Hybrid with occasional travel to office (Gloucester, Cirencester and Oxford)

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Learning and Development Business Partner

Full time/ Permanent

Circa £35,000

Hybrid working model

Offices in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and Oxford

Four Squared Recruitment are recruiting for a services business looking to expand their HR team and recruit a Learning and Development Business Partner to join them on a full time permanent basis.

The purpose of the L&D Business Partner is to work closely with the HR Team and clients to deliver their people plans. This role is responsible for leading future Learning and Development activities, working with managers to identify the potential and overall contribution of colleagues.

Key responsibilities –

  • Work with the Head of HR and Learning and Development Manager to ensure that all L&D activities are aligned to the people strategy
  • Work with Head of HR to manage and develop our development programmes
  • Manage and develop our ‘Next Generation’ programme which consists of Apprenticeships, Internships and Graduates
  • Work with the Senior Leadership team to ensure that there is a consistent approach to all Learning and Development activities, understanding where collaboration can occur to succeed
  • Work with the HR Team to provide advice and guidance on Learning and Development opportunities
  • Contract Management of training providers to ensure all soft skills training providing the required value to the business and its clients

General Accountabilities  –

  • Working to add value to, and be a valued member of the team, and to be valued by customers
  • The post holder is responsible to maintain a safe working environment and ensure as reasonably practicable that safe working practices are adopted by employees within this work environment
  • Work in compliance with the Codes of Conduct, Regulations and policies of the business
  • Exercise proper and absolute integrity in respect of all confidential matters and the confidentiality of personal and sensitive information

Essential Requirements –

  • Significant experience of working in a relevant role e.g. L&D or HR-related role with a focus on people development
  • Worked in a project based environment with multiple priorities
  • Experience of managing multiple senior stakeholders and presenting ideas and initiatives

Desirable Requirements –

  • Level 3/5 CIPD in Learning and Development or equivalent
  • Qualified to use one or more psychometric tools e.g. MBTI
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring or group facilitation

Company Benefits –

  • Agile working allowing a mix of home and office working
  • 26 days paid annual leave (pro rata if you are working part time) plus bank holidays and an extra two volunteering days off a year for you to support a charity of your choice
  • Health cash plan giving you cash back on health, dental and eye care
  • Pension scheme with a good employer contribution of 5% of your earnings
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7, providing positive, preventative and supportive advice and counselling to deal with everyday events and issues
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car lease scheme with huge tax and NI savings to be made on electric cars
  • Access to digital financial advice (covering your pension scheme, mortgages and other finances)
  • Generous sickness cover above statutory entitlements
  • Additional income protection, covering 50% of your salary for potentially a further five years if you are unable to work due to sickness or injury
  • Life assurance, currently four times your annual salary

For more information on this fantastic role please get in touch with Hannah Miller on 07398 030 022 or email [email protected]

four squared recruitment
Oakmoore Court
Kingswood Road
Hampton Lovett

Main – 01905 783 352