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Senior Learning and Development Manager

NFP People
City of London, London (Hybrid)
Bolton, Greater Manchester
London, Greater London
£45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Job description

Senior Learning and Development Manager

This is an exciting time to join the People Team as you support the ambitious growth plans of organisation. We are looking for someone to oversee the award winning Talent Academy, which delivers a vast L&D curriculum for staff across the Network, providing technical, management and leadership support and development.

If you are passionate about the learning and development of all people, then apply today!

This is a permanent, hybrid working role.

Position: Senior Learning and Development Manager

Location: London or Bolton/hybrid (Hybrid working: two days a week in the Bolton or London offices combined with home-working and travel across our Youth Zone network as required)

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Agile working organisation with flexibility in working hours; 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days with length of service) plus bank holidays, birthday leave and annual leave purchase scheme (from day one of employment); company matched pension; company sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay; voluntary benefits with discounts on health and wellbeing, retail and leisure.

Closing Date: Monday 17 June, 5pm

Interviews: First stage, Tuesday 2 July online and second stage, Thursday 11 July in person.

About the Role

The Senior L&D Manager will drive the vision towards L&D becoming part of the every day, and not the once a year. You will work with Department Heads and Youth Zone CEO’s to support staff to be the best they can be, removing barriers and enabling them to be entrepreneurial and innovative. This is a role requiring rolling your sleeves up and delivering parts of the management curriculum, as well as taking a more strategic approach and guiding the Talent Academy Strategy for the long term, working closely with the Network of Youth Zones to define what that looks like. 

You will support the launch and smooth implementation of a brand new e-learning system for the Network, and manage the transition from engaging external providers to deliver Youth Work qualifications to becoming an accredited provider in its own right. This is an exciting role for an experienced L&D professional to lead a team (currently of 2) and support the strategic objectives.  

About You

With proven experience in L&D, Training, OD, or similar roles, you will have expertise in training design, development, delivery, and facilitation, as well as L&D systems. If this experience has been gained from organisations that service young people – even better!

You will also have experience of:

Managing multiple projects/programmes at any one time
Working for multi-site or geographically spread organisations
Developing creative and innovative learning solutions for a broad range of staff
Establishing and maintaining excellent internal and external stakeholder relationships
Being a hands on Team Leader

As a growing and ambitious charity, you will be offered responsibility, variety and the chance to work with a team wholly invested in providing young people the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

About the Organisation

A national charity that believes all young people should have the opportunity to discover their passion and their purpose that fund and build state-of-the-art, multimillion-pound youth centres called Youth Zones in the country’s most economically disadvantaged areas. The organisation trains the amazing people that run them and offers continuing support to Youth Zones nationwide through a national network of independent youth charities,

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from under-represented groups; in particular from Black, Asian, Mixed Race & other ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities.  Our dedicated Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Group, with support from the Senior Leadership Team, is actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion, ensuring a culture where everyone can be themselves and thrive.

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Posted on: 22 May 2024
Closed date: 19 June 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 5973
Tags: Human Resources, Training, Management