L&D Specialist - Commercial Skills Development

Oakleaf Partnership
London, England
£50000 - £60000 per annum + plus benefits
Closing date
8 Dec 2021
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Oakleaf is proud to be partnering with a global industry giant in their search for a Learning and Development Specialist to join their learning team. The role will support the learning and development of the commercial team which is customer facing. Candidates who have worked in commercial teams before or have a sales or call centre background are particularly welcome to apply.

Our client is currently going through an exciting change and transformation, moving away from their traditional business lines, and moving into sustainable and renewable energy production. This is being supported by the large People and Culture team which includes Learning and Development. There is a lot of opportunity within this business to grow and develop.

What you'll be able to do:

* Engage with Sales managers as a trusted advisor to fully understand their learning needs to steer and advise on the right learning activity. Including introducing and selecting new approaches and learning technology.
* Working across the business identify common areas where we need to develop new skills or up skill existing
* Lead a network / community of practice of sales leaders or representatives
* Handle relationships with external suppliers and consultants
* Operationalise the curation, design and maintenance of learning offers.
* In partnership with colleagues, develop the relevant learning matrix for each subject area.

Experiences you'll bring:

* Several years' experience in talent development - addressing employee & business capability needs building and deploying learning solutions; designing and delivering engaging ways of learning; supporting continuous improvement activity and organisational change.
* Experience of operating in an external facing environment gained in, for example, sales or customer service. Excellent performance consulting, relationship management and communication skills and a focus on delivering pragmatic learning solutions in response to business challenges.
* A passion for technology and helping customers achieve their goals and transitions to a low carbon world
* An ability to clearly link value to business results
* Experience of organisational change management and working in a matrixed organisation.
* Active partnering with other skills leaders and learning managers to ensure alignment, standardisation where applicable and quick identification of common needs across the business.

If this sound like an opportunity you would like to discuss in more detail please apply with your up to date CV.


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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