Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Associate Director – Human Resource & Talent Development
Location: Nairobi

Purpose of role

We are looking for a high-performance culture, a positive mental attitude, and a self-driven CORPORATE TRAINER responsible for developing, facilitating, and supervising Optiven training programs for our employees. He/she will be assessing the needs of a business, implementing training, developing training plans, and facilitating a wide variety of training programs that enhance the effectiveness of our workforce.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify and assess current and future training needs through job analysis, career paths, and regular performance appraisals in consultation with line managers to gauge where skills are lacking.
  • Create and ensure implementation of training programs to address skills gaps in employees
  • Draw an overall or individualized training and development plan that addresses employee needs and expectations
  • Conceptualize learning materials for the learning and development programs based on data and research
  • Deploy a wide variety of training methods to ensure the effective assimilation of essential skills, knowledge, and competencies
  • Conduct on-the-job training and coordinate effective delivery of all off the job-trainings
  • Research new teaching methods and their application in our industry
  • Monitor and evaluate the training program’s effectiveness, success and ROI periodically and report on them
  • Lead in the designing and managing of the employee training and development budget
  • Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments, and best practices in the market relevant to our industries and advise accordingly
  • Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Strategic Management, business, or a relevant field
  • A Master’s in Business Administration is an added advantage
  • At least 3-5 years of proven experience as a Corporate Trainer

Job Skills

  • Solid knowledge of effective corporate training techniques, L&D methodologies and tools
  • Experience in training sales teams, and sales and leadership training
  • Impressive communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • Persistent and results-oriented
  • Professionalism and high levels of integrity


  • If you believe you have high-performance culture, a positive mental attitude, and are self-driven, then apply by sending an application to Optiven Jobs on or before Tuesday, 31st January 2023.

NB: All applications will be reviewed and shortlisted for interviews as they come on a rolling basis.

  • We do not charge for job applications and interviews.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Due to the vast number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.