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Head of L&D

Salary £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + package
Location Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041705
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

Fantastic newly created role. Our client is a UK leader in their field and a business who have had fantastic growth in the last few years by acquisition and organic growth. This is a newly created role to add value to the L&D function in a business who value their development in people and their continued learning & training needs. Working with the Head of HR & other Directors, and the wider HR team, the role will be responsible for developing training solutions, coaching, creating engaging workshops and programmes while working closely with the business and the wider HR team to develop and implement L&D activities that drive continual performance improvement.

Develop an effective L&D plan, ensuring all learning and development activity across the organisation is aligned and sustainable
Act as an Expert Advisor on learning and development matters, providing proactive advice which drives consistency, new ways of working and a positive shift in culture and practice
Own the content and delivery of the Apprentice & Graduate Training programme
Maximise the Apprenticeship levy
Create a Management development framework alongside any professional development
Lead the improvement of People Manager capability/performance through educational interventions and ensure People Managers lead and take full ownership of their learning for their team
Ensure robust 'return on investment' plans/tracking is in place prior to beginning any project or activity
Work in partnership with the HR Business Partners to produce divisional/functional development plans, and ensure all activity enhances and sustains capability and performance
Project manage activity, ensuring project timelines, quality and resource and closely monitored; updating stakeholders on progress
Continually challenge internal processes/procedures, ensuring they are simple and robust and recommend improvements
Ensure fit for purpose On boarding programme is delivered consistently across the business

Candidates will need to be experienced L&D experts who can evidence their history of not just “doing†L&D but where you have built programmes from scratch, from inception to design, planning, implementation and review. Your cv will show where you have developed a team, where you have influenced senior leaders and stakeholders, sourced effective learning solutions. (*this advert has automically reposted from a previous advert posted on 3rd December 2016-historic applicantions are being reviewed)

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