Learning & Development Manager

£42,000 - £47,000 + Bonus & Bens
04 May 2021
About the job

Learning & Development Manager

£40,000 - £47,000 + Bonus & Benefits

West London / Middlesex with occasional travel

Fantastic Opportunity!

My client is a leading out of town retailer with a very exciting future with a Senior team breathing new life into this well established brand. With over 50 dedicated store teams across the country, a support centre filled with experts in their areas, they know that their teams are the foundation of their success. We are looking to recruit a Learning and Development Manager at a very exciting stage in within this businesses evolution.

Who we`re looking for

The right candidate will either be an experienced L & D Manager looking for a career change and believes they have what it takes to become a major talent within this high growth business. Personality is key, as is an articulate manner, good analytical skills, excellent coaching skills and are a real team player.

Responsibilities of the role

• Create a culture of continuous development and also monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of existing L&D programs.

• Lead on L&D strategy development and implementation, from learning needs analysis, planning, managing budgets, risks and resources.

 • Utilize available resources to organize, develop, and prioritize learning plans that align with organizational strategic priorities.

• Responsible for designing and implementing key learning and development programs at all levels across the organisation, primarily focused at our store staff.

 • Use digital tools to create flexible and innovative learning programmes.

• Pilot the development of management training programs for the Store Managers, Regional Managers and Heads of Departments.

• Responsible for managing the overall performance of new and ongoing development initiatives and training programs.

• Produce monthly and quarterly management information; conduct analysis and create insights to support the organisation in measuring progress and impacts of L&D activities and evolving learning needs.

• Responsible for the training budget and ensure the costs of planned programmes are within budgets.

• Design and administer skills gap assessments with employees to create individualized training plans needed to strengthen their existing skills or learn new ones.

• Develop and organise training manuals.

• Liaise with external training providers to design bespoke workshops as appropriate.

 • Responsible for the management of Training Team


This role is being handled by Venture Recruitment, a specialist retail & trade recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. Working in partnership with Venture Recruitment will mean working with experienced sector specialists committed to ensuring a first class service. We work with some of the UK’s biggest and most progressive retailers. Please call us to find out how we can support you with your next career move.

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