Learning & Development Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 20, 2022

Ref: 4676

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 Annual

Role Category: Business Support

Area: National

Contract Type: Permanent

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

In a nutshell

As one of the largest training providers in the UK we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to learn the skills they need to unlock and fulfil their potential. And where better to start than with our own people. We are looking for an experienced, innovative Learning and Development Manager to lead and deliver the learning and development strategies that provide demonstrable impact, an inspiring learning experience and that build expertise, resilience and workforce capability in support of Lifetime’s overall strategies and objectives as well as managing a team of teaching and coaching experts, so previous line management is a must.

You will be joining a passionate HR Team who work collaboratively to support our life-changing people

Why Lifetime?

Lifetime Training delivers training courses and apprenticeships to people across the UK every day. We are an innovative, energetic company that places real emphasis on providing a great service to our clients and learners through our life-changing people and have been recognised as the number 1 training provider as voted by apprentices (RateMyApprenticeship)

About the role

You will be:

  • Accountable for developing and delivering the L&D strategy that compliments the People plan and Company’s mission and vision 
  • Managing a team of People Development Coaches 
  • Owning and delivering the Lifetime Apprenticeship Programme (Evolving Talent) 
  • Managing and developing our LMS (CIPHR)
  • Overseeing the design, delivery and evaluation of L&D initiatives, to ensure they meet operational and strategic objectives, are focused on the transfer of learning while providing an outstanding learning experience for participants, and support personal growth for our life-changing people   
  • Work collaboratively with the wider HR function to understand the drivers of effective organisational performance and implement L&D initiatives to support high performance and succession 

About you

We are looking for:

  • Substantial experience in developing organisational L&D strategies, development programmes, initiatives and interventions both operational and transformational 
  • Proven line management experience, ideally leading a function, with overall responsibility for delivery 
  • Experience of stakeholder management across different management levels and a consulting mindset 
  • A professional qualification in learning and development  
  • A professional qualification within coaching 
  • Experience of using a range of psychometric instruments for development purposes (Insights Discovery is preferrable) 
  • Proven expertise in effective training needs analysis and LMS  
  • Demonstrable expertise in the design, delivery, and evaluation of learning interventions. 
  • A proven track record in coaching and advanced presentation training skills 
  • The ability to role model the organisation’s values and DNA behaviours  

If you think this describes you and you want to put your skills and experience to work in a new way, this could be your life-changing opportunity. So, click apply and we can start this journey together

What we offer

  • 25 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Great benefits, reward and recognition and wellbeing package
  • Access to our internal Learning and Development programme ‘Journey of a Lifetime’

Lifetime Training Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all colleagues to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be:

Subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS (where applicable), qualifications (where applicable), identity and right to work.

All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references and all offers of employment will be subject to those references. Lifetime Training Group is an equal opportunities employer and is Disability Confident accredited.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy for further information: https://lifetimetraining.co.uk/about-us/policies/safeguarding-policy/



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