Learning & Development Specialist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Law firms

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annabella Mestrinho

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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This leading international law firm is looking for an L&D Specialist to join its team. Supporting on a range of key projects this role is looking for a solid L&D specialist with clear design and delivery experience. Successful candidates will have previously worked in a law firm or partnership environment.

Key duties include:

  • Scheduling the annual learning and development professional skills programme for the firm and manage the Professional Skills Course for trainee solicitors;
  • Respond to business needs to design and deliver appropriate learning and development interventions ensuring solutions are fit for purpose whilst balancing the wider firm's needs;
  • Design and deliver a wide range of professional skills based learning and development courses, workshops and programmes;
  • Design and implement proactive communication plans to ensure that learning and development initiatives are communicated effectively to target populations;
  • Identify and evaluate the applicability of new learning and development interventions developed by other organisations or providers;
  • Evaluate learning and development programmes for effectiveness and make recommendations for improvements;
  • Create and produce reports from the learning management system as required;
  • Liaise with the Heads of Business Services and the Head of Learning & Development to scope and understand the training needs of staff;
  • Liaise with the L&D Co-ordinator and the Secretarial Services Manager to scope and understand the training needs of secretarial staff;
  • Manage specific programmes (such as our Apprentice Programme) and Development Centres, as required;
  • Support the learning and development team's Apprentice, ensuring they are supported and exposed to relevant work required as part of their Apprenticeship programme;
  • Liaise with external training providers and other departments regarding courses and training interventions;
  • Support the Head of Learning & Development in developing the client and alumni training offering;
  • Assist the Head of Learning and Development with information for reports;
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as required.

The firm is looking to meet with candidates who can demonstrate experience of professional skills training design and delivery through a range of delivery options.

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