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Learning and Development Manager

Location: HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 40,000-45,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: HR Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 17
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-508884

REED HR are supporting an organisation in Horsham who are seeking an experienced L&D Manager to join their wider HR team.

Duties include...

  • Create and execute learning strategies and programmes.
  • Evaluate individual and organizational development needs.
  • Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g., Coaching, job-shadowing, online training)
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops, and other trainings.
  • Assess the success of development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities.
  • Help managers develop their team members through career pathing.
  • Track budgets and negotiate contracts.
  • Hire and manage training and L&D Specialists.
  • Creating training programmes that are aligned with the organisation’s objectives and having a strong understanding of what these are.
  • Acting as the go to within the business for anyone with questions or queries regarding training and development plans.
  • Working closely with various leaders across the organisation and having a full understanding of their units and training requirements.
  • Embracing different styles of training techniques, including e-learning, tutorial sessions or coaching.
  • Having an awareness of the allocated budget and an ability to find solutions to implement the required training.
  • Designing staple curriculums for all employees (i.e., values).
  • Assess both individual, departmental, and organisational learning and development needs.
  • Analyse key people data and liaise with senior management and HR to decipher wants from needs.
  • Manage training budgets and forecast current and future costs. Advise on the right course of action.
  • Curate learning content and assess relevant learning and development options.
  • Consider relevance of blended learning options such as coaching, mentoring, on-the job training, classroom training, e-learning, and simulation. Make recommendations to decision makers.
  • Deliver learning and development strategies.
  • Co-ordinate the logistics of training sessions.
  • Identify external training partners.
  • Evaluate success of learning interventions and report to senior management.
  • Keep abreast of latest learning and development products and approaches.
  • Update senior management and decision-makers on latest thinking.


  • Proven experience as an L&D Manager.
  • Degree level or equivalent qualifications, particularly in a relevant field of training management and development.
  • Experience in managing and developing a team.
  • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods.
  • Confident in both written and spoken communication with the ability to present to large audiences.
  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices.
  • Experience in project management and budgeting.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal.
  • Experience of building an effective L&D function in support of organisational goals and objectives

If this sounds of interest, please apply now with an up to date copy of your C.V

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