Assistant Director HR (Learning and Development)

Salary Negotiable
10 Apr 2012
01 May 2012
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time

King's College London is one of the top 30 universities in the world (2011/12 QS World University Rankings), and the fourth oldest in England. A research-led university based in the heart of London, King's has nearly 23,500 students (of whom more than 9,000 are graduate students) from nearly 140 countries. It offers an intellectually rigorous environment supported by welcoming and caring traditions. King's is in the second phase of a £1 billion redevelopment programme, which is transforming its estate.

King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise for British universities, 23 departments were ranked in the top quartile of British universities; over half of our academic staff work in departments that are in the top 10 per cent in the UK in their field and can thus be classed as world leading. The College is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of nearly £450 million.

Supporting a population of almost 9,000 teaching and medical staff the HR team the HR team is entering an exciting period of change with a number of exciting process, systems and service developments. This is an opportunity to be involved from the outset and to make a real difference to the way the service is delivered.

This is a key role providing a high quality learning and development service to the College with particular emphasis on enhancing the leadership and management capability of the organisation. With responsibility for ensuring the Colleges core training programmes are delivered to users and emphasis is placed on using third party suppliers effectively.

You with have an MSC in Occupational Psychology and be a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with robust experience of developing and leading leadership and management development programmes in a similar size organisation. Programme and course design expertise along with blended learning delivery evidence is essential for this high profile role.

Further details and application packs are available on the College’s website at

Closing date for applications is 1 May 2012

Equality of opportunity is College policy