University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth

Senior Learning and Development Partner

United Kingdom

Closing in 9 days

Job details

Job reference

A9863

Date posted

13/11/2023

Application closing date

17/12/2023

Location

Plymouth

Salary

£45,585 - £54,395 per annum - Grade 8

Contract Type

Permanent, Full-time

Contractual hours

37

Job category/type

Professional/Support Services
Senior Learning and Development Partner

Description

Human Resources are seeking a highly motivated Learning and Development (L&D) Specialist to join our team. This exciting new role will suit an experienced L&D specialist who wants to play a critical role in the development and delivery of of a L&D strategy, covering academic, research and professional services staff, which enables the university 2030 strategy. You will partner with leadership teams to support and implement key L&D strategies as well as working collaboratively with colleagues to develop bespoke L&D solutions which support the development of our internal talent. A key focus for this role will be supporting the enhancement of leadership skills and actively engaging with stakeholders to embed a learning culture which develops these skills.

You should possess a blend of L&D and HR functional skills, have exceptional relationship building skills and a genuine passion to develop innovative and engaging ways to provide learning and development opportunities that support a high-performance culture. You will have a proven track record in L&D and providing expertise and advice to managers to influence approaches and outcomes.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training, and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Rachael Nightingale, Head of HR Business Partnering by email [email protected].

The expected closing date is 12 midnight, Sunday 17th December 2023, however, this position may close earlier if sufficient applications have been received.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 8th January 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

Job Description

Job details

Title

Senior Learning and Development Partner

Employer

University of Plymouth

Location

United Kingdom

Published

November 14, 2023

Application deadline

December 17, 2023

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Business and Economics,Education

About the employer

The University of Plymouth is a public university that was established in 1862 as a polytechnic institute. The institute gained the status of a university in 1992 and is also the first contemporary university to start a private medical and dental school. It is affiliated to ACU, EUA, CHUC, and Universities UK. The university has academic collaborations with several renowned institutes including GSM London, Highlands College, Weymouth College, Strode College, City of Bristol College, and Exeter College.

Notably, the main campus of the university dwells at the center of Plymouth. It includes academic buildings, libraries, laboratories, and student residence halls. The main campus is home to the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the Faculty of Health, as well as the University of Plymouth Students’ Union. The North Plymouth campus hosts the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, and School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences. The Roland Levinsky Building, a 9-story structure, houses a public art gallery, digital media suites, and three performance rehearsal studios.

The Charles Seale-Hayne Library with 24x7 accessibility houses more than 350,000 books, e-books, journals, and additional resources for research, learning, and teaching. The primary mode of transport in the campus involves cars and two-wheelers. Also, the nearest railway station is just a few minutes’ walk from the campus.

The academic structure of the university is organized into faculties, each of which comprises a number of schools that offer undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral-level degree programs in various disciplines. The Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and business offer degrees in English, art history, architecture, fine art, photography, media arts, dance, theatre, and music. Plymouth Business School is part of the University of Plymouth's Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and the School offers undergraduate and postgraduate (masters) degrees, is research active, and works in partnership with industry and organizations across the world. The Faculty of Health comprises the former University of Plymouth Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and offers degree programs in social work, and medical sciences. The Science and Engineering Faculty offers degrees in mathematics, computing, environmental sciences, and also professional diving.

The University of Plymouth is a three-time winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, most recently in 2019 for marine microplastic pollution research. The university has over 19000 students and 2,500 staff members. The student population of the university comprises of 3,000 international students from 100 countries. In addition to that Over 4,500 students per year benefit from placements and work-based learning.

The university has many distinguished alumni who are leaders and have received awards in their fields. The alumni list of the university includes Sebastian Clover (the youngest sailor to cross the Atlantic Ocean), Monty Halls (A Wildlife Presenter at BBC), Jane Wilson-Howarth (Physician and a Travel-Writer), Mandy Chessell (Computer Scientist), Clare Nasir (Meteorologist), Darren Jones (MP for Bristol North West), and Jaka Aryadipa Singgih (Indonesian Politician and Entrepreneur).

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