Head of Learning and Development - Nottinghamshire

Head of Learning and Development Jobs Organizations that fail to take learning and development seriously stagnate in their marketplace and lose their best talent to rival companies. Fortunately, all large forward-looking companies not only have L&D at the heart of their HR strategies, they have teams of people dedicated to that end alone. The head of L&D oversees the team, which could be anything from one or two L&D specialists in an office to dozens around the country. The head of learning and development’s main task is designing and executing coaching strategies that are custom made for the needs of the company and its employees. For maximum impact this is a two-way street, so employees at all levels are appraised but are also given the chance to air their own views on the most contentious and defining subjects, and this information is then fed back into their personal development programmes. The ultimate aim is to increase productivity by enhancing engagement and reducing employee churn.

The skills required The typical head of L&D companies are looking for are already a senior learning and development professional or are someone who has a proven track record of delivering L&D to teams of employees. Sometimes a blank canvas is preferred as the company is able to instill its values and culture into the role, but a deep experience of a challenging L&D execution is usually preferred. A firm background in HR is a requirement for most positions, so that the candidate needs to be aware of how learning and development fits into the bigger picture. Experience of dealing with the sector in which the company operates will also be advantageous to the applicant, as all fields have different expectations. Find Head of L&D Jobs with Cast UK With offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester and a client list that covers the whole of the UK, Cast UK is the first place many HR professionals contact when they are ready to take the next step in their careers. Similarly, many companies now come direct to us the moment they deduce that they need a head of learning and development. That’s how we are able to provide a fast, high quality service to clients and candidates alike. We can only put your name forward if we have your details, however. That’s why you should call us today on 0161 825 0825 so that we can get your name in our system and let you know of any openings that could be attractive to you.

Head of Learning and Development Jobs in Nottinghamshire

A county located in the East Midlands, Nottinghamshire shares borders with South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Those seeking Head of Learning and Development roles in the region will have plenty of options to consider, particularly in the larger settlements like Mansfield, Newark-on-Trent and Worksop.

Nottingham, the traditional county town, is the biggest settlement in the area, with the largest population. It also usually ranks within the top 10 highest GDPs per capita in the country. However, the county council is based in West Bridgford.

For much of its past, the region thrived on agriculture and textiles. Nottinghamshire is probably best known for its famous fictional resident, Robin Hood. Indeed, the legend of the man who robbed from the rich to feed the poor is the major reason for the region's high rate of tourism. Meanwhile, the local economy also relies on the service sector and retail.

What's more, a number of large companies have headquarters or major facilities in the region. Boots the Chemist was founded in Nottingham in 1849 and its head office is still there. Others include E.ON UK, Gala Group, Siemens, Speedo, Games Workshop, Experian, Reuters and Capital One.

Cast UK - helping you find fresh opportunities

If you're searching for Head of Learning and Development positions in Nottinghamshire, why not get in touch with the team at Cast UK?

As recruitment specialists for the procurement, supply chain and logistics sectors, we can provide you with the advice you need to carry out a successful job hunt.

We work with clients and candidates across the country and can help you secure a role that matches your skills, qualifications and objectives.

In addition, we have a team of regional specialists who can provide you with the details about a specific part of the country, such as the job market, potential employers and average salary.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Nottinghamshire or source a new job in Nottinghamshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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