Learning & Development Manager

Location Telford
Job Type Executive
Salary £47500 - 50000 per year car allowance £5,400 + pension - 6% employer contribution + employee stock purchase plan + life assu
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Learning & Development Manager


  • £47,500 - £50,000 basic salary
  • Car allowance £5,400
  • Pension – 6% employer contribution
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Life assurance and health care cover
  • 24 days’ leave + public holidays


Location: Telford, Shropshire



ATA Search is working for a multi-site and £multi-million manufacturing business boasting sales of over £80m, they are highly profitable and driven by strategic growth both organic and through acquisition. Well established and identified as a market leader in their field, this company sets the standard by employee satisfaction, excellent customer service and providing a product that is unrivalled by their competition.



Employee engagement is key to their success with a low staff turnover and loyal workforce. Aside from this, the group is driven by sustainability and improvement projects significantly reducing their carbon footprint and energy consumption. As a result, my client is looking to recruit an experienced Learning & Development Manager who will play a pivotal role in leading all Learning & Development related activities at their factory in Telford.



For further information on this confidential assignment, please email an up-to-date CV and contact number to ajay.bhella@ata-search.co.uk


Key accountabilities:

  • Developing and implementing learning strategies and programs
  • Designing e-learning courses, career plans, workshops and more
  • Responsible for talent mapping, identifying rising stars and succession planning
  • Evaluate individual and organisational development needs and implement various learning methods companywide
  • Review and implement leadership and management training such as ILM
  • Designing a range of learning interventions, including technical, behavioural and leadership programmes
  • Review the PDR (performance development review) and implement corrective actions related to training & development
  • Review, improve and manage the training matrix, manage all online training programmes and work with the IIC Academy
  • Manage leadership, coaching and mentoring programmes across the business
  • Responsible for setting and controlling the learning, development and training budget



  • An experienced Learning & Development Manager, Organisational Development Manager or related role
  • The ideal applicant will have had some exposure to the engineering, manufacturing or FMCG market
  • A suitable and relevant qualification such as CIPD (or working towards)
  • Experienced in embedding a performance management culture, success planning and talent pipelining
  • Outstanding communication skills and an ability to influence decisions
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Commutable or based in Telford


You will have full autonomy to manage all Learning & Development related activities across two sites with over 350 personnel. As a stock listed business that are driven by growth, there will be numerous opportunities for you to progress within the larger group and for a Group Learning & Development Managers position in the future.



How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information or please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Search by emailing an up-to-date copy of your CV to ajay.bhella@ata-search.co.uk



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