Training & Development Manager

--School Group--




Training & Development Manager 


Human Resources 

Reports to  

Director of Training & Development 


About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. 



Role Overview 

The Training & Development Manager is responsible for improving the productivity of the organization's employees. This position assesses company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance. 


Essential Functions 

  • Conducts annual training and development needs assessment 

  • Develops training and development programs and objectives. Responsible for developing the training program for volunteer onboarding and ongoing development 

  • Administers spending against the departmental budget 

  • Obtains and /or develops effective training materials utilizing a variety of media 

  • Trains and coaches' managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts 

  • Plans, organizes, facilitates and orders supplies for employee development and training events 

  • Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources 

  • Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results 

  • Modifies programs as needed 

  • Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization 

  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff 



Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. 



Key Relationships 


  • Director of Training & Development 

  • Training & Cultural Specialist 

  • Training Coordinator(s) 

  • HR Administrative Assistant 





  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Strong presentation skills. 

  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods. 

  • Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives. 

  • Ability to design and implement effective training and development. 


  • Five years of experience designing and implementing employee development programs. 

  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential. 

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential  




Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 


  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 


  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 



Other information 


This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.