Farringdon, Greater London (Hybrid)
£46,750 - £55,000
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The job of a Save the Children's UK Senior Learning Partner – Learning & Transformation is highly visible and integral.

  • Do you have extensive knowledge and practice of learning and development all levels of an organisation?
  • Do you have a good understanding of latest thinking in learning and development?
  • Do you have a strong understanding and demonstrable experience of integrating D&I in learning interventions
  • Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive but thrives and can go on to change the world – and of inspiring and leading others to do the same?

If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!

Note:

To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels whilst maintaining a positive candidate experience. Unfortunately once a  vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications.

About Us

Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach.

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the Director of Organisational Development (OD), you will be responsible for providing learning advice and support and implementing multiple learning interventions across the organisation in line with our desired culture and strategic ambitions.

You will work at other levels of the organisation as relevant and effectively collaborate with all colleagues across the People team.   You will also work closely and ensure cross learning as a Senior Learning Partner team and will contribute to the delivery of elements of the People strategy and business as usual.  

This role is a highly visible role that is integral to the successful transformation to our People Team of the Future and will work with the OD team in leading the overall transition to the Organisation of the Future.

As a rights-based organisation, we are committed to anti-racism and actively opposed systemic oppression of any form. You will support our commitment to celebrate diversity, challenge inequality, and build an inclusive environment for every one of our employees so we can better represent the children we protect.

Main Accountabilities

The Senior Learning Partner's key duties will be to:

  • Lead the provision of a comprehensive, impactful, accessible and inclusive learning offer, resources and communications – for example supporting the transition to hybrid working and team effectiveness
  • In the role of the SCUK learning expert, manage the network of other internal development / training providers to ensure all learning outputs meet the needs of the organisation
  • Co-development and facilitation of development programmes, including leadership development programmes. Facilitate and support people managers' learning through the design and communication of resources, facilitation of peer spaces, etc as relevant
  • Lead the SCUK internal coaching, mentoring and buddying networks, resources for the provision of coaching, mentoring, career development as well as other learning interventions, e.g. connected to Hybrid working and the wider HR change agenda
  • Lead the co-creation and facilitation of development programmes to support the employee life-cycle from induction through to personal and career development
  • Monitoring and evaluating what we deliver to ensure the quality of learning and return on investment

Person Profile

You will have knowledge and experience in all of the areas below:

  • Extensive knowledge and practice of learning and development all levels of an organisation (team and individual level learning interventions)
  • Experience and knowledge in the areas of leadership development and coaching
  • Good understanding of latest thinking in learning and development
  • Experience and knowledge of Organisation Development, ideally with some practical OD experience
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of integrating D&I in learning interventions
  • A track record in delivering agreed outcomes, following agile principles, and simultaneously managing multiple projects/initiatives

You will have abilities in all of the areas below:

  • Role modelling SCUK values and workplace behaviours
  • Demonstrable ability to partner with others/collaborate at all levels of an organisation, and to operate effectively as part of a senior leadership/management team and a change team
  • An experienced senior leader with high levels of learning agility and flexibility, who can demonstrate adaptability and excellent self and interpersonal awareness and resilience

You will show visible commitment to all of the areas below:

  • The principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
  • Save the Children UK's aims and core values of accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity, and integrity

Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.

Remote Working:

The majority of SCUK employees are currently working remotely within the UK in line with UK Government guidance. Commencing July 2021 we will transition to flexible and hybrid ways of working (i.e. a mixture of remote/home and office-based working) as social distancing restrictions ease.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options at interview.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 

Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. 

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Refreshed on: 15 July 2022
Closed date: 30 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Human Resources, Management