Cathedral Appointments is recruiting for an experienced L&D Manager to join our Devon based client. This role is responsible for the creation and management of the people development strategy across the business. Leading the Learning and Development function, delivering an efficient, effective and proactive service, measuring and evaluating the ROI for the business. The L&D strategy spans core competency and statutory/regulatory training at all levels.
This is a thriving national base with a strong presence across the South and South West with great potential for growth. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a solid background in a senior level L&D role, a creative flair for developing content, and the knowledge and skills to establish a robust structured L&D strategy.
Responsibilities will include:
Working closely with key stakeholders to develop and deliver a group wide L%D strategy
Regular assessment and review of the delivery to ensure training needs are established and let in line with company agenda
Meticulous planning and organisation of the training program, including both internal and external resources
Building and further developing the management development program, leading on the design and content
Developing and supporting the eLearning tools to ensure it meets the needs of the business and the employees
Develop and improve the competency framework including a suite of KPI measurements
Manage the L&D budget including apprenticeships and external suppliers
Essential skills and experience:
Demonstrable experience in an L&D / Training role at managerial level
A solid understanding of the full L&D cycle, and the employee journey
Experience of working within a large multi-site operation, and ideally experience in a customer led o retail sales operation
Budget management experience, numerate with excellent planning skills
Having previously created, delivered and managed a broad companywide L&D strategy
This operation has multi sites across the UK, and the post holder will be required to visit a range of sites and training suites in order to manage, oversee and deliver training. A flexible and adaptable approach will be essential, coupled with the ability to lead, motive and inspire others.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking business, and they require an individual who embraces current and thinking and trends regarding training, L&D, employee wellbeing and engagement. An innovative thinker with a creative approach and with an up to date understanding of digital and social, media within the L&D landscape.
If you have the skills and experience as stated we would love to hear from you.