An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate, creative and engaging Learning & Development Manager to manage a bespoke internal Management Development Programme (MDP) and for all corporate training and development initiatives for Level 4 and above.
Reporting to the Head of HR, the Learning & Development Manager will be a confident, enthusiastic and dynamic professional with strong communication skills and have experience of designing and developing relevant learning solutions to support employees’ development within an organisation. The successful candidate will have a "can do" attitude and desire to get involved and continually add value to the organisation.
As the Learning & Development Manager, you will be responsible for:
- The line management of successful applicants on the bespoke Management Development Programme and to monitor progress through coaching and mentoring
- Managing the bespoke MDP ensuring a structured implementation process and primary responsibility for the communication with Derby University and external suppliers
- To work in partnership with the HR Manager to recruit each annual intake of MDP through assessment centres
- To design, deliver and facilitate Area Manager programmes and operational development CPD days
- To work closely with departmental managers to identify and provide each department with training and development solutions in a proactive and cost-effective way
- To be responsible for the management and delivery of budgets and department plan for MDP and corporate training
What we are looking for in you as Learning & Development Manager:
- You will hold an appropriate recognised university teaching qualification, or a PTTLS qualification is desirable (level 3 minimum)
- Experience in course design, development and delivery through agreed objectives
- Experience in interviewing and assessment skills with proven ability to facilitate assessment centres
- Experience in coaching, mentoring and providing feedback
- Experience of management & leadership training
- Experience in marking and assessing academic work
- Computer literate
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex matters both verbally and in report form
- Ability to quickly build excellent working relationships with colleagues both internally and externally
- Knowledge of apprenticeships is desirable
- Experience in dealing with various projects and handling their development
- Proven experience with training budgets
- Salary of £36,468 per annum
- 37.5 hours per week
- Pension scheme
- Non-contractual bonus*
- Private medical scheme*
- 24 days holiday + 8 days public holiday
- Additional "holiday payment" equivalent to 2% of annual salary*
* Upon successful completion of probationary period.
Closing date for applications is 4th March 2018
The interview process will involve a pre-screening telephone discussion of the role and your experiences, followed by a two-stage interview, (2nd stage to involve a structured presentation)
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michelle Abdale, Head of HR.
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