L&D Manager

City of London, England
£55000 - £65000 per annum
11 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Sarah Alexander
Contract Type
Full Time

A mid sized law firm with a truly exceptional HR team are looking for a Learning and Development Manager to join a team of three. Reporting to the Senior L&D Manager and supported by a PA, you will work on a broad range of learning and development initiatives across the firm, looking after the professional development needs of lawyers and Business Services teams.


  • Overseeing delivery of the firms flagship professional skills programmes for lawyers at all levels, from trainee to Partner.
  • Preparing joining instructions and training materials, and organising and following up on feedback.
  • Atending some sessions as observer and potentially co-facilitating
  • Taking the lead on coordinating and overseeing the delivery of the Trainee Induction Programme and Trainee Skills Programme
  • Contributing to current SQE transition project, liasing with internal and external stakeholders on the design of SQE preparation courses and any necessary changes to existing in-house trainee development arrangements.
  • Ascertain training needs and contribute to the development and design of additional professional skills programmes and modules for lawyers
  • Developing, delivering and coordinating skills training for the Business Services and Knowledge departments
  • Reviewing and evaluating feedback from all of L&D programmes and individual skills modules.
  • Take the lead on the design, development and maintenance of the L&D site on the Hub, the firm's intranet.
  • In collaboration with the Senior L&D Manager and the Tech team, and where appropriate, external digital comms agencies, help further develop the offering of online training (webinars, podcasts).
  • Building on excellent relationships within the firm, to promote the L&D team in its advisory role to the business.


  • Senior L&D advisory / management experience gained in a legal or professional services firm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working with stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Confident and capable of acting as an ambassador for the L&D team.
  • Proactive in, and open to, the development and use of new technology to improve the L&D offering.
  • Excellent attention to detail and use of grammar
  • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills, able to work independently and as a team player on a broad range of projects

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