Learning & Development Business Partner

Undisclosed Company
Berkshire, Reading
£30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2022

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A not-for-profit national UK organisation delivering employability solutions across a range of UK contracts through a blend of local frontline professional teams and looking for a Learning & Development Business Partner in Reading.

The Role:-

To design, deliver and facilitate the provision of high-quality learning and development interventions, specifically focusing on the management populations, operational performance and organisational development. The role will be home based, with some national travel as required.

Delivery Programme

The Restart scheme gives individuals who have been out of work for at least 12 months enhanced support to find jobs in their local area. The programme is designed to break down any employability barriers that could be holding them back from finding work.

Restart referrals will be made over a 3-year period and provides up to 12 months of tailored support for each participant. By working with employers, local government, and other partners we will deliver tailored support for individuals into gaining sustainable employment.

Key Responsibilities

Develop, implement, and execute learning strategies and interventions, by applying specialist knowledge and expertise in areas of team development, building capability, service redesign and organisational change

Contribute positively and effectively to the decision-making process within the business and ensure a positive and cohesive approach to training standards

Research, design and deliver bespoke learning solutions in a timely manner using a blended approach. Including digital and e-learning, webinars, video, virtual and classroom workshops, using a variety of complementary and alternative techniques, which are aligned with business objectives.

Embrace and develop different styles of training techniques, including e-learning, tutorial sessions and high-performance coaching to help drive operational performance

Deliver the Company's management development activity, induction and onboarding process

Promote the Learning & Development function to ensure our people are utilising all learning opportunities available

Create and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders, adopting a consultative approach to stakeholder management, partnering with them to assess learning requirements and providing advice on best practice solutions in their design

Contribute to the business Learning & Development budget planning process by managing costs for all learning interventions

Develop a flexible work ethos that can deliver within a fast-paced environment that is able to adapt to the sudden changes in demands of the Employability sector

Manage, interpret and utilise data in the Learning Management Systems to further enhance our learning provision

Manage and analyse training standards to ensure the delivery and quality of training is consistent and to a high standard


An experienced facilitator with the ability to coach, constructively challenge, and change behaviour within a formal and informal learning environment

Experience in the design and delivery of management and leadership development interventions for groups and individuals including formal training delivery, coaching, and mentoring support

A proven track record in creating development opportunities and coaching interventions which drive performance

Demonstrable experience in developing innovative solutions in line with broad performance objectives

Self-reliant and able to manage own workload with excellent organisational and planning skills

A core understanding of organisational development theory and techniques

Experience of using a range authoring tools i.e. Articulate and Adobe 360 to build eLearning solutions

Chartered Institute of Development (CIPD) Level 5 Learning & Development or equivalent

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