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Senior Talent Development Specialist

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 22389

The Senior Talent Development Specialist will manage all operations training system and compliance projects. This is a permanent position located with our client in their Galway site. 



  • Consult directly with our business and support team members to develop effective, engaging and valuable learning solutions.
  • Design, development, and facilitation of virtual and in person instructor led training including New Hire Onboarding, leadership development initiatives, continuous professional development, teambuilding and culture learning programs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects with quick deadlines.
  • Be innovative and creative with course design and facilitation.
  • Be team oriented with demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Facilitate engaging presentations that contribute to business impact.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning solutions for business impact and scalability.
  • Stay current with L&D Industry trends and best practices to elevate learning offerings.
  • Identify new ways to improve talent development - including but not limited to, career development, leadership development and continuous learning.
  • Enable and empower employee learning communities and other types of peer-to-peer learning experiences, especially with an asynchronous approach.
  • While facilitating training, utilize technology to boost the transfer of knowledge for virtual learning environments.
  • Market available learning opportunities through company intranet sites, weekly emails, and other event marketing collateral.
  • Manage and Implement key processes and projects; develops and drives project plan; builds team ownership and commitment to project plan; keeps documentation organized.
  • Responsible for team and cross-functional communications; liaison between the team and a project review board; project meeting minutes, issues log, metrics, and other key communications.
  • Measure and continually improve effectiveness of training and development initiatives. Work closely with Operations, Quality, and Engineering employees on the initiatives of training products and processes.
  • Provide direction and support for the Learning Management System maintaining integrity of the system.
  • Ensure all training and tracking practices comply with the requirements of the Quality System and applicable local department practices.
  • Must comply with requirements of ISO 14001 and company Environmental, Health and Safety standards and follow procedures and instructions related to these standards.


  • Bachelor of Business in HR/L&D or related discipline (level 8 NFQ 240-credits)
  • 8yrs+ experience in a similiar role or HRBP role with focus on L&D
  • Facilitating and train-the-trainer experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Knowledge of L&D best practise and trends 
  • Experience in medical device, pharma or manufacturing industry is an advantage

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710