ARM Cement Company Learning & Development Manager Vacancy

Career Opportunity at ARM Cement Ltd
ARM Cement Ltd, (formerly Athi River Mining), was founded in 1974 and has grown to become one of East Africa’s largest cement manufacturer under the Rhino Cement brand, with a regional market share of around 15%.   
ARM Cement is publicly listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange and a frontrunner in East African manufacturing, with cement plants in Athi River, Kaloleni, Kigali, Daresalaam, and Tanga. 
The Company also manufactures sodium silicate, industrial minerals and soil and crop specific Mavuno Fertilizers.   


ARM recently entered into a $140 million equity investment deal with the CDC Group, a development finance institution of the UK government. 
This equity investment will see the Company continue an aggressive growth and expansion programme, improve production efficiencies and continue the community developmental work proudly managed by Company staff under the Rhino Cement Foundation.
To support the expansion programmes and the community development work, we are seeking to recruit a results-oriented Company Learning & Development Manager to be part of a strong performance oriented management team, in a high growth environment that supports continuous learning and skills development. ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: Company Learning & Development Manager

Location: Kenya, Tanzania
Work Type: Full time

The position is permanent and pensionable with a competitive remuneration to the successful candidate. The successful applicant will be in charge of skills development at both locations, Kenya and Tanzania.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Continuous assessment of skills levels to identify gaps based on the organization’s needs
  • Development of skills matrix and training calendars.
  • Development and continuous review of formal training curricula and programmes
  • Implement programs for developing both technical and general skills,
  • Develop in house skills trainers and ensure they are well equipped to deliver effective training
  • Prepare training schedules, monitor implementation and evaluate impact
  • Capture and share best practice case studies across the sites as a way of learning.
Essential qualifications / knowledge / experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in education and special training in curriculum development.
  • A training of trainer certification is essential
  • At least 8 years working experience; two of which must be in learning & development and/or training management
  • Proven experience of developing curricula, training courses, training materials
  • Rolling out training programmes in a variety of areas including technical functions.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to teach people.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a soft copy of   their application to the address below. It should include:
  • A covering letter that clearly demonstrates experience, based on the job described here and its requirements, why you are the best person for this job.
  • An up-to-date CV that includes a description of relevant experience.
  • The names and addresses of three professional referees.
  • Your email, Skype address and day-time telephone number
  • Details on current remuneration and your contractual notice period/earliest availability.
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
PO Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that we do not charge for receiving or processing applications. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

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