Learning and Development Manager

Burnley, Lancashire
£40,000 per annum + generous benefits package
22 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
HR Jobs Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Learning and Development Manager
Salary: 40K FTE
Hours: We envisage that this is a full-time role however for the right candidate part time working could be facilitated

Location: Our Group Business Services are based in Burnley, longer term this role will require some regional travel. Currently this role will be a mixture of home and office working.

The Calico Group is a group of specialist companies and charities. Together we work with a shared purpose: to make a real difference to people’s lives. To do this, each part of the Calico Group has its own specialism and expertise. Together, we have established a track record across the North West for providing a complete community service that includes housing, healthcare, support, employability and construction.

What you will be doing

To meet the growing needs of our diverse and growing organisation, we are looking to appoint to the newly created role of Learning and Development Manager. This exciting and impactful role will be responsible for building a learning, development, and continuous improvement culture at Calico. The Learning and Development Manager will work closely with the Head of HR and Executive Director of Organisational Development. You will be responsible for developing our learning and development offer, so that as a Group we can harness our talent and upskill our people through professional programmes that are attractive, flexible and accessible. 

You will be responsible for assessing the skills and interventions we already have within the Group, then developing and delivering a new learning and development strategy to drive the business forward as well as leading on the day-to-day design, delivery and evaluation of interventions.

What you will need to be a success

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Learning and Development Manager, who has a track record in implementing initiatives, project management and a real passion for people. This is an autonomous role, and you will have flexibility and discretion to make the role your own.

What you will get in return

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.
  • Competitive salary
  • 36 days holidays (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
  • A commitment to employee wellbeing with a range of benefits and initiatives centred around your Health and Wellbeing.
  • Be part of a values led culture.
  • Join a unique and diverse group of companies with growth ambitions.

There are so many more benefits to working for the Calico Group, take a look at our company website for more information https://calico.org.uk

Ready to apply?If you think you have everything we are looking for then we would love to hear from you. Apply now by sending your CV and a covering letter to careers@calico.org.uk. In your covering letter please provide a clear and detailed explanation of your relevant skills, experience, and achievements relevant to the role, giving specific examples where possible. If you have any queries regarding the role or the application process, please email Katie Willan, Head of HR at kwillan@calico.org.uk . The assessment process will consist of an initial zoom screening interview followed by a face to face (where possible) interview and presentation/exercise. 

Closing date for applications Tuesday 9th March 2021 12pm

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