Interim Head of Learning and Development

Location London
Contact name: Mark Mcloughlin

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Job ref: 850
Published: about 1 month ago
Gresham Hunt are representing a leading Bank in their search for an Interim Head of Learning and Development. You will 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.

The role:

  • 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 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
  • 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

The person:

  • 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 mimize 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

Please contact for more information.