Head of Learning & Development
Professional Membership Body
Basic Salary £50,000-£55,000 dependant on experience plus a range of excellent benefits including pension, life assurance, season ticket loan, and 25 days holiday
Full Time, Permanent
My client a highly reputable and leading professional body in line with their 2018 strategic objectives is currently looking for a Head of Learning & Development.
If you have experience working for in a similar role for a Trade Association, Professional Body, Awarding Body, Membership Organisation, Not for Profit, Commercial Training Provider organisation we would love to hear from you.
The purpose of the Head of L&D role is to lead the Institute’s L&D function, providing professional development and routes to membership, ensuring that Approved Training Partners (ATPs) and delegates are supported through effective and efficient processes meeting market needs both in the UK and globally.
You will manage 3 x managers across Operations, Programmes & Business Development
To formulate the Institute’s strategy for growth learning & development and training for agreement by the Executive Director - Operations, the SMT and Board of Trustees in line with the institute’s strategic objectives.
To translate the strategy in respect of all activities under the role scope into an annual operating plan, P&L, and associated projects for approval by the Executive Directors Operations
To ensure that all activities under your management are appropriately organised, resourced and capable to deliver on operating plans and projects
To implement strategy
To ensure policy, process, accountability and authority are fit for purpose and current
To ensure the integrity of the L&D provision
To ensure that all operations under are managed consistently and efficiently, meeting stakeholder requirements
To ensure that budgets are managed effectively
To ensure projects and activities are delivered on time, budget and benefit
To ensure a culture of evaluation and improvement is embedded within all activities
To resolve operational issues and disputes quickly and effectively
To ensure that all data is stored, managed and processed in accordance with relevant data protection regulations
To develop an effective and coordinated management team with a shared vision
To manage the performance of direct reports and through them the outcomes of all activities
To be a collaborative and value-adding member of the institute, providing insight into strategic planning, decision making and performance reviews
To act as an ambassador for the institute, representing the Institute externally with relevant stakeholders and partners
To ensure that the L&D function is appropriately represented internally
To act as a role model internally, by consistently demonstrating the Behaviours for Success and adhering to agreed policy
To ensure effective alignment and collaboration between L&D and other functions
A thorough understanding of the role, scope and capabilities required within quality profession roles, or the ability to develop this at speed.
Experience of leading and developing a team
Experience of driving successful change in ways of working through excellent planning and communication.
Experience of the learning & development market, ideally within a professional body
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