L&D Business Partner - Coventry

Learning and Development Business Partner
Coventry, with regional travel

Salary c.£40,000 plus company car

Are you a Learning and Development specialist, able to offer true strategic partnering?

My client is seeking a Learning and Development Business Partner who can develop leadership skills within their managers and handle strategic L&D projects across the business. Based in Coventry, you will work closely with skilled colleagues in the L&D team and wider HR to create and implement an L&D programme which will can affect cultural change.

This is an exciting time to join a retail organisation going through a period of evolution and change; using L&D to align business functions and create a values based, but commercially astute, workforce. This is a strategic, partnering role with minimal hands-on training. Aligned to one business area, you will spend time out on site working with managers to identify training needs but also with senior stakeholders looking at bigger stategic projects focused around change and transition. This is a very fast paced, commercial environment within a large and complex organisation. Therefore, prior experience in an L&D Business Partner role is vital.


We are looking for an L&D Business Partner who:

Has a specialism in L&D and can show a clear understanding and work history in partnering with an organisation strategically (either as an L&D or HR Business Partner)
Has experience in large, complex/matrix organisations - c. 5000 employees or larger

Has experiecne in 'in-house' L&D roles - this will not be suitable for candidates solely with contracting/3rd party experience
Has used coaching techniques and facilitation to develop leadership capability
Is able to challenge senior stakeholders whilst maintaining excellent relationships and providing effective solutions
Has managed end to end projects
Understands ROI but works with an insight into non-monetary value add
Is flexible and open to travel. Whilst there isn't extensive travel in this role, you will be require to travel to sites across the UK

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