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Leadership Development Specialist – JHB needed at Rand Mutual

Job title : Leadership Development Specialist – JHB

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 07, 2024

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  • Reporting to the Group Learning and Development Manager, the Leadership Development Specialist will be responsible for collaborating and partnering with management across RMA to identify and develop the next generation of leaders through the design and delivery of leadership programmes to strengthen the RMA leadership pipeline. The incumbent will be required to facilitate the development, administration and evaluation of leadership strategies, resources and programs that will ensure the organisation has engaged, effective leaders who drive positive business outcomes and support their employees’ development.


Leadership Programmes

  • Evaluate and revise existing leadership development content and make improvements.
  • Ensure instructional design principles in design, organising and delivery of leadership training programming.
  • Provide input and guidance into the development of leadership programmes procured externally and developed internally (as and when required).
  • Develop and implement leadership development for both people managers and individual contributors at a leadership level (i.e., technical roles) that will identify and develop the next generation of leaders from across the organisation.
  • Develop and implement the coaching and mentoring framework and be the custodian of Executive coaching in the organisation.
  • Develop learning material to support leadership development programming and identified gaps in leadership training.
  • Own virtual and face to face leadership development program logistics and administration to include, but not limited to pilot tests, focus groups, learning summits and conferences, and classroom training.
  • Manage leadership development programme budget.
  • Enhance and execute the Leadership Framework.
  • Manage the Talent and Succession Pools tracking development of Top Talent.
  • Track and enhance career development of key talent in line with 70/20/10 learning strategies e.g., implement job shadowing, rotations, job swaps etc.
  • Design and implement Leading the RMA Way.
  • Research and competitor analysis around Leadership Development.

Leadership Capability Building

  • Conduct needs assessments to define training needs of the current manager/leader population.
  • Collaborate with members of the Talent Acquisition, HRBP’s, and L&D teams to implement the leadership framework by which the leadership competencies will be used to hire, train, assess, and reward leadership roles in the organisation.
  • Collaborate with the HRBP’s and Learning Teams to close Leadership Capability Gaps from the Competency Assessments.
  • Build organisational capabilities by aligning strategy, culture, and behaviour.
  • Implement and Execute mentorship and coaching programmes in RMA.

Analysis of Leadership Development Programmes

  • Develop a process to measure the effectiveness of the leadership development programmes and report on this information to key stakeholders across the organisation.
  • Assess business needs, incorporate the customer feedback data points, identify gaps, and design the right mix of learning experiences that balance speed, efficiency, and business impact.
  • Establish a comprehensive set of metrics to measure the impact of learning programs.
  • Develop mechanisms to gather feedback and translate those findings into continuous improvement activities to continue raising the bar.
  • Project Management in the Design Process
  • Provide frequent project management updates and communicate progress to key stakeholders.
  • Develop a communication and marketing strategy that supports the implementation of the leadership development program.
  • Manage Leadership Development interventions to ensure consistency and with a continuous collaboration across the organisation to manage execution from design to delivery.


  • NQF Level 7: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Education, Psychology or related field, preference for post graduate degree.
  • Masters/PhD in related discipline: Instructional Design, Education, Organizational Psychology, Business is advantageous).
  • Minimum Experience: 5 10 years in Talent Management/Organisational Development or Leadership Development with content development and facilitation.
  • Certifications and/or experience delivering professional development (e.g., Coaching (accredited course), Situational Leadership, Enneagram, Strengths Finder etc.) and familiarity with diagnostic-driven leadership interventions.

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