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Senior Learning and Development Manager

Added 21st May 2024

This is an exciting time to join the People Team as you support OnSide’s ambitious growth plans . We are looking for someone to oversee the award winning Talent Academy, which delivers a vast L&D curriculum for staff across the Network, providing technical, management and leadership support and development.

If you are passionate about the learning and development of all people, then apply today!

About the Senior Learning and Development Manager role

The Senior L&D Manager will drive the vision towards L&D becoming part of the every day, and not the once a year. You will work with Department Heads and Youth Zone CEO’s to support staff to be the best they can be, removing barriers and enabling them to be entrepreneurial and innovative. This is a role requiring rolling your sleeves up and delivering parts of the management curriculum, as well as taking a more strategic approach and guiding the Talent Academy Strategy for the long term, working closely with the Network of Youth Zones to define what that looks like.

You will support the launch and smooth implementation of a brand new e-learning system for the Network, and manage the transition from engaging external providers to deliver Youth Work qualifications to becoming an accredited provider in its own right. This is an exciting role for an experienced L&D professional to lead a team (currently of two) and support the strategic objectives.

About you

With proven experience in L&D, Training, OD, or similar roles, you will have expertise in training design, development, delivery, and facilitation, as well as L&D systems. If this experience has been gained from organisations that service young people – even better!

You will also have experience of:

  • Managing multiple projects/programmes at any one time
  • Working for multi-site or geographically spread organisations
  • Developing creative and innovative learning solutions for a broad range of staff
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Being a hands on Team Leader

As a growing and ambitious charity, you will be offered responsibility, variety and the chance to work with a team wholly invested in providing young people the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

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Salary £45,000 - £50,000 Contract Permanent. 37.5 hours per week Closing Date 17/06/2024 Location London or Bolton/hybrid (Hybrid working: two days a week in the Bolton or London offices combined with home-working and travel across our Youth Zone network as required) Apply today