Leadership, Learning & Talent Manager

  • Location
    City of London, London
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We have a current opportunity for a Leadership, Learning & Talent Manager on a permanent basis working with a leading insurance firm.

The position will be based in City, London and offers hybrid working.


The Group Leadership, Learning and Talent Manager will sit within the Group Centre of Expertise for Leadership, Learning & Talent where they will help to provide the thought leadership, methodology and toolkits to help shape and implement the firms approach to developing our people globally. This is an exciting time to join a newly formed team and influence a group, global philosophy.

Key Duties:

  • As a member of the Group COE for LL&T works collaboratively to provide thought leadership and pragmatic solutions at Group level in line with the firms agile and responsive culture
  • Works with internal stakeholders to develop a group-wide portfolio of leadership and talent products and solutions. Leads on the diagnostic and design stages to ensure outcomes are commercially aligned.
  • Accountable for holding a well-informed central view of all strategic organisation design initiatives and activities – coordinating central governance and systems, along with reporting for the HR Leadership Team (HRLT), and executive teams to drive insight and decision making.
  • Partners with the business to establish a more profound learning culture – taking into consideration the full learning lifecycle e.g needs analysis, design, delivery, facilitation, coaching and measuring impact. Comfortably challenging business thinking to drive the right learning outcomes
  • The role will hold responsibility for a client group and offer insight, challenge and new innovative thinking to people managers and employees, identifying ways to improve learning and talent initiatives to establish value and ROI
  • Promotes a high performance culture based on identifying and developing talent to enable and drive the business to deliver their objectives, working with employees and empowering managers with the tools to build a more robust process / framework. Coach facilitate, develop and nurture talent
  • Partners with fellow COE SME’s, HRBP’s and business clients at global and local level to agree communication plans to signpost the LL&T offering and drive engagement and support Coaches and supports in the delivery of LL&T interventions e.g. talent reviews and calibration sessions, leadership workshops, team development.
  • Works with vendors to source appropriate solutions and manages external contractors.
  • Supports the on-going review and evaluation of the LL&T portfolio of interventions and materials
  • Manages specific programmes or initiatives e.g. HiPo, First Line Management, Transformational Leadership.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Significant depth and breadth of experience in design and delivery of interventions in at least two of the headline areas of expertise i.e. leadership, Learning or Talent
  • Experience of working in a group centre of expertise is desirable and/or global experience
  • Individuals that have operated, or helped build, newly created functions or COEs is highly desirable
  • Strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Stakeholder management: The individual should be able to demonstrate managing a range of stakeholder groups and levels.
  • You will have the ability to combine big picture, creative thinking with pragmatic delivery.
  • Collaborative and growth mindset: you will be able to work successfully with key stakeholders to create joint expectations and deliverables; striving for positive results and engaging others in the journey
  • You are an advocate for embedding diversity and inclusion into talent management and development

For further information about this position please apply.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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