Learning & Development Manager to c. £37,000 pa - CARDIFF

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
HR / Training, Recruitment
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
03/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Human Resourcing Limited
Job Ref:
726617719

Our client requires a brand new Learning and Development Manager to develop, design, deliver and evaluate organisational learning and development programmes to meet the strategic aims of the organisation whilst driving employee engagement.

Reporting to the Director of Specialist Support Services (based in Cardiff), the successful candidate will be a member of the Leadership Team and will be responsible for a Learning & Development Co-ordinator plus a Senior Advisor.

NB This permanent position can be flexibly based at a preferred location of choice inline with the organisations many sites throughout the UK including: CARDIFF, SWANSEA, POWYS, PEMBROKESHIRE, CARMARTHENSHIRE, SHROPSHIRE, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or NORTHAMPTONSHIRE but this is NOT a regional role. Our client also operates a popular flexi-hours working system across all sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Lead the development and implementation of the learning and development strategy to reflect legislative requirements, organisational direction and the Strategic Action Plan.
* To identify and prioritise current and future organisational learning and development needs.
* Produce, analyse and act on management information to proactively manage agreed targets, standards, training activity reports and action plans for all learning and development activity.
* Lead on the development of quality systems and processes to identify, approve, plan, design, implement and evaluate all learning activity including a training needs analysis, training plans and effective use of resources.
* To collaborate with operational managers in the development and implementation of a rolling learning and development programme.
* To develop appropriate learning and development activities, which are cost effective and accessible, and incorporate a range of training methods.
* To liaise with internal and external training providers, including the commissioning of external providers to design and deliver a core in house training programme and any identified specialist training requirements
* To prepare and deliver management and personal development programmes to enhance individual learning and meet evolving needs.
* To use appropriate methods to audit and evaluate training and development activities within the organisation, to demonstrate the efficiency, cost effectiveness and added value of the learning and development function.
* To produce accurate and timely management information to monitor and evaluate organisational compliance
* To lead, develop and evaluate vocational learning activity including QCF processes within the organisation and liaison with awarding bodies.
* To lead, develop and organise a standardised induction programme within the organisation that meets legislative requirements.
* To maintain an accurate staff training database and provide management information as and when required.
* Manage the Learning and Development budget.
* To provide leadership to a geographically dispersed Learning and Development Team, along with day to day supervision, regular 1-1 meetings and performance appraisal.
* To liaise with managers and staff in order to gain feedback on Learning and Development activity, share information on good practice and develop the profile and credibility of learning and development within the organisation.
* To network with other training professionals and regulatory bodies within the sector.
* To maximise funding opportunities and income generation in relation to learning and development.
* To actively contribute to the activities of the organisation's Leadership Team including setting the strategic direction, communicating the vision and informing the Board of Trustees
* Liaison with regulatory and commissioning inspectors in relation to the organisation's Learning and Development standards and compliance
* To undertake any personal training and development activities identified by the Director of Specialist Support Service
* To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade.

Essential

·Accomplished Learning & Development practitioner with a track record of leading on key initiatives and interventions from design to delivery

·Minimum of 3 years in a learning environment

·Proven experience as a Learning & Development manager

·Experience of identifying training needs

·Experience of developing, delivering, managing and evaluating training activities

·Experience of presenting information to groups/individuals, both formally and informally.

·Experience of producing and adapting training materials

·Educated to degree level or equivalent

·Professionally L&D Qualified, or CIPD qualified

·Certificate in Training Practice (C.I.P.D)

Company Description

Closing Date:
31/07/2019

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