Sasol Is Recruiting: Learning Practitioner – South Africa

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Job Req ID


Closing date

27 November 2023





Purpose of Job

To provide consulting and simple advisory support for the development and delivery of people-related frameworks, models and tools, based on a deep understanding of specific areas of expertise in the people space.

Recruitment Description

Identify critical gaps by means of Ref 100-501 (Statutory training), job observations, competency assessments, PDA’s,

HAZOPS, audits and incident investigations

Workplace skills plan for WSP cycle May-March each year

Learning matrices update/tracking and reporting

Facilitate the sign off and tracking of training plans for technical and safety training.

Upload all relevant PDP’s to training matrices/training plans (signed off by individuals and Snr Managers)

Align learning delivery interventions with learning plans

Competency/plant safety related learning material designed and reviewed/quality and standardisation

Assess learners with special needs; Adapt learning programmes for individuals with learning disabilities; Manage the remedial programme; Report if necessary

Accept and implement advice in order to improve business performance

Support line with Standard Operating Procedure updates.

Be part of projects/changes/upgrades/modifications to support learning delivery (MOC training)

Assist with and support employees to compile their Portfolio of Evidences (POEs) for RPLs related to trade specific qualifications and/or slotting/progression within the MSP career path

Conduct and/or be part of task risk assessments and competency gap closing strategies

Support with training plan execution and learning delivery to new employees

Orientate a learner into the application of their skills within a workplace context. Guide learners towards competent application of their skills within a workplace context through e.g. application projects/assignments.

Key Accountabilities

Workplace asessment process is conducted according to the relevant/standardised frameworks and guidelines

Design standardised plant assessments and review/update regularly (formative and summative plus 3rd party assessments)

Take part of competency assessments and support line with the gap closing interventions

Part of practical assessment process to declare employees competent (if and when a registered SME)

Update learning records for each employee (personal file, learning management system, POE files, learning matrices, etc)

Update Workplace Skills Plan to assist with tracking and monitoring (plan vs actual)

Update training plans regularly to assist with reporting (plan vs actual)

Review done and reports submitted on Learning activities (learning matrices and/or Personal Development Plan execution)

Review training plans and report monthly on plan vs actual

Update Workplace Skills Plan and report to SDF progress (plan vs actual)

Design appropriate evaluation methods, analyzed performance data and proposed corrective actions in place to address the gaps

Manage stakeholder relationships

Build constructive working relationships with manager, peers, clients and other service providers.


Assist and support learners to manage their learning experiences by sourcing and maintaining information to assist and support them

Assist with scoping for external interventions as part of the vendor management process

Examinator for eLearning and/or any system related learning delivery options

Support with the delivery of Back to Basics classroom training delivery to new Operations employees

Support 18.2 learners with regards to on the job training and workbook completion

Provide area specific/HF classroom training to Contractors/Service Providers

Coach and mentor learners on the job – one on one training

Support and be part of the planning/development of learning strategies and delivery of learning to the learning shift ensuring continous learning interventions in place

Manage and in some cases design/review learning material and/or learning enablement options with regards to learning gaps identified for eg learner guides, facilitator guides, assessment guides, assessment tools and learner log books according to required standards

Develop/prepare learning material for projects/changes/additions to plant

Assist line with the conversion of SOP’s to learning manuals

Assist with competency mapping/job profile design to support learning delivery

Formal Education

Grade 12 English, Mathematics & Science

Occupational Trade – Chemical Operations NQF level 4

OD – ETDP certificate

Qualified NQF 4 Constituent Assessor (wish)

Min Experience

Experience: 4+ relevant years

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

BC_Communicates Effectively

TC_Policies and Procedures

BC_Manages Complexity

TC_Analyse Alternatives and Recommend Solutions


BC_Decision Quality

TC_Data Collection and Analysis

BC_Action Oriented

TC_Compliance Management

BC_Ensures Accountability

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.  Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals.  Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan.  This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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