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Interim Head of Learning & Development

Interim Head of Learning & Development

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    London, England

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    £400 - £600 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    8 months ago

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A major banking institution has an urgent requirement for an Interim Head of Learning and Development.

This is an initial 6-month interim role offering between £400-£600 p/d inside IR35. Offices in central London but offering predominantly home working.

Essential skills/ experience::

  • Develop strong relationships at ExCo level and partner with them to develop and drive the L&D strategy, strategic objectives and contribute more broadly to the people agenda
    * Be accountable for the delivery of our "L&D Plan" in line with the business' vision and values that are aligned to the wider people strategy and Business Objectives
    * Lead the L&D team to provide a best in class learning offer to colleagues at all levels
    * Lead and embed the design, delivery and evaluation of a wide range of innovative, blended learning programmes
    * Lead the growth and development of the MBU learning and development team in line with the business plans
    * Build and enhance knowledge, skills and capability across the team through ongoing professional development, an awareness of industry changes and an understanding of new digital learning practices
    * Embed and reinforce learning through T&C schemes and other interventions, deliver professional qualifications that provide enhanced capability and an AMAZEING customer experience
    * Contribute to long term goals around talent development, including performance and development planning, succession planning, early careers and apprenticeship programmes.
    * Embed Learning Systems and tools into processes and practices
    * How to lead teams, develop talent and capability, and inspire professionals to create innovative and game changing blended learning solutions; however, this is a "hands on" leadership role leading from the front.
    * How to best prioritise, operationalise resource and build operational resilience in a fast moving, flexible organisation
    * What high quality blending learning solutions look like to build competence in role, or broader capability
    * How to lead and manage the L&D work for large scale change initiatives and continuous improvement projects with experience of change management and agile project methodologies
  • An understanding of training and competence schemes in a regulatory environment and how to minimize risk.
    * Experience of gaining professional accreditation of in-house training
    * Quality and monitoring data analytics and evaluation - responsible for the quality of the interventions that are delivered and to track and monitor the success of that through data analytics and evaluation
    * Commercially astute, with the ability to provide pragmatic and creative solutions

This is an urgent requirement so if it is of interest please apply immediately and give me a call on 01483213311 to find out more.