Closing date: 07 june 2019

Operating entity: Secunda Chemical Operations (SS Workshop Services: Machine Workshop)

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

The Learning Practitioner will train a multi-culture operations staff through formal and on the job learning based on the 70:20:10 learning principle. The Learning Practitioner will focus learning efforts for job specific competency through identifying the learning needs according to the competency maps, determine the methodologies to be used, develops the learning material and the preparation of the job specific certification, testing participation through the certification process and facilitation of the testing. The Learning Practitioner will also focus on developing new or improving existing learning material to ensure safe, compliant and reliable operation of new and existing hardware/equipment. The Learning Practitioner will support the development of learning plans and schedules for the specific plant. The Learning Practitioner is a safety and compliance role model and leader. Proactively promotes safety, seeks out “at risk” behavior and conditions in an effort to achieve goal zero. As a Learning Practitioner’s major impact on shaping and entrenching the Enterprise values and behaviours. Critical to Safety Performance, productivity, reliability and integrity targets within the respective areas. Key driving force in creating and entrenching a learning culture.

Functional Output:

  • Support the Line Manager to evaluate competence and identify gaps by using the standard competency and proficiency criteria as a guide
  • Develop structured fit for purpose Learning Plans aligned to 70:20:10 principles together with the employee, SME and/or Line Manager
  • Assist specific area in developing gap-closing strategies & assessing competence
  • Facilitate formal and on-the-job learning
  • Develop, revise and update learning material as needed
  • Confirm successful completion of learning interventions and perform workplace assessment
  • Update employee learning records and load onto the learning management system
  • Track and monitor progress against agreed Learning Plans
  • Investigate deviations from Learning Plans and agree on remedial action plan with Line Managers and employees
  • Support Line with the competency declaration process
  • Provide learning feedback to relevant stakeholders – Line, Human Resources

Qualifications & Experience :
Combination of relevant education and relevant experience

  • Four to six years’ experience in Petrochemical Operations
  • Combination of relevent education and relevent experience
  • 26D Turner Red Seal qualification
  • Valid Driver’s License


Job Deliverables:

  • Good knowledge of Learning Management System and Enabling Technologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Sasol Business Processes
  • Good knowledge of reports, analytics and metrics
  • Coaching skills
  • Subject Matter Expert on Plant Operations and Equipment
  • Knowledge of SETA
  • Needs Analysis Methodologies
  • Learning frameworks, policies and procedures
  • Performance and Competency gap analysis processes
  • Systems Knowledge of all appropriate systems
  • Specific Sasol Site procedures & codes where appropriate
  • Flexibility
  • Communications Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Functional/Technical Expertise
  • Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Leadership & Values:

  • Peer Relationships
  • Creativity & Initiative
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for results
  • Judgment
  • One-Sasol mind-set
  • Shapes business strategy
  • Business acumen
  • Drives accountability and performance
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration
  • Role models customer focus
  • Leverages diversity and inclusion
  • Nurtures and coaches
  • Builds partnerships
  • Develops self

Relationships, Teamwork & Collaboration:

  • Regular interaction with the Region and Business to ensure specific area requirements are fulfilled and to ensure fit for purpose delivery value
  • Influencing without authority
  • Stakeholder collaboration and networking
  • Relationships with Key Stakeholders
  • Change Management

Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void. If you don’t hear from us within a month (60 days) after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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