Learning and Development Advisor

Newly created L&D Advisor
Blank canvas to create, deliver and embed the L&D Strategy
Responsible for the management of the L&D budget

Job Details

7th November 2023

This role is managed by:
Rosie Jenkins

or call our Hampshire office 01962 432001

Are you passionate about shaping the future of a well-established, family-owned business based in Basingstoke? Do you want to play a pivotal role in the creation, delivery, and embedding of a robust Learning & Development strategy? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
We are on the lookout for our first Learning and Development Advisor to join our dynamic team. This role is all about making a significant impact, enhancing our workforce’s skills and knowledge, and fostering a culture of continuous professional development.
Key Responsibilities:
As our Learning and Development Advisor, you will be at the forefront of our learning initiatives. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a strong presence and reputation across the business to promote a culture of continuous professional development.
  • Crafting and executing a Learning and Development strategy, identifying areas of need and providing creative, cost-effective solutions.
  • Collaborating with all areas of the business to determine learning requirements and offering appropriate solutions.
  • Implementing and maintaining a management development program, utilizing available resources and grants/funding.
  • Leading the implementation of the appraisal process, including training, ongoing development, and monitoring.
  • Identifying and implementing succession planning strategies.
  • Engaging in career development conversations across the business.
  • Creating and implementing a system for Career Ladders, including appropriate documentation and guidance.
  • Identifying and assessing CITB grant and funding opportunities, including the administration of claims.
  • Serving as the central point of contact for all Learning & Development inquiries.
  • Managing the booking and administration of ongoing statutory training requirements.
  • Utilizing innovative ideas to drive cost-effectiveness.
  • Providing coaching and support to line managers.
  • Delivering internal training modules as needed.
  • Assisting in the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of KPIs.
  • Supporting the development of the Apprenticeship and Graduate program, including the creation and maintenance of a mentoring scheme.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely reporting to the Senior Leadership Team as required.
  • Collaborating with the HR Team on creating appropriate performance development plans when needed.
  • Maintaining employee personnel files and other relevant documentation.

Skills and Qualifications:
To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Previous experience and a genuine passion for Learning & Development, ideally in a construction environment.
  • Proven experience in identifying training needs and creating training programs.
  • Experience in sourcing and assessing appropriate training providers.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships across the business.
  • Self-motivated with a good initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective decision-making skills using appropriate data analysis.
  • A solid understanding of HR legislation in a learning environment.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy levels.
  • The ability to identify and drive continuous improvement in the Learning & Development process.
  • Understanding of GDPR and its impact on the Learning & Development process.

Measured by / Key Results:
Your success as a Learning and Development Advisor will be measured by:

  • Your contribution to the delivery of the HR Strategy.
  • Effective utilization of the Learning & Development budget.
  • Your personal impact and embodiment of our company values.

If you’re ready to make a significant impact on our business, shape the future of our workforce, and drive continuous improvement, we invite you to join our team. Apply now and be part of a company that values your expertise and is committed to the growth and development of our team members.