Learning & Development Specialist / Trainer

Last updated 21 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

Job Description

Based in Melbourne at our National Support Centre you will join a busy L&D team focused on providing development and delivering training to new and existing employees on a national basis.

About the job

As Learning & Development Specialist you will partner with L&D team colleagues and the business to design and deliver training programs that meet our current and future capability needs. You will initially be supporting the learning journey for new employees as we enhance this critical element of our employee onboarding, whilst simultaneously taking a lead role in leadership development of both emerging and frontline leaders across our national footprint.

With networking across the Sodexo regional and global community of practice, this role will produce rich and relevant local programs calling upon your work in leadership program delivery to improve and re/design content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and developing an effective, productive, service orientated and client focused L&D offer in collaboration with the wider L&D team
  • Taking a lead role around Leadership development and building capability we need now and for the future
  • Building and maintaining productive relationships to engage all key stakeholders in important decisions involving the programs and services provided
  • Supporting the roll-down of Group and Regional training programs including participation in working group meetings where needed and being point of contact for L&D on that initiative locally
  • Working closely with the National Head of Function to ensure training outputs align with Group strategic objectives

This busy role will see you build collaborative relationships across a range of functions and involve working closely with Sodexo’s operational leadership team. The goal is for us to ensure that our employees are fully supported and set up to be the best they can be in their roles.

About you

You bring proven experience in co-ordinating, developing, delivering and evaluating learning and are comfortable working in a fast pace, hands-on, customer oriented and collaborative environment.

You enjoy working with wide and varied professions and at all levels of a company as well as forging lasting impactful relationships with operational key stakeholders.

You will have experience in a similar L&D role, preferably working within the mining, civil or facilities maintenance industries. A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is essential or this role.

You have exceptional communication, training and presentation skills with an ability to remain agile and flexible in the face of changing priorities. You can demonstrate the ability to plan, schedule and coordinate learning events and related logistics. Our approach is blended so you will be comfortable with elearning design and build from time to time as well as managing facilitation virtually (VILT) to maximise learning for our widespread workforce.

If you can balance this with your approachable, can do and pragmatic approach we look forward to hearing from you.

What’s next?

If this sounds like the right job for you, please apply with an updated resume.

About Sodexo

Sodexo provides a range of services at remote locations across Australia, servicing both on-shore and off-shore sites, in difficult and challenging environments. At Sodexo, our Energy & Resources segment serves four markets: Mining, Offshore & Marine, Onshore Energy, and Engineering & Construction Projects. Our growing team of employees is dedicated to improving productivity, building meaningful client relationships, reducing on-site problems and improving quality of life for the thousands of Australians who call our remote sites home.


A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is essential for this role.

Additional Information

Sodexo is a contract services company and employment is conditional to Sodexo’s ability to maintain the client contract and its service levels. All employees are subject to a police check and a Working with Children check (where applicable)