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Advertiser: Polar Recruitment Services Ltd

Job Title: Head OF Learning & Talent Development
Rate:£50K to £70K Per Year    Benefits: + Bonus + Car +Pension etc.
Description: Head of Learning & Talent Development

Polar Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a prestigious international training and support services market leader for a Head of Learning & Talent Development to lead and deliver cross-sector learning and talent development strategies to meet business and HR strategic requirements.

The Head of Learning & Talent Development will build relationships and strategic partnerships with various stakeholders including Directors, senior business leaders and HR Business Partners to gain buy-in, whilst ensuring current innovations and industry benchmarking are considered, to drive the learning and talent strategy to support business growth plans and deliver employee attraction, engagement and retention through a positive employee experience.


* Embed divisional HR strategy through the deployment of a learning and development framework that supports business growth and delivers positive employee engagement through a standardised approach to learning and talent development.
* Define, deploy and drive an employee engagement programme to meet the requirements of all business units.
* Drive employee development programmes focussed on “soft skills” - management and leadership etc. - in accordance with business and HR strategic requirements.
* Deploy and manage a framework to identify, develop, attract, engage, deploy and retain key talent within the business.
* Deploy a divisional approach to performance management and succession planning in support of effective career management.
* Identify and implement a management and leadership coaching and mentoring methodology to support employee, management and leadership development within the business.
* Oversee delivery of L&D enabling capability - e.g. Learning Management Systems etc.
* Devise and deploy methodology to measure the value of learning and development activity
* Drive “future talent” agenda, through the management and delivery of graduate and apprentice recruitment and development programmes

Essential Skills & Experience

* Previous experience in a similar Head of Learning & Talent Development role, within a large, complex organisation.
* Member or Fellow CIPD qualified (MCIPD or FCIPD).
* Proven track record developing and implementing learning and talent development frameworks.
* Experience translating complex business requirements into learning and talent development needs.
* Extensive experience working at strategic level.
* Demonstrable track record of delivering successful employee engagement programmes.
* Knowledge of current learning and development and talent management techniques, methodologies and solutions.
* Understanding of the delivery of graduate and apprentice recruitment and development programmes.
* Line management experience.
* Full clean driving licence and willing to travel to other UK offices/sites as required.

The Head of Learning & Talent Development will be rewarded with an excellent salary and full benefits package including an Annual Bonus, Company Car, Generous Pension and more, allied to excellent career development opportunities.
Skills Required: CIPD, Learning & Development, L&D
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Asap     Duration: Permanent
Contact: Gary Crockford Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 02380 001179 Contact Fax:
Reference: PLRHOL&D/GC Added: 18-12-2017
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