L&D Partner - Leadership and Management Development

Selly Oak, Birmingham
£42,336 - £46,823 per annum, pro rata
22 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

The HR Team at Sense is looking to recruit a L&D Partner who specialises in leadership and management development.

Title: L&D Partner: Leadership and Management Development
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Hours: 24 hours per week (part time)
Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £42,336 - £46,823 per annum, pro rata

About the role 
Based at TouchBase Pears our newly built state of the art centre in Selly Oak, you’ll take the lead for building on our award winning leadership development programme and enhancing our portfolio of management development resources. Later on you’ll help us shape a talent management programme.

As a L&D Partner you will work across our business with our core customer groups that include our social care and education services, our 100+ shops and our charitable activities. You will need to develop an in depth understanding of the needs of these business groups.

This is a great time to join Sense. With our new CEO, we’re working together to finalise our new strategy and in HR we’re right at the start of some really exciting projects. We are currently working on raising the profile of Sense as an employer, increasing ways to engage with our workforce, rationalising our HR systems, reviewing how we say well done and thankyou and much more.

We’ll encourage you to work closely with our other People Partners and HR team in Birmingham and London to grow your network in the not for profit sector.

About you 
Ideally CIPD qualified, you’ll be an innovative and resilient leader, with a successful record of designing and implementing leadership and management development activities that have lasting impact. You’ll have a sound understanding of how to measure the outcomes of your work. You’ll have experience of creating effective talent management programmes in a diverse organisation like ours. Above all you’ll have the ability to drive change that makes a difference to the people we support.

About us 
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Sunday 17 February 2019
Interview date: Thursday 28 February 2019
To start: To be discussed at interview


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete your application.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.