All good companies base their HR strategy around retaining and attracting the best talent, and a big part of this goal is their commitment to learning and development throughout the business. The best employees demand it, but there are sound business reasons for keeping L&D up to date. To prevent grand L&D strategies from fizzling out once they leave the board room, however, it’s essential that learning and development managers are appointed to ensure the strategies are put into action, hence the need for good learning and development managers.
Depending on the size of the company, the learning and development manager either reports to a director of L&D or the board in general and may have a degree of autonomy when it comes to designing and implementing strategies. The L&D manager is judged on how well she or he delivers the KPIs laid down by the organization, which usually revolve around talent retention and performance of the department they oversee. Learning and development management is a great step in the ladder towards directorship, as it can shine a light on the manager’s ability to interpret strategies and put them into action.
While previous experience of learning and development management is often preferred, many companies consider experienced HR professionals who have dealt with all aspects of L&D, such as appraisals, examinations, assessments and personal development programmes and have put these into action for a busy company.
You should have a rounded set of skills on the current best practice in the field of learning and development gained through continuous learning on the back of some appropriate qualifications. An ability to demonstrate that you can manage people in a methodical and consistent manner is also required – for example you need to keep on top of qualifications that may expire and ensure they are re-sat and renewed as appropriate. Experience of working in the same field is also advantageous.
Some of the UK’s most exciting companies that are growing and changing are trying to find good learning and development managers to ensure their employees are up to speed on all aspects of their business. If you have experience in this area, you could be just the person they are looking for. We have great relationships with companies up and down the country because we have the details of hundreds of excellent HR professionals, and our consultants are skilled at matching the two together.
Cast UK can help you get your foot in the door of these companies so you can demonstrate to them why you should be their next learning and development manager. Call us today on 0333 121 3345 to get started.
A county in the region of England known as Yorkshire and the Humber, North Yorkshire is England's largest ceremonial county and it comprises most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.
Those seeking Learning and Development Manager vacancies in North Yorkshire will have a number of options to consider, while the lovely scenery and wealth of outdoor space will be much appreciated by anyone who enjoys spending time in the great outdoors during their days off.
Settlements in North Yorkshire include Harrogate, Scarborough and Ripon. Meanwhile, the county town is Northallerton.
Much of the local economy is based on agriculture, in addition to mineral extraction and power. Technology, printing, retail and the service sector are also important industries, while tourism also brings a significant amount of money to the county.
Plaxons, a company that manufactures coaches and buses, has been based in Scarborough for more than 100 years - although it started out as a joinery workshop.
Richmond Foods is also located in North Yorkshire. It is one of Europe's largest ice cream production facilities, manufacturing Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles ice lollies and Fab bars.
If you're looking for Learning and Development Manager opportunities in North Yorkshire, or anywhere else in the country, get in touch with Cast UK today.
With many years of experience in recruitment for the logistics, procurement and supply chain sectors, we work hard to match the best applicants to each vacancy, and we are committed to helping you find positions that match your skills, qualifications and long-term objectives.
In addition, our regional experts can provide you with further information that aid in your job search - such as which employers to target, the average salary for the region and the types of jobs that are available.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within North Yorkshire or source a new job in North Yorkshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
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