Learning Manager

Haymarket Media Group
Twickenham, London (Greater)
Up to £50K
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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The Business

Haymarket is a successful international specialist media company.  We have over 60 market-leading brands in the consumer and B2B markets across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany, connecting people and communities across digital, print, festivals, awards, conferences, and exhibitions. 

The Role

The primary focus of the role is to ensure the ongoing development of our people, equipping them with the skills and knowledge required for the current and future success of the business. Working closely with the HR team and subject matter experts from within the business to anticipate future needs and design and deliver appropriate interventions accordingly.

  • Leading our efforts to transform the way our people learn through digital learning and other learning activities, ensuring accountability is on the individual and encouraged by their manager (Academies, manager forums, digital cafes, pushing My Knowledge and LinkedIn Learning etc.). Content curator, delivering engaging and impactful experiences.
  • Supporting the global HR teams with their learning experiences (such as implementing My Knowledge, LinkedIn Learning, curating and sharing the best content across Haymarket), ensuring any global focus is reflected locally
  • Enable our people to collaborate and learn fast through internal knowledge sharing (including expert series, peer to peer interviews, global teams joining meetings, etc.)
  • Increase the effectiveness of our face to face learning with digital toolkits to support learning at the point of need, as well as develop digital resources that drive cultural behaviour change through regular ‘nudges’ and engaging content.
  • Support employee wellbeing, through regular management and employee training and communications
  • Working closely with the Head of HR to develop the management and leadership skills required to drive the business forward: designing and facilitating courses on leading change effectively, leading diverse teams, managing remote teams etc
  • Implementation and management of a coaching programme to create a coaching network within Haymarket
  • Management of the mentoring programme
  • Utilising our apprenticeship levy to recruit diverse talent through our apprenticeship programme, as well as up-skilling our current employees with the key skills to the changing environment
  • Champion DEI through everything we implement, ensuring learning and development initiatives are accessible to all and educate our managers and employees around DEI
  • Providing meaningful learning metrics to relevant stakeholders across the global business
  • Management of a full-time learning Coordinator

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will need to have the following:

  • the ability to think creatively
  • proven experience of managing the delivery of high-quality digital and blended learning solutions utilising specialist learning management systems and online tools
  • the skill to create effective partnerships with key stakeholders
  • experience of designing and facilitating leadership training
  • excellent communication and organisational skill
  • The ability to curate meaningful learning pathways and build learning academies


We are Haymarket

We’re hard-wired to produce remarkable content for our audiences, with over 16,000 companies around the globe turning to us to help their businesses grow. Join us and you will work on market-leading brands to help create powerful and lasting relationships that deliver real results, all while developing your own career. 

Our conveniently located Twickenham HQ is home to around 600 employees with a vast array of careers from journalism, video, marketing, sales, and events to technology, digital development, and product management.

As well as being the home of English rugby, Twickenham has the benefit of being less than 30 minutes from central London but also enjoying its riverside location, proximity to Richmond Park, and a buzzing social scene.

With flexible hours, great brands, and a modern open plan environment, we attract great people. There’s time for you to get involved in our extra-curricular activities too; from volunteering with our charity partners, going for a lunchtime riverside run, cycling around Richmond Park or after-work fun!

Our team culture is friendly, vibrant and sociable. We nurture, support and reward our talent. We offer a market-leading benefits programme, tailored to individual needs and preferences. The range of benefits are vast and include a generous pension plan, life assurance, up to 30 days holiday and a fabulous income protection policy. 

Our benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training and career development programme
  • 25 days holiday per year excluding bank holidays (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Flexible working schedule (core hours from 11-3)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Regular individual and team rewards and incentives for outstanding performance 

We want to support our people to balance their personal and professional lives and we believe our range of benefits encourages this. We feel that nothing beats face-time with our colleagues and we’ve therefore adopted a blended working model where full-time employees can expect to spend 3 days of their week in the office and the other 2 working at a location of their choice. 

As a global business operating in diverse markets, Haymarket is inherently multicultural.  Globally we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining talent who reflect the communities we serve.   We equally recognise our broader responsibility to society as a whole. We will use our power and influence to drive diversity, equity and inclusion within our markets. 

As such, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all candidates are given the same opportunity to succeed regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age or disability.  

If you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to fully participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruitment@haymarket.com.

Come and join us and see for yourself how Haymarket is a rewarding and exciting place to work.

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