Job details

Emerging Talent Lead

Job reference: 003015

Closing date: 15/09/2019

Salary: up to £35,000 per annum

Department: People Team

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

As a business we’re passionate about our people, customers and products, proud of our heritage and excited about our digital future. We’re agile, innovative and are looking for like-minded people to share in our culture and values and help us on our journey forward.

The People Team are now recruiting an Emerging Talent Programme Lead, who’s passionate about building and developing our apprentice and graduate talent pipelines. You’ll bring a fresh approach to attracting emerging talent to N Brown, championing our brand and bringing our EVP to life. You’ll also work with stakeholders to create and implement an innovative strategy that defines how we select, develop and assess this all-important talent pool.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to work as an integrated member of the L&D team within N Brown’s experienced People Team. It goes without saying that you will take a hands-on approach in designing and delivering the full life cycle of blended development programmes creating immersive learner journey’s inclusive of rotations, projects, mentoring, digital solutions, workshops and much more beyond!


Your role as Emerging Talent Lead:

  • Working with L& Partner in developing an Emerging Talent strategy
  • Using our behavioural competency framework to build and ensure consistency in the assessment, development, placement and promotion of our emerging talent colleagues
  • Establish and build relationships with a number of external partners including education providers, STEM and digital communities and others relevant organisations to identify and implement innovative ways to attract, engage and develop apprentices and graduates
  • Create engaging and effective assessment and selection strategies
  • Lead the creation of strategically aligned, blended and innovative Graduate, Placement and Apprentice programmes across all business areas
  • Design and deliver experiential interventions to accelerate behavioural development
  • Facilitate regular sessions with members of the Emerging Talent community, their line managers and mentors
  • Act as a point of contact for all apprentices, placement students and graduates to assess their ongoing learning needs and support them to address any challenges
  • Ensure connectivity to L&D, the wider People team and organisational strategy to continually strengthen offering
  • Manage supplier relationships including monitoring the performance of learning providers and management of all relevant contacts and SLA’s

To succeed in this role you will be organised with excellent consulting skills to understand and influence key stakeholders within our business.

You should also have experience of creating and delivering innovative and engaging development workshops and in turn, demonstrate a good understanding of the Apprenticeship Standards, Levy and End Point Assessors as well as knowledge of current trends and developments in L&D and the Emerging Talent space!

Most of all we are looking for someone who is proactive in seeking out opportunities and ambitious to own and grown in their role! Interested? Apply today!


The closing date for this job has now passed.