Learning & Development Manager
Doing the right thing is what we aim to do at Hodge. We are a financial services business focused on the retail savings, commercial lending and retirement markets. The Hodge Foundation, a charity supporting welfare, medical, academic and educational areas owns over 79% of our business. This drives us, knowing that by helping our customers to achieve their goals, we are also helping good causes that are important to us.
We have achieved significant growth over the last few years and have ambitious plans to expand further.
Job title: Learning & Development Manager
Salary: Competitive (dependent on experience) + benefits
We are looking for a highly motivated L&D professional to drive and support the learning agenda within Hodge group.
Working alongside the HR team, the successful candidate's remit will be to develop and execute a rolling L&D programme that will deliver quality training solutions which will further improve business capability, enhance employee engagement and develop talent, aligned to business objectives.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
- Work with the business to identify learning needs;
- Plan, create and deliver a range of bespoke business skills training, as well as coaching and mentoring as appropriate;
- Determine the L&D priorities and work with managers to agree a company-wide training roadmap;
- Recommend, implement and manage a blend of learning solutions, appropriate to the business needs;
- Coordinate the design, development and production of training materials, documents and manuals to ensure consistency and quality of content;
- Put in place robust evaluation systems to measure added value of training and its cost effectiveness.
This role requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will be articulate and confident in delivering training to groups at all levels, and comfortable working within a changing and fast-paced environment.
You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering creative, practical and compelling learning and development in a professional, customer-oriented business. Previous experience in financial services may be an advantage, but is not a requirement.
The preferred candidate will be of graduate calibre, preferably with (or currently studying towards) a relevant professional qualification e.g. CIPD or equivalent.