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Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Manager Learning & Development

Job no: 492542
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Singapore

We are seeking a Learning and Development (L&D) Manager to promote a more productive, skilled and knowledgeable workforce.  Reporting to the Director Human Resources, you should be passionate about helping people learn, grow and progress.


  • Assist in building robust leadership/talent pipelines; to manage and assist to build the processes to identify and develop leaders and talent who are able to grow with our business
  • To provide support towards building a learning environment which fits with corporate strategy, values and behaviors and business growth targets
  • Evaluate individual and organizational development needs:
  • Operate various corporate learning & progression programs including competency framework, coaching, job-sharing, etc
  • Track development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
  •  Help managers develop their team members through career pathing
  •  Manage budgets
  • Review vendors/training materials and select with appropriate content
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and instructors
  • Track and evaluate annual Total Company Training Plan
  • Support the succession plan process
  • Continuous improvement
  • Identify opportunities in the region for local exploitation of JCUA intellectual property. With the large international business community in Singapore, there may be an opportunity to find licensees for Australian owned technologies

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications preferably in organisational psychology or equivalent
  • At least 5 years proven experience as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or equivalent
  • Up to date knowledge of effective & e-learning and development platforms and practices
  • Experience in project management and budgeting
  • Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, self driven and
  • Professional certification is a plus 
  • Only Singaporeans/Singapore PR preferred 


We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates.   The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment or make an appointment at a lower job grade.


The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia.  The University offers Bachelor & Post-Graduate Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.


* The 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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