Learning And Development Advisor - Manchester

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
North West
County :
Greater Manchester
Town :
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND
Category :
Human Resources
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
IGWDLD0001_1501920186

Company description

My Client is one of the UK and Europe's leading Retail businesses, with locations across the UK.
They are continuing to consolidate their presence , taking market share from their rivals , and organically growing their UK and Europe presence..It will continue to pursue its market leading growth plans through the identification of new site developments in its existing markets supplemented by strategic acquisition opportunities across Europe.

Job description

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR SOUGHT BY DYNAMIC GLOBAL RETAILER

My Client is one of the UK and Europe's leading Retail businesses, with locations across the UK.
They are continuing to consolidate their presence , taking market share from their rivals , and organically growing their UK and Europe presence..It will continue to pursue its market leading growth plans through the identification of new site developments in its existing markets supplemented by strategic acquisition opportunities across Europe.

Overall Purpose of the Role;
Deliver effective support and assistance that facilitates core Learning and development activities and training priorities to be delivered; thereby strengthening performance and potential across the business.
There will be travel to their various locations in the North of England - so you must be able to drive.

The key elements are;

Support the Learning and Development Manager
Create and manage the Training Calendar
Performance Management and Succession Planning Projects
Co-ordination of Trackers and production of reports
Evaluation and reporting
Ad hoc Project work
Apprenticeships

THE PERSON
Knowledge & Experience

In a head-office environment, within a fast moving and busy department:

Essential

*Previous experience in a busy diverse HR or Learning and Development support role
*Fully organised training events, including venue, materials and delegate communication
*Has worked in an environment where there is a High volume workload
*Proven experience in gathering data from a variety of sources to create management reports and models using advanced Excel
*Provide support to line managers across the business, face to face or over the phone
*Experience of liaising with both internal and external stakeholders and Providers to resolve any issues
*Able to demonstrate examples of having to Juggle and prioritise duties

Desirable

*Experience gained within a multi site Retail, Leisure or Hospitality sector
*Created training calendars from line manager performance reviews and training needs analysis
*Has worked with regional training champs/buddies
*Understanding and working knowledge of Talent Management processes
Skills
*Attention to detail: Focused on the accuracy and quality of work through to completion.
*Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate at all levels
*Planned and organised: Establishes a clear list of tasks; prioritising and scheduling activities in order to maximise the use of time and meet deadlines
*IT literacy
oExcel; able to collate and present data using Advanced Excel
oPowerPoint; able to create presentations
oWord; high level of ability
Personal behaviours

*Works well under pressure:Keeps control of workload and effectively manages demands
*Adaptability: Able to adjust to changing circumstances or demands. Able to manage multiple tasks in line with the needs of the business
*Initiative: Takes action of one's own accord if it is required, beyond what was asked if necessary; able to achieve results without constant instruction
*Self-Motivation: Takes pride in their own performance and the quality of work they produce
*Continuous improvement: Always looking for a better way of doing things
*Ownership: Takes personal responsibility and initiative to get the job done to a high standard.
*Teamwork: Works well with others in the pursuit of shared objectives; readily shares information and uses team members' strengths to achieve objectives


Qualifications
Although CIPD Graduate membership is not essential, CIPD Graduate calibre is desirable





If this exciting opportunity is right for your skills then please submit your CV via the link below , or call Ian Gerstein on 0207 400 6071 for more information.



Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Profile

Essential

*Previous experience in a busy diverse HR or Learning and Development support role
*Fully organised training events, including venue, materials and delegate communication
*Has worked in an environment where there is a High volume workload
*Proven experience in gathering data from a variety of sources to create management reports and models using advanced Excel
*Provide support to line managers across the business, face to face or over the phone
*Experience of liaising with both internal and external stakeholders and Providers to resolve any issues
*Able to demonstrate examples of having to Juggle and prioritise duties

Desirable

*Experience gained within a multi site Retail, Leisure or Hospitality sector
*Created training calendars from line manager performance reviews and training needs analysis
*Has worked with regional training champs/buddies
*Understanding and working knowledge of Talent Management processes
Skills
*Attention to detail: Focused on the accuracy and quality of work through to completion.
*Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate at all levels
*Planned and organised: Establishes a clear list of tasks; prioritising and scheduling activities in order to maximise the use of time and meet deadlines
*IT literacy
oExcel; able to collate and present data using Advanced Excel
oPowerPoint; able to create presentations
oWord; high level of ability
Personal behaviours

*Works well under pressure:Keeps control of workload and effectively manages demands
*Adaptability: Able to adjust to changing circumstances or demands. Able to manage multiple tasks in line with the needs of the business
*Initiative: Takes action of one's own accord if it is required, beyond what was asked if necessary; able to achieve results without constant instruction
*Self-Motivation: Takes pride in their own performance and the quality of work they produce
*Continuous improvement: Always looking for a better way of doing things
*Ownership: Takes personal responsibility and initiative to get the job done to a high standard.
*Teamwork: Works well with others in the pursuit of shared objectives; readily shares information and uses team members' strengths to achieve objectives


Qualifications
Although CIPD Graduate membership is not essential, CIPD Graduate calibre is desirable