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Head of L&D

Sector .
Location . West Yorkshire
Salary . £70k - 80k per year
Contract Type . Permanent
2021-03-24 00:00:00 2021-06-24 Distinct Recruitment Ltd

*Nottinghamshire Based*

Joining as Head of L&D in this growing retailer, you’ll be solely responsible for the entire Learning and Development Service for the organisation including apprenticeships, early careers and future talent. You’ll be leading a multifaceted team of learning specialists to develop and embed a progressive learning culture.

Sound exciting? please read on…

What you’ll be doing:

  • Partner with senior leadership to develop and drive the L&D strategy and ‘in year’plans and contribute more broadly to the people agenda
  • Lead the Group L&D team to provide a best in class learning offer to colleagues at all levels.
  • Accountable for the delivery of our “L&D Plan” in line with the Group’s core vision and values that are aligned to the wider HR people strategy 
  • Set up and embed all stages of the training lifecycle
  • Contribute to long term goals around people development, including performance and development planning, succession planning, early careers and apprenticeship programmes.
  • Plan and implement bespoke learning platforms and processes across the Group
  • End to end budget management
  • Ensure legal compliance is met in all learning interventions to ensure risks are minimised

What you’ll be:

  • First off, you’ll need high energy levels as this will be a fast-paced role
  • A senior L&D professional with proven experience in either FMCG, Retail or equivalent sectors
  • Proven experience in delivering and executing an L&D strategy
  • You will be managing a small team of L&D professionals; however, this is a “hands on” leadership role leading from the front.
  • Commercially astute, with the ability to provide pragmatic and creative solutions
  • The ability to develop strong relationships at board level – partnering closely with the business to identify and deliver innovative solutions.
  • Ambitious to progress, grow and develop the role within an expanding business.

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