Leadership Development Manager

My client, a highly successful automotive retail business with a national network of over 70 locations now has a fantastic opportunity for a talented Leadership Development specialist to join them on a permanent basis.

As Leadership Development Manager, you'll be dedicated to supporting the best talent across a business that puts people at the core of its strategy. Reporting to the HR Director and working alongside the wider Learning & Development team, you'll set and implement the strategy for Leadership Development across the business, creating and delivering various development programmes and training, and acting as coach and mentor for management teams.

With a great track record of promoting from within, this business is built on strong core values where high levels of integrity, passion for the job and ownership of customers' needs are paramount. As Leadership Development Manager you'll be a champion of these values, whilst bringing your own strong desire to succeed, outstanding communication and influencing skills and proven track record of success in a similar Leadership Development specialist role.

To be considered you will also need:

  • To be qualified to CIPD, CTP standard

  • A proven track record in delivering management development strategies in a commercial and fast paced environment, ideally within retail or a similar multi-site and highly customer centric environment

  • Strong creative problem solving abilities

  • Excellent leadership skills, a high degree of personal credibility and strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail

  • To be a self-starter with the ability to work equally well on your own initiative and within a team

Please note this is a field based role, supporting leaders in multiple sites across the UK and will require frequent and extensive national travel with occasional overnight stays. In addition to a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, this role offers a fully expensed company car (including personal and business mileage).

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