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L&D Business Partner


Day rate: £255 pd this includes Travel and Accomodation

Start: Starting in the next couple of weeks.

Duration: 5 days Per/Week until Feb 2020.

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey

Travel Outside Leatherhead will be paid as expenses.

Please reply with your CV in word with evidence of your experience in this area to
We get many applications so I hope you understand that we will only respond to successful trainer.

Job Spec:

1. Purpose


  • To deliver professional, effective and customer focused Learning and Development for the business as part of the central team. Role is responsible for balancing group-wide functional responsibility for selected activity and specific business area account management (currently Construction and Residential).  This encompasses the full learning lifecycle from: training needs analysis, developing learning solutions to managing and evaluating learning and development programmes to maximise people capability.  


2. Position Reports To

  • Learning and Development Manager

3. Main responsibilities (day to day activities that you need to deliver above)


  • Take the lead in establishing effective business relationships across a defined business area and provide value adding Learning and Development advice, guidance and process improvements.

  • Lead the annual Training Needs Analysis process for a defined business area, ensuring business alignment and contributing to the annual Group Training plan and budget.

  • Manage specific learning programmes. Including course design, review, vendor/ contract management. 

  • Implement continuous improvement measures and ensure a clear return on investment for the business.

  • Oversee the L&D administration support for your learning programmes to ensure efficient and effective administration.

  • Strive for operational excellence across learning and development and consistently bring new ideas and innovation to the L&D team. 

  • Manage agreed Learning and Development projects aligned with strategic business targets.

  • Ensure learning projects and programmes are on budget and provide accurate monthly reporting.

  • Contribute to the wider L&D/HR Team on business specific projects for example: LMS/ upgrades etc.

4.   Local Variation

  • Travel to Site/office sites in the UK will be required – 1 day per week.

  • Role is based in Leatherhead

5.  Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications


  • Excellent Project Management skills and ability to multi task

  • Excellent programme management experience 

  • Excellent business partnering experience

  • Excellent continuous improvement initiatives

  • Excellent IT Skills/ reporting

  • Excellent problem solving and solutions focus

  • Excellent communication and influencing 

  • Excellent delivery focus

  • Excellent knowledge of Learning design theory

  • Excellent vendor management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to confidently present information in a creative and interactive manner 

  • Strong organisational skills, including task & diary management and ability to prioritise

  • Clear commitment to professional development

  • Positive and can do attitude essential

  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple priorities 



  • Relevant professional qualification (CIPD) minimum.



  • Currently working as a L&D Business Partner

  • This person should be currently working as a Learning Business Partner and looking for a new opportunity. 

  • To be successful in this role you will have strong project and programme management skills and be experienced in business partnering.

  •  You will be able to demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives, problem solving and a strong delivery focus.

  • You will be able to influence and communicate with stakeholders at all levels with a consulting approach.


You will work in a team of 6 consisting of: 

  • 1 L&D Manager, 1 Learning Business Partner (and this role) and 3 Learning and Development Assistants.

  •  This is a role for a confident and influential L&D Business Partner to add significant value across the business. 

If you are interested please reply with your CV in Word ASAP to

Just to manage expectations… Please be aware that if you are successful in your application that as part of the vetting process for our clients you will be asked to complete various checks including holding current business insurances.
The costs of these checks are minimal but will be at your expense and only once the work is confirmed.

Alyson Pellowe
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