Training specialist

Our main challenge: Identifying training needs by evaluating strengths and weaknesses. Translating requirements into trainings that will groom employees for the next step of their career path. Building annual training program and preparing teaching plans.

Compensation for the role is starting 1500 euro base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate the bonus part can vary.


About us

LEAF is a non-profit organization with a mission to contribute to developing young people with the potential to grow into shapers of Slovakia demonstrating:

  • Character (moral qualities based on integrity, respect for others, and humanness),
  • Excellence (a holistic personality exceptional in one or two areas fueled by curiosity, inner motivation, and grit),
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership (a drive for change with high aspirations, a risk taking mindset, and the ability to engage others), and
  • Civic Engagement (unselfish willingness to use one’s qualities for improving his/her community beyond typical expectations),

regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds.

In the aim to fulfill this mission, LEAF has launched a portfolio of programs focusing on

  1. Improving education experience of talented high school students (e.g. mentoring portal, leadership camps, scholarships, teacher mentoring);
  2. Mitigation of brain-drain (e.g. internships in Slovakia);
  3. Development of talented young professionals (e.g. skill-based voluntary program).

Which challenges are waiting for you

We are looking for a Training Specialist to enhance the competencies of individual employees by designing and conducting training programs, that will boost employees workplace performance in alliance with company’s core values. You will be responsible for performing training needs assessments, designing and delivering curriculum and learning materials and for managing all phases of training interventions.

  • Identify training needs by evaluating strengths and weaknesses
  • Translate requirements into trainings that will groom employees for the next step of their career path
  • Build annual training program and prepare teaching plans
  • Develop or oversee the production of classroom handouts, instructional materials, aids and manuals
  • Direct structured learning experiences and monitor their quality results
  • Acclimate new hires to the company vision and conduct orientation sessions
  • Deliver training courses
  • Assess training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees work behavior
  • Periodically evaluate ongoing programs to ensure that they reflect any changes
  • Stay abreast of the new trends and tools in employee development

What kind of person do we look for

  • Proven experience in designing multiple training events in a corporate setting
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and learning principles
  • Proven ability to master the full training cycle
  • Adequate knowledge of learning management software
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques
  • Familiarity with talent management and succession planning
  • Ability to conduct cost-benefit analysis and calculate training ROI
  • Sound decision making and organisational skills
  • Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences
  • Proficiency in MS Office and in database software
  • BS degree in Education, Training, HR or related field
  • Passion for the LEAF mission, passion for the role/challenges listed above and alignment with LEAF values

What we offer:

MEANINGFUL IMPACT: We aspire to support the development of talented individuals through building a non-profit/ social organization.

PROFESSIONAL TEAM ENVIRONMENT: You will become part of a diverse, challenging and supportive team that strives for high quality solutions.

CHALLENGING ASSIGNMENTS: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.

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