Learning and Development Advisor

Job Type:
Job Sector:
HR, Training
West Midlands
£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�35k - 42k per year
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Learning and Development Advisor

Location: Birmingham, B3 2ES

Salary: �35,000 - �42,000 dependent on experience

About the company:

This is a fantastic time to join West Midlands Trains. We operate services in and around the West Midlands, now called West Midlands Railway (WMR) and services from the North West to London, now called London Northwestern Railway (LNR). As part of our commitment to improving the experience our passengers we are investing over �700m in new and refurbished trains making journey quicker and more comfortable.

Duties of the Learning and Development Advisor:

* Management and implementation of our new Leadership and ILM Management Development Programme.
* Embedding our new values and leadership framework into our core learning programme.
* Embedding the Abellio talent tool and succession planning process across WMT.
* Development and embedding of a High Potential Talent Programme and annual development centres to identify the best up-and-coming talent, plug future skills gaps and develop service leaders.
* Mapping of our core development programme to career pathways across the organisation.
* Development and promotion of career resources, support and guidance for WMT colleagues.
* Embedding mentoring and coaching process across WMT.
* Manage the implementation of a new electronic Performance Development Review (PDR) process.
* Support with external recognition and accreditation, such as IiP and HR Awards.
* Work with the communications and engagement team to identify core improvement work streams to increase employee engagement.

Requirements of the Learning and Development Advisor:

* HR qualification e.g. CIPD, Occ Psych or equivalent experience
* Significant experience of successfully project managing and developing new learning & development, leadership development and talent development programmes
* Significant experience of successfully influencing and managing external providers and suppliers, evaluating service provision and ensuring effective delivery of programmes, products and services
* Learning Needs Analysis experience
* Excellent verbal communication and influencing skills to deal with challenging stakeholders
* Customer focussed with the ability to manage a variety of stakeholder needs at all staff levels
* Facilitation skills and ability to present in an engaging manner
* Excellent research, analytical and written skills to produce reports, presentations, guidance, literature and policies
* Ability to manage a high and complex workload
* Excellent verbal communication and influencing skills to deal with challenging stakeholders
* Knowledge of the latest L&D trends, techniques and best practice
* Competent in Microsoft Office 365
* Experience of embedding values and competency frameworks into an organisation (Desirable)
* Experience of designing and running assessment and/or development centres using a range of assessment tools and exercises (Desirable)
* Coaching and Mentoring skills (Desirable)
* Digital skills to be able to manage content on a new social learning platform (Desirable)
* BPS Level A and B (Desirable)

Learning and Development Advisor Benefits:

* Competitive Salary
* Free travel on Abellio trains for you, your partner and your dependent children
* 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network
* Development opportunities to help further your career with West Midland Trains
* Contributory defined pension

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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