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Learning and Development Specialist

Robert Walters
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Description

Life Science People are looking for a Learning and Development Specialist to join our rapidly scaling London offices.

Our mission at Life Science People is to make a tangible contribution to global health. We recruit extensively across Europe, USA and alongside our London HQ we are opening our first of many US offices in Los Angeles Q3 2022, following Europe expansion into Germany and Switzerland. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant company experiencing exponential growth - approx. 300% increase from September 2020, we have grown to almost 80 people within less than 2 years.

As a Learning and Development Specialist, you will be responsible supporting with the onboarding up to 20 new starters every two months, delivering the academy training programme, desk coaching our associates and writing/delivering classroom based modular learning. You will also be asked to conduct 1:1 sessions for members of LSP who need additional learning support.

As the business progresses, so will you. Training and Development is provided, with a great salary and clear bonus structure for the work you do.


Proven L&D professional (ideally within a recruitment business)
Ideally experience as a recruitment consultant
Strong presentation skills
Excellent written skills - training notes and feedback
Understand the full recruitment lifecycle
Design training courses that appeal to a range of learning styles
Conduct quarterly skills gap analyses
Be able to coach effectively
Keep up to date with and utilise the latest thinking on training practice and methods
Be agile to change within business

What do we look for?

Energy, motivation and positivity to the sales floor
Have a good understanding of recruitment sales methodologies
Keen interest in developing others
Adaptable delivery style to suit different audiences
An ambassador of Life Science People
Self-manager with exceptional communication and presentation skills
Open to change and continuous personal development

Some Key Duties:

Deliver our new starter training academy
Onboard associates through a 10-week training programme upon completion of academy
Provide desk coaching sessions to all levels of the business
Conduct 1:1 training using a variety of training & coaching techniques
Familiarise yourself with systems training as and when required
Create and write classroom based workshops (training will be provided)
Write and record feedback upon completion of training

What we will offer you:

Competitive base salary & excellent renumeration package
Backed by Award-winning CEO - 7x in The Sunday Times Fastrack, winning Entrepreneur of the Year at the National Business Awards
Modern office in the heart of London
Apple Macbook provided
Fantastic Pension scheme
Working with a like-minded, diverse and driven culture
Opportunity to progress and grow your own team

We pride ourselves on being a team of like-minded, driven individuals who tackle every challenge with a positive mindset. We are looking for someone who shares the same mentality and ethos
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