Learning & Development Manager

Boston, Lincolnshire
Salary: Up to £40,290 per annum, (starting salary subject to qualifications and skills)
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Human Resources
Full Time
Contract Type

Learning & Development Manager
Location: Birmingham, Boston, Peterborough, Nottingham, Rushden or Lincoln
Salary: Up to £40,290 per annum, (starting salary subject to qualifications and skills)
Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing and experienced individual to lead our client’s Learning and Development Team.

Do you have a passion to see learning make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may well be the role for you. They are looking for a dynamic, engaging Learning and Development Manager that can make a real difference. As a values led organisation, including ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of learning environments and opportunities we want to create for their colleagues.

The Role

They want to deliver engaging, high-quality learning programmes based on both the organisation and individuals' requirements. As Learning and Development Manager you will;

  • Develop learning itself as a key engagement tool and champion team building, continuous improvement, cross departmental collaboration and blended learning solutions (e-learning, virtual, classroom, on the job using the 70, 20, 10 model)
  • Manage and cultivate a team of Learning and Development Specialists to deliver learning opportunities that have lasting impact
  • Maintain strong relationships with external bodies, training providers and apprenticeship networks to stay abreast of developments in legislation and good practice and latest thinking 
  • Ensure all learning activities are evaluated and the effectiveness of interventions is shared and celebrated

About You

As their ideal candidate you will be seeking a new challenge which will stretch you. An accomplished professional in managing a successful Learning and Development service you will be confident in engaging and consulting with senior management to identify learning needs.

Experienced in management, design and delivery of dynamic learning programmes, e-learning and modern digital learning platforms, you will also be proficient in managing apprenticeships, initiatives to increase leadership capability and learning evaluation.

Their successful candidate will be fun yet professional, have engaging interpersonal skills and be determined and resilient.

About our client 

They are one of the UK’s leading housing providers, providing more than 22,500 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and are a leading independent provider of care and support services. Passionate about people and committed to their vision of ‘Improving Lives’, they do not stand still and have an exciting future ahead with ambitious growth plans for housing, care, support and community investment. Everything they do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives. 

Why Apply 
They value and respect their people. They recognise that their success rests on the shoulders of committed staff and board members’ so they want to make sure that everyone feel supported and appreciated. Being part of the Group means living their values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through their values they will continue to shape the future making a positive difference within their local communities, creating places where people want to live. 

Benefits Package

In return for your hard work and commitment, you’ll enjoy excellent employee benefits including 

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car provision
  • A contributory average salary pension scheme
  • Generous paid annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays and 3 additional concessionary days
  • Flexible working philosophy
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free onsite parking at majority of sites

For an informal chat about the role, contact Alison Culpan on 07773628228.
Vetting Requirements 

PLEASE NOTE: They can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. 
All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview, copies will not be taken. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature. 

Equal Opportunities 

They are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities and invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

Closing date: 24 May 19
Interview date: TBC