L&D Programme Manager – Leadership & Commercial

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Birdcage Walk, London (hybrid home based with work in the central London Office)
Salary of circa £47,000 depending on experience
Closing date
20 Oct 2022

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L&D Programme Manager – Leadership & Commercial
Birdcage Walk, London (hybrid home based with work in the central London Office)

About Us

With over 112,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

If you are looking for an opportunity to represent the Institution, supporting individuals in industry and academia in their quest to develop, then this role could be of interest to you.

We are currently looking for a L&D Programme Manager, to join us on a permanent, full-time basis. 

The Role

As the L&D Programme Manager, you will take charge of a portfolio of L&D programmes across Leadership and Management, Personal Development, Business and Commercial, and Project Management.

Seeking to increase revenue from your portfolio, you will focus on product innovation, selection and quality assurance of the trainer pool and maximising commercial potential.

Monitoring our course and programme P&Ls, you will assess opportunities to improve commercial revenue, mitigate expenditure and support the Sales and Marketing Team with producing agreed margins and achieving targets.

Using insight from market trends, you will develop new products and manage course content to increase revenue within your portfolio.

Additionally, you will:

- Write business cases and record IPR for new products.
- Manage existing suppliers to deliver high-quality training across portfolios
- Ensure consistency of the IMechE brand
- Provide project management support to large customer projects

About You

To be considered as the L&D Programme Manager, you will need:

- Proven experience of working within a learning and development or events environment
- Proven experience of working in line management positions with a commercial mindset
- A track record of delivering financial success in a commercial role
- A passion for L&D and an interest in contemporary leadership and management thinking
- Strong communication and influencing skills
- Excellent project management skills
- Proficiency in MS Office

This role will require you to travel and be away from home, within the UK and abroad, on an occasional basis.

The post-holder will be expected to take responsibility for their self-development which will include attending training in all forms of delivery

The Benefits

- Salary of circa £47,000 depending on experience
- Company car or car allowance
- A minimum of 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your birthday
- Continuous training and career development
- Benefits including a stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover
- Flexible working
- Annual learning at work day
- Free membership of the Institution and Professional Membership subscription for employees

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Learning and Development professional with a commercial mindset, looking to join our sector leading organisation.

This is a rare chance to oversee L&D at a programmatic scale, where your insight, commercial acumen and leadership skills will be rewarded as you contribute to the forward progression of our organisation and its services.

So, if you have been looking to join an internationally recognised institution, that has championed professional development across the industry, we can offer you a highly engaging and rewarding environment in which to flourish.

We are Investor in People accredited Gold, which reflects our organisation’s commitment to our people. We believe that our employees are integral to what makes our organisation great, which is why we reward their efforts and achievements and are committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one.

Please note, the closing date for applications is 23rd October 2022.

Other organisations might call this position Learning and Development Manager, Learning & Development Programme Co-ordinator, L&D Project Manager, L&D Manager, Personnel Development Manager, or Leadership Development Programme Manager.

Webrecruit and Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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