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Learning & Development Business Partner

Job Title: Learning & Development Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 163
Job Published: September 03, 2018 10:43

Job Description

Wates have a fantastic opportunity for an accomplished Learning & Development Business Partner to join our team, to be the primary L&D partner and contact for all aspects of L&D across a defined business unit which make up one of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


This is an exciting and varied role with scope to get involved across a range of core activities within our broad L&D portfolio including: business partnering, managing learning programmes, , learning projects , budget and supplier engagement.  Our portfolio includes:  technical, behavioural, management development, induction & e-learning.


This is a Fixed Term position (maternity cover) joining a busy team so we are looking for you to be delivery focused and driven with a breadth of experience gained in a similar role, this will include the ability to manage multiple priorities/ projects across a number of business areas, providing expertise and enhancing business performance across the organisation.


To be successful in the role you will need to have proven skills in developing and maintaining good business relationships, working face to face and virtually across the UK, managing multiple learning programmes and learning projects that add value to the business.   


Overall we are looking for someone who is passionate about L&D (CIPD qualified) can drive operational excellence and be an advocate of L&D across the business.


Our L&D team is primarily based out of our Head Office in Leatherhead, Surrey. This role will be based out of our Leatherhead office with travel to other regional offices/sites on a regular basis.


A bit about us:


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.

The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People.