Eaton Corporation Organisation Development and Training Manager in Wadeville, South Africa

OD and Training Manager

Eaton Electrical is searching for an OD and Training Manager reporting to the HR Manager based in Wadeville

Main Functions:

The manager of Training and Development provides skills and organizational development support aligned with Eaton’s business directives to build organizational capability.

The position aims to deploy training and development programs and processes whilst meeting the unique OD requirements of Eaton Headquarters and local operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and implement appropriate local education, training and organization development strategies to support the respective organizations’ business strategies.

  • Consults with regional HR leadership and business leaders on employee development, organization effectiveness, and culture change initiatives.

  • Design and fully coordinate the local employee induction program.

  • Ability to support virtual teams across the Africa region and collaborate with teams in Europe and the rest of Eaton operations globally.

  • Prepare and submit all skills development legislative reports.

  • Manage relationship with MERSETA and apply for grants.

  • Manage the internal apprenticeship, trainee and graduate programs.

  • BBBEE champion for Skills Development and Employment Equity.


Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree/ Honours from an accredited institution on Organizational

  • Development, Human Resources Management or Training Management.

  • Must be a registered Skills Development Facilitator.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources Development, Skills

  • Development and/ training design and implementation, in a global organization with leading edge HR Systems and practices. 3 years must be in management role.

  • Proven record of dealings with the SETAs.

  • Experience in a unionized environment.

  • Previous experience of BBBEE management process an advantage.

  • Understanding of learning needs analysis and creation of training programs is essential.

  • Own car essential

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ES EMEA Region

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time