The position for Learning & Development Consultant in Kingston upon Thames is no longer available
Learning & Development Consultant
My client is seeking a Learning and Development Consultant for a 9 month short term contract. The job holder will be responsible for the design and delivery of agreed programmes on behalf of the Training department, whilst ensuring that the intellectual property associated with the programmes remain with the training department.
To deliver high quality programmes to delegates/certificates students on both an open and in-company basis
To design programmes (courses or certificate modules) and develop high quality learning materials for both open and in-company learners/clients
To work closely with the Client Development department, advising on and writing bids, tenders and proposals for work
To advise and support the Client Development department at meetings with presentations to current and potential clients
To advise the business managers in Training by actively monitoring competitor activity to enable our offer to be customer focussed and effectively differentiated in the marke
Ensure courses and certificate programmes meet agreed Quality Standards, including internal standards and external Quality Assurance standards as required.
Support the commercial sales team by contributing to meetings, proposals and presentations in order to maximise the commercial opportunities for the company.
The jobholder is expected to have a good understanding of the skills development provider market, to keep abreast of competitor activities, and to work with the business managers to identify new opportunities and possible threats to the companys portfolio.
Ideally of graduate calibre with a background in HR and B2B experience
Ideally either CIPD qualified or actively working towards a CIPD qualification
A background in face to face learning provision (both in house and on public programmes) and used to working with other trainers
An in depth knowledge of contemporary learning and development delivery methods, including the developing role of technology in learning
Confident and credible in presentations and negotiations with internal and external stakeholders
An appreciation and knowledge of quality management processes and procedures
Good networking and inter-personal skills
Experience of sales presentations to clients which have culminated in the need to design and deliver courses
The ability to work under pressure and react quickly to client requests is essential
Knowledge of the training market and an ability to determine the needs of personnel and development practitioners, line managers/supervisors is essential
Good organisational and planning skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential