L&D Manager (Manufacturing / Engineering / Logistics / R&D)

Swindon, England
£50000 - £60000 per annum + car & excellent benefits
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Lee Krawczyk-Brown
Contract Type
Full Time

L&D Manager (Manufacturing / Engineering / Logistics / R&D)
Salary c. £55,000 (some flex) plus car & excellent benefits

Has your successful Learning and Development career been carved in manufacturing, R&D, logistics, engineering or retail organisations and you are looking for a role in a leading Brand with a strong global presence and an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and excellence?

If the answer to the above is yes, please read on!!

Henlee Resourcing is working in partnership with this innovative and pioneering global manufacturing business with a base near Swindon, to recruit a talented, resilient and forward thinking Learning and Development Manager on a permanent basis.

Working as part of the Employee and Organisational Development Team and managing / developing a team of 5, this is an opportunity to drive change and manage new projects to enhance the learning and development provision across the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading, coaching and developing a team of 5 direct reports
  • Engaging collaboratively with stakeholders to provide high quality, timely and audience appropriate development
  • Review current activities and recommend improvements to support the achievement of the strategic people plans
  • Helping Employees achieve their potential through the delivery of effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of individuals, teams and the business
  • Working collaboratively across the Employee and Organisational Development team to support the delivery of annual and mid-term business plans
  • Managing budget for areas of responsibility
  • Preparing and reporting data and management of Employee and Organisation Development quality management systems
  • Providing oversight of other functions' training to maintain standards and providing coaching where required

Team Responsibilities:

  • Managing the provision of a broad range of development activities including; personal development, mandatory and compliance training, e-learning content
  • Identifying, organising and delivering on-going and new learning requirements in line with business plan or ad-hoc requirements, and conducting effective evaluation
  • Coordination of e-learning, shop-floor (e.g. Toolbox talks), and classroom courses / workshops / directly or via others e.g. external providers, Team Leaders, Health and Safety Representatives
  • Developing and managing e-learning content, system utilisation and reporting
  • Proactively managing external suppliers, evaluating their performance against agreed measures and demonstrating return on investment
  • Maintaining systems and accurate training records, including expiration reports
  • Managing quality systems documentation and the supporting quality audits
  • Designing induction and as required delivering induction
  • Supporting other Employee and Organisational Development team members with activities e.g. school events, career fairs, apprenticeship activity
  • Managing the Team Leader Readiness Programme and similar future programmes in conjunction with the Leadership and Performance Manager
  • Management and updating of relevant policies e.g. study aid
  • Systems development and support to projects such as SAP development and new HR systems
  • Providing administrative support e.g. training event organisation, updating systems, Employee participation administration

Key Skills:

  • Experience managing a team and effective people management skills
  • Previous experience implementing change with a strategic approach
  • Demonstrable experience across the full learning and development cycle
  • Great communication skills that are engaging and confident
  • Experience in designing / delivering / managing blended learning programmes that encourage Employees to acquire new skills and knowledge covering all learning styles
  • A collaborative style and ability to build good working relationship with a variety of stakeholders
  • The experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • An understanding of the manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Ideally hold a CIPD qualification or can demonstrate a solid professional development record

What the Organisation wants from you:

  • No two days are the same and you will need to be able to react and change priorities at very little notice. The ability to self-manage your workload and have high level organisation skills is essential. Strong communication skills are a must as you will have exposure to all levels of the business

If you are looking for a highly challenging role in an extremely progressive Organisation and possess the above competencies / sector exposure, we are keen to hear from you.

Henlee Resourcing is a specialist full service human resources recruitment consultancy operating across the South West, M3 / M4 / M5 corridors.

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