L&D Manager

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£75000 - £84000 per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Job Type
Learning & Development
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A brilliant opportunity for an experienced L&D professional has arisen with a global law firm. The Learning & Development Manager is a senior role in the global learning & talent structure, and sits on the leadership team, reporting to the Global Head.


  • Play a key role in developing people capability across EMEA/US and contributing to firm-wide talent and organisational development initiatives.
  • Responsible for a range of learning and development programmes, projects and services including business skills development for all levels from vacation clerks to partner and business services staff across the firm.
  • Think strategically but also pay close attention to detail to manage programmes and services across multiple levels in multiple geographies.
  • Supervise team members day to day, work closely and collaborate with colleagues based globally.
  • Facilitate face-to-face and online programmes and courses for clerks, trainees, associates, business services and adjacent services staff and partners
  • Contribute to the management of L&OD systems, policies and processes
  • Build and sustain productive relationships with business leaders and stakeholders to support the efficient and effective operation of the L&D function
  • Provide consultancy and advisory services to the business on L&OD matters
  • Identify and liaise with internal faculty/SMEs and external providers for L&OD activities and negotiate cost-effective services and fees as appropriate
  • One to one coaching as needed


  • Significant experience in learning programme design and delivery to wide audiences including programmes for senior stakeholders such as partners and directors.
  • Strong facilitation experience (both face to face and online)
  • Experience in building blended learning solutions and applying innovative thinking
  • Coaching knowledge, skills and experience
  • Adept at building rapport and building effective working relationships with people at different levels.
  • Able to effectively manage and support the development of team members
  • Degree qualified (and CIPD qualification relating to training or a higher adult education qualification highly regarded)
  • Professional services or corporate experience preferred
  • Qualified legal practitioner and legal experience ideal
  • Accreditation in psychometric assessment highly regarded
  • Experience running assessment centres for senior promotions


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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