Learning & Development Officer

Job Reference : 01437
Location : Westminster - London
Closing Date : 20/12/2017
Salary : £35,959 per annum (including London weighting)
Employment Type : Permanent, part-time
Department : Corporate Services Directorate
Hours per week : 17.5

The role
We are looking for a Learning and Development Officer who can help to shape our learning and development offering to staff. The role will focus on the following:

- Identifying development needs of individuals within the organisation;
- Co-ordinating the activities of the LGA’s Leadership Development Programme (due to launch in 2018);
- Alongside the HR & OD Adviser, developing the LGA’s senior leader competencies;
- Designing a training and development programme with a strong focus on the use of e-learning technologies.
- Coordinating and administering training courses delivered by internal and external providers.
- Ensuring the LGA is utilising its apprenticeship levy to best effect.

The requirements

We are looking for someone with a solid background of in-house learning and development with experience in developing relationships with external training providers. You will have experience of using e-learning technology as a tool to deliver learning to employees and you will have implemented initiatives to increase user numbers.
The individual will co-ordinate the activities of our new leadership development programme (due to launch in 2018) and as such you will also need knowledge of this area.

You will have well-developed ICT skills and be a strong communicator both in written and spoken communications

Experience of local government would be helpful but is not essential for the role, however the ability to work as part of a team, as well as on your own initiative, with a positive ‘can do’ attitude is paramount.

Closing date:  20 December 2017
Interviews:      10 January 2018

We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community