Learning and Development Specialist

Posted 13 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameMary Quinn

Job description

Learning and Development Specialist

Vickerstock are delighted to be working in partnership with our global client within the FMCG industry who are dedicated to delivering excellent high-quality products to customers. With a strong commitment to excellence and innovation, they have established themselves as a key player in the market and as they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Learning and Development Specialist to join the team based in Cavan.

This is a maternity cover for 9 - 12 months.

The Learning and Development specialist will be part of the HR team and the role will support the business in developing and delivering on-boarding and bespoke learning and development training programs.

Your new role as a Learning and Development Specialist

  • Assist HR and other departments with the design and delivery of modular elements of any current or future development programmes
  • Actively participate in either a facilitating, coaching, or consulting capacity during training and development programmes.
  • Conducting learning and other support needs analysis and developing related plans for the business in line with any existing or future programmes and strategies.
  • Managing and continually developing any future programmes that may operate from time to time in areas such as mentoring, employee wellbeing and engagement, reward etc.
  • Managing the ongoing introduction and optimisation of any new and existing learning technologies such as Learning Management Systems, E-Learning Platforms and Learning Content, etc.
  • Researching and providing recommendations on alternative education and training solutions.
  • Assisting the HR team on day-to day tasks.
  • Managing and continually developing in line with best practice the evaluation of all of its programmes and areas of activity.
  • Organise training using digital tools to create flexible and innovative learning programmes.
  • Applying adult learning theories to ensure employees get the best out of their development.
  • Drive a culture of continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Continuous monitoring on how effectively learning has been transferred to employees.

What you will need to succeed as a Learning and Development Specialist

  • Minimum of 2 year's previous experience in a relevant OD, L&D or HR role
  • Must have excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Must have experience of effectively managing projects and/or programmes on time and with agreed budget parameters and exceptional facilitation skills

What we hope you will do next:
Contact Mary Quinn to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page