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Learning & Development Manager

Date:  15 May 2024
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Human Resources
Sub-Function:  HR-Learning & Development


About Us

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing, and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

As a Learning & Development Manager you will be reporting to the Global Head of Learning, DEIB & Organization effectiveness. You will be responsible for developing high quality training programs and strategy and driving your team design and administer learning programs for benefits administration and leadership teams. The ideal candidate will deliver on the training vision to curate, deliver, and continuously improve learning content using an array of creative approaches that inspire and engage learners to drive operational excellence and career/workforce progression.

Key Deliverables

  • Manage learning initiatives (including e-learning) around a continuous cycle of needs analysis, design, project management and logistics, delivery and evaluation.
  • Partner with the business to understand the learning needs from their business areas and engage resources to create solutions
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with HR Partners and work collaboratively to define the development needs and align development with a broader people strategy
  • Collaborate in designing leadership development courses to be utilized globally
  • Communicate persuasively and credibly (both verbally and in writing), adapt in a constantly changing environment, pragmatically focused on delivery
  • Deliver classroom, blended and remote (WebEx) programs
  • Experience in implementing leaning & development analytics
  • Designing staple curriculums for the Olam Learning Academy. developing creative and engaging training materials in a variety of formats and media.
  • Strong writing, editing and visual design skills


  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of learning and development in design choices and the use of different media
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent prioritization skills, an ability to act professionally regarding sensitive subjects, and work collaboratively in a dynamic environment.
  • Must possess the capability to drive business partnering and analytical mindset. Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational, with strong time-management skills
  • 10+ years of consistent record of design and delivery of development initiatives in a business environment, with a strong emphasis e-learning and instructional design
  • Experience in facilitation and delivering to international groups and using a variety of delivery methods and platforms

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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