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Learning & Development Manager

Posted 4 January by Royds Withy King Ended

About the Role

Developing our people is fundamental to our firm-wide strategy. We are looking for an experienced Learning & Development professional to bring innovation and best practice to our learning solutions. We take learning seriously and are seeking to embed a learning culture which will enable our people to fulfil their potential.

This is a newly created role within our highly regarded HR team. You will pull together the many streams of our training activities and tools into a comprehensive suite of solutions which will meet business needs. Key duties will include;

  • Working with senior managers across the business to identify training and development needs and trends;
  • Designing and delivering blended training solutions to meet learning needs, aligned to the needs of the firm, engaging with third parties where necessary
  • Designing, implementing and managing a junior management development programme
  • Supporting the Director of HR in the ongoing development of L&D and Talent activities to enhance Partner and Senior Management capabilities
  • Investigating and implementing new learning solutions, bringing best practice and innovation to the firm

  • Managing the firm’s apprenticeship levy and ensure it is being utilised effectively within the firm, developing a strategy for maximising the use of apprenticeships in the business

  • Managing spend within the training budget

  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and ensure relevant standards are maintained at all times

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing the L&D Co-ordinator encouraging their ongoing professional development

About You

Skills & Knowledge:

  • You will be an experienced L&D Professional who has experience of working within professional or legal services and therefore understands working in a highly regulated environment with fee earners as your clients

  • Exceptional training deliver skills are required as well as the ability to design learning programmes for all levels
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, holding a relevant training qualification
  • You will be an innovator and will be driven to deploy best practice and forward thinking learning solutions
  • Relationship building will come naturally to you whether that is with senior managers, third parties or staff across the firm.


  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

About Us


Required skills

  • Management Development
  • Training
  • Blended Learning
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Training Needs Analysis

Reference: 34135245

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