Michael Page Human Resources

Head of L&D, OD and Talent

Birmingham, England
£40000 - £44000 per annum
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
JN -122020-1732101
Rosanna Harris
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of L&D, OD and Talent position for 9-12 months for a Not-for-Profit based in Birmingham paying c. £39-44k.

Client Details

The client is a NFP organisation based near Birmingham


Fantastic opportunity to cover a period of maternity leave for 9-12 months as Head of L&D, OD and Talent. Reporting to the Director of People and OD, you will have full responsibility for OD function including the team of L&D advisors and trainers, OD partner and D&I specialist. You will provide day to day management, support and guidance to the team, support operationally if needed as well as working on key projects including embedding D&I into the organisation and working with an external supplier to deliver management development training.

The key responsibilities of this role;

  • Manage, coach and provide support and guidance to the L&D team
  • Work closely with an external provider to design and develop a management development programme to build talent pipelines and develop future talent
  • Ensure mandatory training and inductions are delivered on time
  • Work with HR colleagues to ensure the organisations culture and values are integrated into the Learning and Development offering
  • Keep up to date on L&D best practice and new trends
  • Undertake strategic projects as required


The successful candidate will;

  • Have a relevant qualification in either CIPD or coaching qualification
  • Have a proven track record in managing a small team and Learning and Development Professionals, providing day to day support and guidance, coaching and 121s
  • Be prepared to get stuck in operationally if needed
  • Have experience working on D&I strategy and embedding that into the organisation
  • Have strong project management and delivery skills

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate;

  • 9-12 month contract
  • £39-44k salary
  • Home working until at least Q2, ad hoc attendance in the office in Birmingham when required after that (Covid situation dependent)
  • Work for a fantastic Not-for-Profit organisation who really make a difference in peoples lives