Learning & Development Project Manager

Function:
Group Support Centre
Location:
Nationwide
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
29 Jun 2021
What you'll be doing?
Supporting the business and our divisional offices, our Head Office functions cover all departments from our Executive Board through to our support functions such as Group Design and Technical, HR, Health and Safety, IT, Sales and Marketing, Commercial, Procurement, Group Finance, Corporate Affairs, as well as Legal and Company Secretariat. We also have a specialised function – Barratt Partnerships.
 
While the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t: you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business.
 
We believe in putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, and in support of this we work hard to provide industry leading and award winning learning and development to our people. Due to a member of the Learning and Development team being seconded to another Group Support function, we are offering a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the Group Talent Team as a Learning and Development Project Manager on a temporary basis.
 
You will be expected to:
 
Reporting to the Group Leadership and Development Manager, you will be responsible for developing and managing a range of learning and development projects. With a passion for customers and learning. You will be responsible for developing a range of Apprenticeships programmes, Group Induction and the design of compliance training support as well as supporting our Armed Forces Transition Programme. Working in a fast paced, ever changing environment you will have the opportunity to take ownership of these projects and ensure they maximise the learning for our people.
What you'll need?
To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
 
An enthusiastic and experienced trainer who has scoped, designed and delivered a range of training programmes, particularly using digital learning technologies. Having an understanding of the house building sector is an advantage as is being able to work with key stakeholders at all levels of the business.   This role is pivotal in delivering our Armed Forces Transitional programme therefore having an Armed Services background would be desirable but not essential to this role.

Along with strong communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships quickly, you will need to be an engaging Trainer who can work at all levels across a diverse organisation. You will be comfortable introducing blended learning methods. You will need great IT and analytical skills and proficient in working with Microsoft Excel.
 
You will have a National remit so you’ll need a full driving license and overnight stays will be required as part of the role.
Our Company and Benefits
We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major house builder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
 
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
 
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • 25 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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