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HR Services Process Improvement Lead   £38,000 - £42,000 + benefits   |   Taunton

Ref: TM22-1265
Location: Taunton
Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Services Process Improvement Lead

About the role
As part of the HR/People Services team, you will be responsible for the coordination and administration of a wide range of activities and projects. With a solution driven focus, ensuring processes are appropriate whilst proactively seeking opportunities to improve them through constant analysis, review and utilising technology to provide a more efficient way of working.

Reporting to and working with the People Services Manager, this role will have a wide remit including:

People Services Administration
The HR/People Services Administration team manage the employee life cycle and business as usual, from advertising jobs, through to processing leavers as well as managing adhoc queries via the People Services management system.

As the People Services Coordinator, you will support the team to process queries and action tasks in an effective, accurate and timely fashion. You’ll be the first point of contact for the team’s queries and focus on improving accuracy in order to provide an excellent standard of support to the wider business. You’ll ensure a proactive response is given to internal and external customers and embed a “right first-time” culture.

HR Systems and Reporting
You will actively seek further development and maintenance of our existing systems, provide management data and workload metrics for reporting, and drive performance and accountability of the team. This role will also be responsible for ensuring that payroll is managed accurately and delivered within the deadlines through an outsourced partner, providing support as required.

What are we looking for?

  • CIPD Level 5 or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience of using HR Systems. In particular, previous experience with D365, Success Factors and Fresh works would be advantageous.
  • Experience of building, maintaining and developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of HR best practice, payroll and employment legislation, process compliance and data protection.
  • Previously worked in an HR role, providing advice and guidance to employees and managers
  • Commercially focused and service driven while balancing a genuine desire to enhance the employee experience.
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities in a calm and confident manner
  • Experience of working in a team leader or supervisory role.

For more information about this genuinely exciting opportunity, please get in touch at your earliest opportunity.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Early Careers and Talent Specialist   to £44,000 + good benefits   |   North Somerset

Ref: LM22-1264
Location: North Somerset
Salary: to £44,000 + good benefits
Type: Permanent

Our client, a well-respected manufacturer based in North Somerset is looking for an Early Careers and Talent specialist to join their team.

This is an exciting role where you will support current graduates and apprentices whilst building the vision for more graduates and apprentices in the future.

You will recruit and select the best talent, and with the support of managers, provide world class learning and development opportunities for people to flourish. Work closely with the learning and development specialist you will be the main liaison with any external training provider.

As well as having great communication skills, you will have an excellent working knowledge and experience of the Apprentice Levy and understanding of the education system and knowledge routes.

Main Responsibilities include

• Create, own and implement an efficient early careers talent strategy.
• Plan, manage and review the emerging talent development strategy
• Drive a consistent and exemplary candidate experience, covering the full candidate lifecycle (attraction, recruitment, onboarding and retention) across all of the early career programmes
• In combination with the learning and development specialist develop effective strategies for identifying skills gaps within the workforce, developing solutions and strategies to address these.
• Work with the learning and development specialist to provide advice and guidance to managers on emerging talent development options.
• Lead assessment centres and other recruitment initiatives
• Manage and deliver reports and data when required, and using this data to inform decision making and future plans
• Liaise with training providers to attend employee performance reviews in conjuction with line managers.
• Collaborate with marketing communications and the HR Manager to develop creative ways to increase the company brand and profile in the talent marketplace.
• Oversight of our outreach and partnership plans for appropriate colleges and universities at both undergraduate and graduate level. Support line managers in their role with this.
• Acting as liaison for outreach with industry organisations. Attend employer panels for Get my First Job, job fairs etc.
• Working closely with managers to ensure that learners are studying suitable qualifications in line with current operational requirements and strategy.

Person Specification

• Extensive experience in managing Early Career programmes, with particular focus on Graduates and Apprentices.
• Experience of identifying and working with external providers
• Contracts management with regular reviews of our training providers
• Managing budgets
• Internal and external audit experience
• Experience of working in learning and development
• CIPD or learning and development degree, engineering degree (desirable)

This is a great opportunity to shape the vision of this role as the organisation continues to grow.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Louise McMilan or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Interim Head of HR & TA (c12m)   £70,000 - £75,000 + excellent benefits   |   London

Ref: TM22-1263
Location: London
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 + excellent benefits
Type: Interim (c12m)

Interim Head of HR & TA (c12m)

This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and commercial Interim with an excellent background in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition to work with a fast paced, leading edge, rapidly growing (scaling up) technology business. The company can already boast an impressive list of clients and has an ambitious plan to grow.

Supporting a diverse workforce across 3 continents we are looking for an Interim HR and TA Leader with a mix of operational and strategic HR and recruitment/resourcing experience.

This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and will suit a fast paced, solutions oriented individual who can communicate effectively both locally and internationally, at all levels. Someone with experience of a multi-site SaaS (or similar) environment would be very well suited.

Role Profile

You will be responsible for designing and implementing the HR & Recruitment strategy that supports the timely and successful delivery of the Human Resources agenda and the end-to-end recruitment process across key business areas.

Working with the CEO we are looking for someone who exemplifies a consultative, focused approach to scope, influence, define, customise and implement HR solutions.

This role focuses on supporting the reputation of the business as an employer by driving momentum across several strategic HR & talent acquisition initiatives such as raising awareness of employer branding, social media activity, improving ways of working, tailoring recruitment activity, and embedding behaviours within the business.

You will have overall responsibility for determining, managing, and fulfilling all current and future resourcing requirements whilst identifying opportunities to reduce costs and improve processes and provide robust data to support future key business decisions.

Overseeing all resourcing and onboarding activities this role should continually identify improvement opportunities to facilitate an outstanding experience is received by both internal and external stakeholders and candidates on all occasions.

Skills and Experience

  • The ability to think strategically and translate strategies into effective delivery models and plans
  • Strong project management experience to maximise success and delivery of initiatives, flexing approach to the deliverables.
  • Experience of supporting a rapidly growing start-up and of recruiting for a diverse business
  • Comfortable with figures and collecting, analysing and interpreting data
  • Solid senior level stakeholder engagement and relationship building experience

For more information about this genuinely exciting opportunity please get in touch at your earliest opportunity.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR Business Partner   £45,000 - £50,000 + car allowance and benefits   |   Somerset

Ref: TM22-1259P
Location: Somerset
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + car allowance and benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partner

A new role has arisen for an experienced HR Business Partner to support one of our clients going through a significant period of change. Based in and around the West Country our client, a leading provider in the Care industry, is embarking on a programme of restructuring and harmonisation following new investment.

Amongst other things you’ll oversee recruitment, training and development, employee relations along with the day-to-day HR support. This role will be busy, interesting and provides opportunity for you to make your mark with the support of the wider People and Culture Team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and commercial HR Business Partner who’s looking to work with a fast paced, leading edge businesses.

This role will suit a fast paced, solutions oriented individual who can communicate effectively at all levels. It is expected that there will be some travel to sites locally, the successful individual will be able to manage their own diary to incorporate some hybrid working.

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who can start immediately and evidence the following;

  • Strong Employee Relations experience
  • Experience of owning HR activities
  • Experience of coaching managers on people processes and developing the tools and training necessary to embed this
  • Resilient and persistent, not afraid to have challenging conversations
  • Up to date Knowledge of employment law
  • Strong IT skills, particularly excel
  • Experience of managing, engaging stakeholders and driving forward HR projects.
  • Able to flex your approach to adapt to the needs of an evolving, growing and changing environment
  • Being proactive with excellent problem solving skills.
  • No airs and graces, willing to muck in and get on with whatever needs doing.
  • Able to plan and organise workloads effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Good judgement; confident, persuasive, approachable and dependable.

This role will suit a commercially astute, Business Partner/Manager who wants to make a difference within an ambitious business within a fun, dynamic, fast paced culture.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Interim HR Business Partner (min 12m)   £45,000 - £50,000 + car allowance and benefits   |   Somerset

Ref: TM22-1259
Location: Somerset
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + car allowance and benefits
Type: Interim (min 12 months)

Interim HR Business Partner (min 12m)

A new role has arisen for an experienced Interim HR Business Partner to support one of our clients going through a significant period of change. Based in and around the West Country our client, a leading provider in the Care industry, is embarking on a programme of restructuring and harmonisation following new investment.

Amongst other things you’ll oversee recruitment, training and development, employee relations along with the day-to-day HR support. This role will be busy, interesting and provides opportunity for you to make your mark with the support of the wider People and Culture Team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and commercial Interim HR Business Partner who’s looking to work with a fast paced, leading edge businesses.

This role will suit a fast paced, solutions oriented individual who can communicate effectively at all levels. It is expected that there will be some travel to sites locally, the successful individual will be able to manage their own diary to incorporate some hybrid working.

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who can start immediately and evidence the following,

  • • Strong Employee Relations experience
  • Experience of owning HR activities
  • Experience of coaching managers on people processes and developing the tools and training necessary to embed this
  • Resilient and persistent, not afraid to have challenging conversations
  • Up to date Knowledge of employment law
  • Strong IT skills, particularly excel
  • Experience of managing, engaging stakeholders and driving forward HR projects.
  • Able to flex your approach to adapt to the needs of an evolving, growing and changing environment
  • Being proactive with excellent problem solving skills.
  • No airs and graces, willing to muck in and get on with whatever needs doing.
  • Able to plan and organise workloads effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Good judgement; confident, persuasive, approachable and dependable.

This role will suit a commercially astute, Business Partner/Manager who wants to make a difference within an ambitious business within a fun, dynamic, fast paced culture.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Talent Acquisition Partner   To £35,000 + benefits   |   Swindon

Ref: TM22-1262
Location: Swindon
Salary: To £35,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

Talent Acquisition Partner

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a professional Talent Acquisition Partner / Recruitment Advisor to work for this multi-site fast paced organisation based in Swindon.

It is essential that you have experience of successfully recruiting in a high volume environment and preferably customer facing staff. Working within a close knit, friendly recruitment team, you will have the autonomy to manage the entire recruitment process from candidate attraction to pre-screening, to interviewing and on-boarding. It would suit someone who is fast paced, innovative and who thrives on achieving deadlines within tight budgets restrictions.

You may come from a technical, commercial or professional recruitment background however the one thing which typifies you will be your resilience, hunger to deliver on your objectives and most of all your ability to seek out solutions rather than find problems.

Person Specification:

  • Significant experience of recruiting high volumes of staff for multi-site locations.
  • You will have a clear understanding working to Service Level Agreements (SLAs),
  • Able to build good relationships with remote Hiring managers and give excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Able to evidence being creative in your approach to candidate attraction methods.
  • Innovative use of social media to source candidates is especially valued.

Whether you are a Recruitment Consultant, Internal Resourcer or a Recruitment Manager, with experience of volume, fast paced recruitment – we want to hear from you.

This role will give driven Recruiters who are keen to develop their careers internally a lot of opportunity to grow and develop within this reputable and established organisation.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Learning & Development Specialist   £45,000 - £50,000 + good benefits   |   Bristol/Hybrid

Ref: LM22-1256
Location: Bristol/Hybrid
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + good benefits
Type: Permanent

Learning & Development Specialist

We are seeking a Learning and Development Manager to join our client to lead and deliver learning and development strategies. As part of the HR Leadership team you will have a dual role in supporting the People plan delivering the learning and development strategy whilst leading your own team.

This role can be based remotely with a couple of visits to the Bristol office each month or hybrid with a mix of days in Bristol and home working. There will be a requirement for you to travel across the UK to deliver training.

Overview of the role

  • Accountable for developing and delivering the L&D strategy that compliments the People plan and Company’s mission and vision
  • Manage the People Development team
  • Own and delivering Apprenticeship Programmes (Evolving Talent)
  • Manage the planning and roll-out of L&D programmes, events and materials to support operational and functional objectives, inclusive of induction programmes, across all departments.
  • Develop an effective infrastructure for L&D initiatives and activities that promotes best practice, consistency and efficiency in needs analysis, design and evaluation of learning and engagement interventions.
  • Oversee the design, delivery and evaluation of L&D initiatives, to ensure they meet operational and strategic objectives, are focused on the transfer of learning while providing an outstanding learning experience for participants, and demonstrate value for money.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider HR function to understand the drivers of effective organisational performance and implement L&D initiatives to support high performance and succession
  • Plan and deliver training courses personally to compliment those provided externally or internally by others.
  • Monitor and report on activities, costs, performance, etc, as required.
  • Develop succession planning to anticipate future requirements, work with the HR team and managers to identify and act upon development gaps, coaching and mentoring managers on personal development plans, in conjunction with the HR Team
  • Own the LMS (CIPHR)
  • Design, lead and deliver management development programmes and encourage a talent pipeline continually feeding internal promotion opportunities

Person Specification

  • Substantial experience in developing organisational L&D strategies, development programmes, initiatives and interventions both operational and transformational
  • Proven line management experience, ideally leading a function, with overall responsibility for delivery
  • Experience of stakeholder management across different management levels and a consulting mindset
  • A professional qualification in learning and development
  • A professional qualification within coaching
  • Experience of using a range of psychometric instruments for development purposes (Insights Discovery is preferrable)
  • Proven expertise in effective training needs analysis and LMS
  • Demonstrable expertise in the design, delivery, and evaluation of learning interventions.
  • A proven track record in coaching and advanced presentation training skills
  • The ability to role model the organisation’s values and behaviours

This role will suit someone who has a passion for Learning and Development who is innovative, great influencer and can add value quickly.

 

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Louise McMilan or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR Advisor   To £28,500 + benefits   |   Bristol/Hybrid

Ref: LM22-1257
Location: Bristol/Hybrid
Salary: To £28,500 + benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Advisor

Are you an experienced HR Assistant looking for that next step in your HR Career?

Our client is looking for a HR Advisor to join their forward thinking team in central Bristol with hybrid working. We are looking for someone who has done more than HR Admin and has bundles of ideas to improve ways of working and processes.

As part of the HR Team you will support the delivery of the HR Strategy by providing a professional HR service to the business that is effective and efficient. You will be the first point of contact to provide advice and support to mangers on all employee related queries. You will also take the lead in providing HR data and insight for the HR team and mangers.

Key responsibilities

  • Coach and support managers in best-practice people management covering the full HR generalist remit
  • Provide advice and support to managers, using influence and challenge as necessary to ensure the effective management of employee relations matters.
  • Work collaboratively with the HR Business Partners to deliver HR solutions that support our people plan and business performance objectives.
  • Provide HR data analysis and insight for the HR Team and managers in a timely manner, enabling informed, fact-based decision making.
  • Monitor, review and update HR policies and procedures ensuring these are in line with current legislation.
  • Co-ordinate, prepare and execute the launch of the bi-annual Employee Engagement survey.
  • Co-ordinate employee forums by arranging meetings, collating agenda items and taking minutes.
  • Provide advice and guidance on family friendly policies and processes, along with managing the administration of all letters, updates for payroll and the HR System.
  • Conduct exit interviews, producing reports and analysis on leaver’s feedback and reasons for leaving
  • Ensure the employee relations tracker is accurate and up to date.
  • Where necessary supporting the HR Administrator in providing an efficient professional HR administrative service.

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in a generalist HR role and of supporting managers in resolving a range of challenging HR queries.
  • Knowledge of UK employment legislation and best practice
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to identify and rectify mistakes
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise, multi task and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Proven ability to operate with a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Minimum of Level 3 CIPD Qualification, or working towards
  • The ability to role model the organisation’s values and behaviours

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting that next step in their HR career and looking for more autonomy.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Louise McMilan or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR & Talent Manager   c£45,000 + good benefits   |   Bristol

Ref: TM22-1253
Location: Bristol
Salary: c£45,000 + good benefits
Type: Permanent

HR & Talent Manager

As part of an overall plan to grow the business, the SLT have identified that HR and recruitment & retention of staff requires additional focus to ensure that the drive to grow does not stall. This has led to a decision that our client needs to attract and recruit an individual to organise and drive the HR and recruitment process and also to undertake an overhaul and improvement of the Employment and Staff procedures and routines within the business.

This is a new role within the company, where you will be responsible for executing the HR and recruitment strategy as part of the businesses growth plans.

Proactive and results driven, you will have a very keen eye for detail, supporting in all generalist components of the employee lifecycle.

In addition to the HR and Talent Acquisition piece, there is an important L&D aspect, working with the SLT to develop and support team/individual KPI’s through the L&D function and performance management.

Desired Attributes

  • Experience of a wide ranging HR generalist role with strong experience in Talent Acquisition and or Recruitment within a commercial environment
  • Experience within a Professional Services set up
  • Possess a good understanding of HR processes and process improvement
  • Value reward and recognition and instilling these within teams
  • Strong external radar to understand the external environment and what we need to be responsive to
  • Professionally qualified and up to date with employment legislation
  • Someone who is a consensus-builder rather than confrontational
  • Confident of your ability to deal with SLT and staff to make recommendations and carry plans through to fruition

This is a full time role with some hybrid flexibility. There will be a need to spend at least one day per month in their Exeter Office.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR Advisor   £27,000 - £30,000 + Benefits   |   Bristol (BS16)

Ref: LM22-1252
Location: Bristol (BS16)
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Advisor

We are looking for a fast-paced, high potential HR Advisor who has the desire and capacity to progress into a brand new role. You will be responsible for providing confidential and professional support on all people related matters. This includes the provision of generalist HR support to divisional management teams and employees in areas including, but not limited to; recruitment and selection, department structure and job design, employee relations, performance and discipline management, HR policy interpretation, change management, as well as contributing to the development, implementation and review of HR initiatives to support the business.

Reporting to the fast paced, pragmatic HR Manager, this is a broad HR generalist support role, covering all HR services, supporting c225 staff. As it is a manufacturing site there is no hybrid working at the moment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment, arrange interviews, co-ordinate new on-boarding and inductions. On-boarding is complex, so attention to detail is essential.
  • Be the first point of contact for all HR related queries and provide timely support and services to managers and employees that are clear, concise and fit for purpose
  • Maintain and build strong working relationships with managers and stakeholders (H&S, Payroll etc), to understand business requirements and how HR can support them
  • Support and manage disciplinary and grievance matters in a professional and timely manner, in accordance with legislation and best practice, ensuring correct documentation and procedural fairness
  • Process weekly starters and leavers and administer HR-related documentation, maintain Employee files.
  • Action all sickness records, reporting any ‘long-term’ absences to the relevant HR team member.
  • Arrange and assist with note taking of disciplinaries.
  • Support in social impact and outreach programs
  • Provide a first point of contact to managers and employees for training needs, identifying gaps and supporting employee development.

Person Specification

  • We are looking for someone with demonstrated knowledge and experience of HR principles and their application including experience in coaching and mentoring and ability to approach people issues from a commercial perspective, delivering value-add HR services.
  • Computer literate and be able to create reports and spreadsheets and work with HR systems
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with staff and external clients
  • A basic understanding of Employee Relations and current employment legislation.
  • Able to demonstrate having met demanding targets and deadlines.
  • Highly responsible, reliable and flexible with a strong work ethic
  • Be proactive and able to work using your own initiative.
  • Excellent attention to detail and good communication skills.

This is a great opportunity to grow and develop with this business as it expands over the next 12 months or so.

 

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Louise McMilan or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Learning & Development Specialist   £45,000 - £47,500 + benefits   |   Cheltenham

Ref: LM22-1246
Location: Cheltenham
Salary: £45,000 - £47,500 + benefits
Type: Permanent

Learning & Development Specialist

Our client, a reputable SME based in Cheltenham has been growing rapidly and continues to do so. They are looking to recruit a creative Learning and Development Manager with a passion for understanding behaviour and how training can add value to an organisation. The role will work closely with the Head of HR to develop and implement leading edge learning and development initiatives. Their people work quickly and are hugely commercial, therefore your ideas and your ability to execute good L&D initiatives that enable their success and set them up for the future needs to be equally impressive.

Learning Responsibilities

  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to understand capability gaps in management across the site(s) and department(s).
  • Design, deliver and evaluate management and soft skills training, in line with business needs and be willing and able to adjust approach to programmes to support learners and the organisation
  • Understand the support needs of different departments and be able to prioritise which areas of the organisation require the most urgent attention
  • Assess the impact of learning interventions and provide regular statistics / reporting to track the impact of soft skill training
  • Working in collaboration with senior leaders, ensure new managers are on-boarded effectively and efficiently
  • Provide 1:1 coaching support for managers as required
  • Ownership of overall career development programmes in support of talent & succession management
  • Support new line managers throughout their first six to 12 months in the organisation; working in collaboration with their respective line managers

Skills

  • Experience working in a corporate management development role
  • Proven track record of designing and delivering fit-for-purpose learning solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate using how learning interventions support culture change
  • Experience of working with managers at all levels of an organisation
  • Confidence to advise the business on skill gaps and learning needs of managers and ability to translate these needs into pragmatic learning programmes
  • Commercial and financial acumen

Person Specification

  • A confident and engaging self-starter with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Qualifications in Leadership & Management skills/training (CIPD qualified or similar)
  • A well-rounded leadership development professional
  • Passionate, resilient and personality with uncompromising integrity
  • Willingness to take ownership of processes and see these through to completion
  • Openness to embracing new ways of working
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong command and understanding of models, frameworks, tools and solutions to increase leadership effectiveness, including but not limited to; culture change, emotional intelligence, change management, high performing team effectiveness, coaching, Situational Leadership

We are looking for someone who can design and deliver totally engaging training programmes as well as someone who can bring new ideas and innovative solutions. This role would offer a high potential candidate the autonomy to add value and make a difference throughout the Group.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Purple House or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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You, the candidate, are just as important to us as our clients. We like to build long term relationships and to make you feel special and supported. Since 2002 we have placed over 2,000 candidates in the HR arena, some of them 3 or 4 times as they progress through their career.

Not only do we like to find you that ‘dream job’ but we also try to support you in that journey; to help you present yourself in the best possible way to not only secure an interview but to nail that interview and get an offer.

We do this by meeting you face to face wherever possible to ascertain your needs and requirements. We assess not only your skills to meet the technical challenges of the role, but also your match to the culture of the organisation and personalities of the immediate team.

If your CV is not quite right for a particular role, then you get all the support you need to ensure you’re given the best possible platform to secure an interview.

Success Stories

Tom really understood the brief, type of person and culture fit and as a result presented 5 extremely credible candidates to me for interview. I am pleased to say we offered to one who has now started and I’m sure will make a huge difference to us here at Twinings!

Thanks Tom I really couldn’t have done it without you.

Bridget Marshall

HD Director, Twinings

We have used Purple House exclusively for all of our HR Recruitment over 4 years. They have taken the time to get to know our business & they understand the importance of getting the right cultural fit. The quality of the no-nonsense consultancy advice that we receive has been outstanding, they are head and shoulders above the competition.”

Graham de Guise

Ex HR Director, TLT Solicitors

Latest Vacancies

HR Services Process Improvement Lead

£38,000 - £42,000 + benefits| Taunton

Early Careers and Talent Specialist

to £44,000 + good benefits| North Somerset

Interim Head of HR & TA (c12m)

£70,000 - £75,000 + excellent benefits| London

Contact us

For further information or to talk to us about your enquiry please contact us either by email Fiona Vennbrook or Tom Mornement or give us a call on

0117 957 4100