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Senior Learning and Development Advisor Ref. 466

Corporate & Business Support
£32,491 to £34,740
HMGCC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Learning and Development (L&D) Advisor to join our team. You would be working with the L&D team to take responsibility for embedding a learning culture and cultivate a programme for developing leadership and management talent. You will be supporting employees across the business to explore and identify innovative ways to develop their expertise.

As part of your role you will be responsible for developing our Leadership and Management Development Strategy, undertake learning needs analysis and ensure we have a plan to manage demand for L&D interventions. You will build strong relationships with the business and learning providers, and be able to explore a blended range of learning solutions to meet business needs. As part of building successful relationships, this will involve some travel within the UK.


Technical Skills

We would need you to already have:

• Experience of working in a busy L&D environment
• Ability to design and deliver learning interventions
• Strong customer service and administration skills
• Strong communication skills, enabling you to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
• Experience of developing individuals or teams

To strengthen your application, it would be desirable if you have:

• Budget management experience
• A track record of monitoring and evaluating learning interventions to demonstrate return on investment and expectation
• Professional HR/L&D qualification or willingness to achieve one


Personal Skills

To work as a Senior L&D Advisor you will be the type of person who:

• Enjoys working in a small but busy team, supporting each other to achieve goals. (Working with Others)
• Likes to work on your own initiative, being able to plan ahead and manage your workload,
adapting to changing demands as they arise. Planning & Delivery)
• Has excellent communication skills; you will enjoy talking to others to find out more about what they need, providing advice and guidance on a suitable way forward. (Communicating and Influencing)
• Confident in dealing with senior managers and able to influence and drive decisions
• Is confident in your ability to do your best, even if under pressure. (Partner & Customer Orientation)
• Likes to work through problems logically, drawing upon your experience to provide appropriate solutions for managers to get the results they need (Strategic Thinking/Planning
& Delivery)
• Thrives on change and enjoys working in a busy environment where each day could be different. (Learning & Change)
• Wants to go the extra mile to ensure a successful outcome. (Learning & Change)


Putting Your Skills To Use

Using your expertise as part of our team you will:

• Support the L&D Manager by developing and implementing the L&D plan to ensure that HMGCC meets its strategic objectives
• Work across many teams within the Business and across Other Government Departments, at all levels
• Support the L&D Manager with continuous improvement initiatives
• Contribute to the effective application and development of L&D processes and procedures adhering to time scales which enable required day to day activity to be completed.
• Ensure that L&D offerings are clearly communicated so that the business experience a smooth professional service
• Design and deliver bespoke learning interventions to meet business needs, focussed on leadership, management and personal effectiveness skills
• Provide specialist guidance in response to business requirements in an efficient and effective manner, seeking guidance where appropriate.
• Measure and report on L&D activity.
• Liaise with L&D providers, ensuring that our requirements are met and that the provision meets required standards, demonstrating return on investment.
• Represent HMGCC at appropriate external events, including meetings with OGDs, which will require travel within the UK
• Support the business on projects and initiatives in relation to L&D when required

You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the tools and development to be the best that you can be.


To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual both as an organisation and an employer visit our 'about us' page.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.