Learning Business Partner

£55,000 - £60,000
09 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has an outstanding opportunity for an Learning Business Partner  to work for a leading global professional services firm headquartered in the USA.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to bring creativity and proactivity to drive a new L&D strategy at the Firm. You will play a key role in collaborating with the HRD, Learning/HR Business Partners and the business leaders, to take joint responsibility for all aspects of the employee/partner ongoing learning experience.

You will have a global mindset, embrace technology and ensure a consistent high-level service delivery.  

 Skills and attributes for success 

  • Co-develop the L&D strategy
  • Understand business need, collaborate with the business to identify and agree learning needs and priorities aligned to business requirements and intelligence
  • Responsible for the evaluation of programmes (including ROI and continuous improvement), control of budgetary spend as agreed and manage and update all learning materials
  • Contribute to the selection and management of external suppliers, such as LMS, trainers and coaches
  • Drive content development, put technology on the learning agenda
  • Active use of data analytics
  • Facilitator, curator of knowledge and learning resources
  • Ability to present information using a variety of techniques such as face to face, online classroom, role-playing, simulation, group dynamics, team exercises, group discussions, videos, lectures and webinars
  • Identify and design new and different interventions, approaches and channels to enable effective learning and development across the business
  • Partner with the HRD, HR Business Partners and the Business Leaders to agree priority capability gaps and create bespoke solutions where applicable
  • Manage stakeholders effectively; demonstrate strong business partner skills and be responsible and/or accountable for all agreed deliverables
  • Monitor and evaluate business impact of all learning interventions/solutions, taking action as necessary
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • E-learning/training delivery

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Experience as a learning business partner or equivalent, working within the HR function, of a global professional services firm
  • Experience in the design, delivery and management of learning interventions
  • Excellent commercial knowledge & understanding
  • Experience in achieving buy-in from stakeholders at all levels
  • Managing learning suppliers
  • Stakeholder management and Leadership experience
  • Facilitation/coaching/mentoring
  • Proven implementation of blended learning, including the use of digital learning in a learning intervention
  • Performance and talent consulting/management
  • Planning and project management
  • Learning/management strategy
  • Confident in using/implementing digital learning solutions to transform Learning and Development
  • Digital thinker
  • Ability to leverage learning optimism
  • Confident in using/implementing digital learning solutions to transform Learning and Development
  • Infectious curiosity for finding new and creative solutions to business problems
  • Ability to support a rapidly changing business/consumer world with an ability to constantly learn, unlearn and re-learn as appropriate
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Relevant qualification (CIPD or similar)
  • MBTI/SDI or other psychometric accreditations preferable
  • German, French or Spanish fluency would be a bonus 

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