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Head of Organisational L & D - Edinburgh - 12 months

Job Title: Head of Organisational L & D - Edinburgh - 12 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58887_1538648650
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: October 04, 2018 11:24

Job Description

Head of Organisational L & D - Edinburgh - 12 months

Experienced Senior L & D professional required for 12 months based in Edinburgh to join a public sector organisation as the Head of Organisational Learning and Development (OL&D). We are looking for someone with the skills and knowledge to drive performance, develop talent and unlock potential.

This role provides the opportunity to influence how our client responds to priorities and commitments through an effective dynamic and capable workforce.

Main Duties

  • Lead on People Strategy through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to identify effective approaches to maximise the benefits of organisational learning and development.
  • Design explore and embed a range of learning solutions and interventions that are focused on the organisations corporate goals, business objectives and values.
  • Measure, analyse and continuously improve learning and development processes, procedures, and tools in an evidence based way.
  • Identify skills and expertise required for a range of disciplines across the organisation and ensure specific pathways are in place and reflective of business area needs, with a particular emphasis on leadership.
  • Lead staff engagement for the organisation, utilising evidence and tools e.g. People Survey, to identify staff needs and drive improvement.
  • Financial Management of the organsiations learning and development budget, demonstrating best value and return principles.

Essential Criteria

  • Proven ability to identify learning and development requirements to meet the needs of an organisation.
  • An excellent communicator with the ability of influencing stakeholders through building and maintaining credible and trusting relationships.
  • Experience of improving organisational/ staff performance through learning and development initiatives, in a fast paced, often changing environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage, support and develop a team of staff in a challenging environment with competing priorities.

PLEASE NOTE - Applicants must have a current Basic Disclosure Scotland Certificate dated within the last 12 months.

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