Training Officer – Human Resources Development Department – Sophia

Closing Date September 6, 2022 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The Guyana Power & Light Inc. invites applications from interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the vacant position of Training Officer – Human Resources Development Department – Sophia. 

The incumbent will be responsible to the Human Resources Development Manager for the planning, development and coordinating of all training programmes and also be responsible for the supervision of all training programmes and Training Instructors.


  1. Consult with Departments to analyze training needs and develop new training programmes or modify and improve excited training programmes.
  1. Plan, develop and deliver training and staff development programmes using knowledge of the effectiveness of various methodologies.
  1. Supervise and coordinate work of Training Coordinators and Instructors develop work plans.
  1. Train and coach Instructors in methodology, techniques and skills to deliver training programmes.
  1. Evaluate Instructors’ performance and the effectiveness of training programmes and make recommendations for improvement.
  1. Design, develop and implement testing and evaluation procedures for all training programmes.
  1. Develop and organize training manuals, multi-media, visual aids and other instructional material.
  1. Conduct classroom teaching sessions and evaluate the performance of participants.
  1. Conduct interviews and assessments of all prospective trainees.
  1. Plan and conduct orientation and inductions session for new staff.
  1. In collaboration with the Human Resources Development Manager, prepare training budget and monitor spending against budget.
  1. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with instructions on technical and professional courses which may be relevant and useful to the Company.
  1. Ensure that good housekeeping, punctuality and discipline are maintained among all categories of Trainees.
  1. Liaise and communicate with training institutions and individuals on the development and execution of training and staff development programmes.
  1. Conduct investigations and make recommendations on Industrial accidents as required by the Human Resources Services Department.
  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an authorized officer.


  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Proficient in the use of computer Microsoft Applications
  • Ability to analyze and interpret Technical procedures and information
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Be familiar with methods and procedures of testing transformers
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Be familiar with methods for detecting and correcting faults, short circuits and other anomalies
  • Detailed knowledge of overhead line design and current design specification

Required Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resources Management, Engineering or other relevant discipline from an accredited institution and at least five (5) years’ experience in the development, delivering and management of training programs.


Diploma in Human Resources Management, Education, Engineering or other relevant area with at least eight (8) years’ experience in training programs development, coordinating and implementation.

How to Apply

Applications along with Curriculum Vitae should be addressed and submitted to the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email not later than Tuesday, September 6, 2022.