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Learning and Talent Manager

Birmingham City University
Joseph Priestley Building
£44,469 to £48,336 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Learning and Talent Manager

Organisational Development and Learning

Location: Joseph Priestley Building

Salary:   £44,469 to £48,336 per annum pro rata

Part time - Flexible (18.5 per week)

Post Type: Part Time

Release Date: 19 October 2023

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 27 November 2023

Reference: 082023-375-R


We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in a positive, dynamic HR Learning & Organisational Development team. People are at the heart of what we are and do.

This opportunity would really suit someone who strives to continually learn and is interested and passionate about developing staff at all levels in the education sector.  If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

You will help to shape, co-ordinate and deliver a professional learning offer aligned to the University Strategy and People and Culture Plan. You will have experience of working in a professional level learning and organisational development role with a proven ability to design and facilitate a wide range of learning and development interventions. You will be skilled in developing learning content, writing tender specifications and sourcing external providers delivering around the full learning and development life cycle.  You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be able to build effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels and exemplify a ‘can do’ attitude.


In return for your dedication and hard work, you can expect great ongoing personal and professional development plus the following main benefits:

  • Hybrid working – 1 day in the office per week with 1-2 days working from home (Flexible)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 40 days including bank holidays and Christmas/New Year closure
  • DC Pension Scheme, known as “BCU Support Services Retirement plan”
  • Sickness/absence entitlement
  • Library facilities on all campuses
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident
  • Travel card scheme
  • Car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car share scheme
  • Catering facilities


  • Shape, cordinate and deliver a professional learning offer aligned to the University Strategy and HR People and Culture Plan.
  • Facilitate, design, develop, and deliver learning and organisational development approaches that have a positive impact on workplace culture and behaviour.
  • Design and facilitate Leadership and Management Programmes and also run team development sessions and team away days
  • Take a lead role in developing quality accessible learning content.
  • Facilitate a range of learning topics to large, medium and smaller audiences using a range of different delivery methods.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders, senior leaders, managers, employees, committees, and groups across the university to deliver behaviour change.

Ideally you will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent (a degree in a related organisational development or behavioural science is more desirable)
  • Have a professional qualification relevant to learning and or organisational development  
  • Be a natural communicator and relationship builder with the ability to balance process and business need
  • Have a high level of IT literacy including experience and expertise in current learning and development technologies including e-learning, and learning management systems

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