Short Job Description for a Training Manager

March 5, 2003

Sample Position Description for a Training Manager

Position Title: Training Delivery Manager

Date: (today’s date)

Department: Training

Reports to: Director of Training

Supervises: Four Skill Trainers and Two Management Trainers

Position Objective: To manage the training delivery services of thedepartment and implement all scheduled training courses.


1. Manages training deliver services within approved budget.

2. Implements all training courses as scheduled

3. Supervises employees reporting to her/him to ensure they meet performancestandards.

4. Creates individual development plans for each employee reporting tohim/her.

5. Serves as an active member of the Training Department’s management team.

6. Assists the Training Director in developing annual budgets and plans.

7. Works with the Training Development Manager to create new courses andevaluate existing ones.

8. Recommends necessary revisions to existing training courses and possibleareas requiring training courses.

Excerpted from How to Identify Your Organization’s Training Needs: APractical Guide to Needs Analysis by John H. McConnell. Copyright© 2003 JohnH. McConnell. Published by AMACOM Books, a division of American ManagementAssociation, New York, NY. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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