Director of Learning & Development

Position Summary

The Director of Learning & Development is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of training and skill development programs for the IT sector of Pakistan. The Director will work closely with the P@SHA Skills Development Committee and key stakeholders to identify training needs and develop customized programs that align with the sector’s talent requirements in the short and long-term.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive training and upskilling strategy that aligns with sector growth targets and talent requirements of the IT sector of Pakistan
  • Identify training needs by analyzing local industry needs, growing international talent requirements and other available data
  • Identify and partner with strategic key stakeholders to ensure training programs are aligned with industry objectives and meet the needs of the sector
  • Design and develop customized training programs, including instructor-led training, e-learning courses, and virtual training options
  • Manage the delivery of training programs, including coordinating with external vendors and trainers as needed
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and make recommendations for improvements
  • Manage the budget and resources for training and development programs
  • Stay current on industry trends and best practices in training and development, and incorporate this knowledge into program design and delivery


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field, such as HR, Education, or Business Administration
  • 7+ years of experience in training and development, with a focus on the IT sector
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing successful training programs
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with e-learning tools and technologies is a plus

Job Specifications

Reports to: Secretary General

*Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Islamabad
Organizational Pillar: Learning & Development
Role Level: Senior (6+ Years)

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