Learning and Development Advisor

Location
Taunton, Somerset
Salary
£25,324 pa plus excellent benefits (pro-rata if part-time)
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
Hours
Full Time

Hours: Full time / Part time / Flexible working

Contract: Fixed term for two years (with the possibility of permanent appointment)

We are looking for a Learning and Development Advisor to join our HR department and provide quality support to a wide variety of stakeholders.  

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your skills, as you can choose to complete an apprenticeship of your choice that will further your career objectives. Our apprenticeships may also be inclusive of a relevant professional qualification.

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is a great place in which to explore your career potential. We are recognised as global leaders, providing high quality marine geospatial data to seafaring industries and develop products that are used to navigate the waters safely. Our work is not only interesting but also makes a real difference across the world.

As Learning and Development Advisor, you will be required to co-ordinate all aspects of the training cycle from the assessment of learning needs, through to creation, delivery and evaluation. You will therefore not only be able to support design activities that truly meet the development needs of our staff, but also deliver topics in an engaging manner that maximises learning. 

The ability to advise, empower and build strong working relationships is an integral part of this role. Not only will this enable you to support performance management and the development of our employees, but also to successfully implement, as well as support change within the business. You will need to work collaboratively and flexibly to adapt to changing priorities and manage a complex, demanding workload.  

While our projects are career defining, the work/life balance that we can offer you is equally exceptional. From flexitime, flexible working and brand new offices that are designed to give our employees the best possible working environment, the opportunities open to you at UKHO are hard to beat. 

Application process

To access the full job information sheet and find out more about UKHO, we recommend you visit our website, by clicking the apply button.

To complete your application, you will need to send a CV and covering letter that details how you meet the below requirements. Your examples do not need to be work related. 

Experience

  • Experience of coordinating and implementing the full range of training cycle activities from needs analysis, design, engaging delivery of topic and evaluation.
  • Experience of delivering a quality service to a variety of stakeholders.

Technical

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Good understanding of change management and can successfully engage a variety of stakeholders in new initiatives. 
  • Can confidently use MS Office and quickly produce a range of documents, as well as reports. 
  • Can manage a complex workload in a fast paced environment and adapt to changing priorities. 

You will also be interviewed against the following criteria:

Behaviours (level 2)

  • Communicating and influencing.
  • Changing and improving.
  • Developing self and others.

Experience

  • Experience of coordinating and implementing the full range of training cycle activities from needs analysis, design, engaging delivery of topic and evaluation.

Technical

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Good understanding of change management and can successfully engage a variety of stakeholders in new initiatives. 
  • Engaging training delivery. 

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential to be successful for the post. You will be tested on this at interview.

Please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles for further information on Civil Service Behaviours, which will support you in demonstrating these criteria. 

Closing date for applications: 24 April 2019 at 12pm.

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