Training & People Development Manager - Hatfield

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upto £45k per annum - Permanent - Manufacturer
Ref: 25 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Sep 2018
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Our very well established and professional Global Client is one of the UK’s leading Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Manufacturers who entered the UK market in the early 70’s. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Training and Development Manager to join their New Academy.

Main purpose of the role:

Design and delivery of internal training and development solutions within the company. (Approximately 60% of role to be spent in the training room).  Assisting the Head of Central Functions to internalise training and development delivery and establish best practice. Collaborative working with third party consultants and trainers as appropriate.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To create, deliver, maintain and develop training courses and activities in line with the People Development strategic plan as provided by the Head of Central Functions 
  • To support ongoing development, measurement, discovery and follow up activities associated with the current Leadership Development & Customer Service Programmes
  • Support the culture change being delivered through the “report / monitor / review” required to ensure that Leadership development & Customer service programmes become “the way we do business”
  • Support, embed and drive the performance management framework
  • Support Head of Central functions with day-today employee growth
  • Create a cohesive plan for combining all training regardless of type i.e. product / legislation / people / market in conjunction with the Head of Central functions
  • Carry out audits at appropriate levels to ascertain current practice / skills gaps & priority areas
  • Benchmark and research competitor and industry trends to support best practice 
  • Network both internally and externally to promote and enhance communication 
  • Consistently apply guidelines and principles
  • Continuously develop all elements of the team, business and self
  • Maintain appropriate external professional status. i.e. CIPD 
  • Understand and comply with all relevant company policies

The ideal Training Manager should possess:

  • IT Literate and competent user of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Personal attributes: self-motivated, driven, methodical, numerate, organised, punctual, assertive, professional, personable, numerate and resourceful
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Analytical with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management, multitasking skills and ability to meet deadlines set
  • Boundless ‘can-do’ positive attitude
  • Creative, strategic and business mindset 
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • Excellent business sense, commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Experience in Learning and Development preferable
  • 5+ years training experience desirable but not essential
  • Graduate or related degree like CIPD desirable but not essential
  • Experience in change management desirable but not essential
  • Experience in people management desirable but not essential
  • Experience of e learning / blended solutions desirable
  • Coaching skills desirable


  • Up to £45,000 depending on experience
  • End of year bonus scheme
  • Health Care
  • Dental Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Other benefits include reduced Gym Memberships, Reward scheme, Lunch subsistence allowance