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Learning & Development Manager

Medlock Partners Limited
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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Our client, a large public sector organisation based in Merseyside is looking to appoint a highly experienced Learning & Development Manager. Reporting into the Head of Organisational Development you will play an integral part in the organisation's commitment to providing first class community services.The successful candidate will be a focussed Learning & Development professional. You will help ensure the learning offer meets the organisational need and is developed and delivered to a high professional standard.Key responsibilities of the Learning & Development Manager:* Lead the Training Managers to build a learning framework (curriculum of courses supported by a range of development opportunities) to fulfil the learning needs analysis and the organisational requirements identified for now and to ensure the organisation can fulfil community needs in the future.* Lead and monitor collaboration with all the relevant L&D institutions and providers to generate innovation and efficiencies in the creation and delivery of learning solutions which meet or exceed accreditation standards.* Embed a continuous review cycle, ensuring that all development resources are reviewed in line with the respected L&D models i.e., Kirkpatrick, so that outcomes are achieved, and maximum is gained from the investment in learning.* Specify and share Learning and Development related data and analytics to enable managers and the people services team to ensure that the organisation uses evidence to create a culture of decisions based on cost effectiveness, transparency and fairness through evidence.* Continuously review current technology and data capture to identify ways in which the organisation can capitalise on digital/modern practices to enhance learning and development.* Ensure that all the members of Learning and Development Team are led and supported to perform in role and deliver to their potential.* Work in partnership with local Universities and create several apprenticeship degrees programmes to support the student journey.* In addition to overseeing and supporting graduate recruitment you will be responsible for delivering training and development to support ongoing professional development to current employees and make sure they are equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively do their job.* Responsible for ensuring the Learning & Development function is set up as a commercial entity with the capability of providing services to partners to secure external income.Key requirements for the Learning & Development Manager:* You will be an experienced Learning & Development professional who has ideally worked within large and complex settings.* Ideally you will have a mixture of both public sector/not-for-profit with commercial experience. However, this is not essential.* You will be strong communicator who can confidently engage with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.* My client is seeking an individual who has the ambition and the professional expertise to navigate a challenging and changing landscape. Someone who has the experience and capability to drive and develop a large, complex and busy learning facility.* You will be an influencer with the ability to drive different ways of working and learning.Key Benefits for the Learning & Development Manager:* You will be joining an organisation with a real purpose, dedication and passion to make long lasting positive changes for the community they serve.* This is a new post so you will have the autonomy and influence to shape the future and how the new People Services model is embedded and evolves.* You will gain a true sense of job satisfaction knowing that you are enhancing the lives of so many across the whole of Merseyside.* The organisation is going through an exciting period of organisational change and modernisation. You will be able to play an integral part in this change.* This role offers a high degree of flexibility and hybrid working opportunities.* Highly competitive benefits package including enhanced local government pension scheme, holiday allowance and flexible opportunities for Continuous Professional Development to name but a few.If you are interested in this Learning & Development Manager's position and feel your experience matches the criteria, please apply now for immediate consideration or for more information please contact Mark Croston.Medlock Partners are a professional services recruitment specialist operating across the North West of England. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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