Learning and Development Manager

Posted 29 January by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Featured

Our client has a vacancy for a Learning and Development Manager, responsible for the management of the Learning and Development function to create organisational effectiveness, through ensuring employees have the skills and knowledge required to be effective in their roles and to be prepared for the future needs of the organisation. You will ensure the provision of learning and development focuses on a digital approach and contributes to the digital journey.

Priorities

  • To develop a digital approach to learning and development

  • The delivery of the HR strategy with particular focus on the development of talent and succession planning processes

  • To ensure the learning and development provided is timely, cost effective, meeting the needs of the staff and supporting in achieving the strategic plan

  • To deliver the business commitment to leadership development within a culture of encouragement to learn, fostering talent and professional excellence

  • To oversee and manage the professional qualifications process

  • To lead and support ambition and excellence in the design, delivery and evaluation of key programmes to meet the company requirements

  • To represent the business in the industry

  • Integrated within all Learning & Development activity, embed a risk based culture throughout the organisation (working closely with the Risk and Compliance team)

Requirements

Minimum QCF level 6, this equates to:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Bachelor’s Degree with Honor’s/LPC

  • Graduate Certificates and Diplomas

  • BTEC Advanced Professional Diplomas

  • Chartered MCIPD/FCIPD

  • ACII Level 6/FCII Level 7

  • ILM6 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring or Management

    It is a requirement of the job that the jobholder already has or is prepared to study for the MCIPD qualification and a relevant coaching qualification

Skills and knowledge

  • Has a thorough knowledge and application of learning and development principles

  • An excellent appreciation of the benefits that learning and development can offer an organisation and an understanding of different learning and development methods

  • Excellent business acumen understanding how business strategy and objectives link to learning and development solutions

  • A full understanding of the claims handling process and the learning and development requirements of handlers

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written & oral and able to communicate issues in a timely and effective way

  • Ability to design, deliver and evaluate effective learning and development programmes for all the needs of the business

  • Approaches every situation with an open and constructive professional manner.

  • Follows accepted standards of behaviour, engendering trust with external contacts and colleagues

  • Has a desire to actively improve own knowledge and skills, becoming a role model for others

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working at a senior level within learning and development, including experience of managing a team

  • Experience of implementing digital learning and development solutions

  • Ideally experience of working within the finance/insurance industry

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 34059400

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