Overview

Salary: Up to £40,000 (Dependant on relevant experience)

Leadership Development have the fantastic opportunity to join their team as a Senior Specialist. In the role you’ll support the development of our managers and leaders, strengthening the leadership pipeline and providing consultancy support to address leadership and management skills gaps.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Taking ownership and leading on the facilitation and direction of our emerging leaders programmes
  • Creation of high quality Leadership development material for blended learning platforms including our Learning Management System.
  • Provide L&D consultancy senior leaders and their teams to support the organisation in addressing priority leadership skill gaps not met by our core offering
  • Supporting line managers in creating effective development plans, sourcing  development solutions, utilising external suppliers including Mindtools, Future Learn e.g. for our senior Leaders
  • Supporting the Senior Talent Development Manager to envision and embed a lifelong learning culture across the organisation.
  • Identification and development of our high potential talent across the organisation
  • Coaching managers and leaders to support senior leadership development
  • Managing external supplier relationships
  • Managing the administration and ad-hoc queries received by the team

You will have a passion for developing people and have significant experience of:

  • The theory and practice of effective learning and development approaches, including 70-20-10
  • A range of leadership development approaches and models, including Coaching and Feedback
  • Current thinking on Lifelong learning, leadership development approaches and practice and Growth mindsets

To be successful in the role you’ll have a strong L&D appreciation and previously will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Coach individuals (a coaching qualification would be preferable but not essential)
  • Deliver impactful management and leadership events
  • Review and analyse the development needs of teams and individuals
  • Build relationships confidently and quickly
  • Positively influence/challenge others outside of your own team, including people in more senior roles
  • Communicate competently verbally and in writing
  • Analyse issues and create simple, effective solutions
  • Manage a very busy workload with sometimes changing priorities
  • Produce high quality, accurate documents in Power Point, Word and Excel
  • Be flexible, positive and enjoy working as part of a team

Location: Hybrid