Thursday, April 16, 2015

Learning & Development Business Partner - South East

Learning & Development Business Partner - South East Home Based, Areas covered: Stowmarket, Southampton, Oxfordshire, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Reading, Slough & London

With extensive experience of best practice L&D delivery solutions, you are ready to develop your career in a business that will encourage your insight and input, welcome your ideas and act on them. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to the Dulux Super Brand and world class products including Sikkens, Cuprinol and Polycell, we are looking for a senior level L&D professional to lead and manage the deployment of our UK L&D strategy. This is a high profile role within our business, part of a new global L&D operating model combining global aligned programs with local bespoke initiatives.
We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. We are also named amongst the Top Employers in the UK.  You can’t make a great impact like this without having great people. We want to be the best – to use our leading market positions to deliver a leading performance – and for that, we need the best.  Is that you?
As the Learning & Development Business Partner for the South East you will provide high level Account Manager consultation support for this region. Working alongside senior local HR Business Partners you will be responsible for developing and implementing L&D strategic plans for each business.  You will analyse skill gaps, gain insight of key development needs and challenges and formulate plans to improve internal capability, people engagement and performance.  As the Subject Matter Expert on a country-wide basis for Commercial L&D Capability, you will partner with global and local commercial excellence teams to provide high level L&D consultation to drive people capability within UK Commercial functions. 

Degree qualified (or equivalent experience) you will have proven high level experience in L&D strategy at senior level and be a competent high level facilitator.  Ideally a CIPD (or equivalent) member with a recognised coaching qualification would be an advantage. You will be commercially astute, results focussed and a team player.  You will champion and drive the transition to a learning culture and self-managed development.  You will be effective at analysing needs and devising cohesive solutions, great at motivating and engaging diverse audiences and be a skilled influencer.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be L&D Business Partner in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please apply below.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.

LocationHome Based, Areas covered: Stowmarket, Southampton, Oxfordshire, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Reading, Slough & LondonSalaryCompetitive Salary & Benefits - up to 10% company bonus, company car, 25 days annual leave, pension, BUPA health insurance, 50% discount on our products.DurationPermanent full timeReference1400063CContact NameN/A

With extensive experience of best practice L&D delivery solutions, you are ready to develop your career in a business that will encourage your insight and input, welcome your ideas and act on them. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to the Dulux Super Brand and world class products including Sikkens, Cuprinol and Polycell, we are looking for a senior level L&D professional to lead and manage the deployment of our UK L&D strategy. This is a high profile role within our business, part of a new global L&D operating model combining global aligned programs with local bespoke initiatives.
We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. We are also named amongst the Top Employers in the UK.  You can’t make a great impact like this without having great people. We want to be the best – to use our leading market positions to deliver a leading performance – and for that, we need the best.  Is that you?
As the Learning & Development Business Partner for the South East you will provide high level Account Manager consultation support for this region. Working alongside senior local HR Business Partners you will be responsible for developing and implementing L&D strategic plans for each business.  You will analyse skill gaps, gain insight of key development needs and challenges and formulate plans to improve internal capability, people engagement and performance.  As the Subject Matter Expert on a country-wide basis for Commercial L&D Capability, you will partner with global and local commercial excellence teams to provide high level L&D consultation to drive people capability within UK Commercial functions. 

Degree qualified (or equivalent experience) you will have proven high level experience in L&D strategy at senior level and be a competent high level facilitator.  Ideally a CIPD (or equivalent) member with a recognised coaching qualification would be an advantage. You will be commercially astute, results focussed and a team player.  You will champion and drive the transition to a learning culture and self-managed development.  You will be effective at analysing needs and devising cohesive solutions, great at motivating and engaging diverse audiences and be a skilled influencer.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be L&D Business Partner in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please apply below.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.

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