuous updating of professional knowledge and skills.
  • To develop and implement management development interventions for middle and senior managers in order to build generic management capability.
  • To ensure compliance to group policies, quality assurance standards and regulatory requirements.
  • To manage resources in order to deliver the operating plan and business needs.


Job Knowledge:

  • Learning and development theories and principles; HR management; labour legislation; Skills Development Act, BBBEE, EE Act, Organisational behaviour and psychology
  • Knowledge of leadership and management development theories and principles
  • Desireable: Knowledge of the health and pharmacy regulatory environment

Job Related Skills:

Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration and people management
Learning assessment and moderation
Coaching Skills

Job Experience:

  • Essential: 5-8 years L and D specific, with 5 years in management in a large, multi-site organisation
  • Desirable: 2 years experience of training delivery within a FMCG/ retail environment


  • Essential: 4 year pharmacy tertiary qualification, (B Pharm degree)
  • Essential: Registered Assessor essential
  • Desirable: Registered Moderator

Essential Competences:

  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Coping with Pressure and Setbacks
  • Analysing
  • Persuading and Influencing

Pharmacy Manager – Greenstone