Learning & Development / HR Advisor

Artisan Biscuits
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
09 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning & Development / HR Advisor


To support the HR function acting as a specialist HR Advisor in all learning and development and talent activities by shaping, co-ordinating and delivering the learning and development agenda. You will take a leading role in delivering and creating induction and training plans that will support the business to succeed. You will develop your colleagues through coaching and giving feedback. Act as generalist HR support to the broader HR team supporting with recruitment and succession planning, grievance and discipline cases.

The role of Learning & Development / HR Advisor:

  • To develop, review and implement training and development processes and programmes across the company.
  • To design and deliver courses, coaching, learning and training sessions that meet the needs of the business.
  • Develop and deliver induction programmes.
  • Monitor and manage the completion of staff probationary periods, supporting and coaching line managers, where applicable.
  • Review, monitor and coordinate performance development reviews.
  • Design and deliver management development programmes and training workshops , as required.
  • To support the continuous improvement of HR and L&D processes, policies and procedures.
  • Manage external learning and training.
  • To deliver bespoke initiatives and projects as required.
  • Support the HR Manager in the talent and succession planning activity for the company.
  • Manage the training needs analysis process for the business.
  • Administer and coordinate annual training programmes.
  • Develop 3rd party relationships for training and development.
  • To provide support as generalist HR advisor including recruitment, attendance discipline duties.


  • Experience in the design and delivery of training programmes
  • Experience in the delivery of coaching
  • Proven track record of working in a specialist learning and development role
  • Experience of working in a generalist HR environment.
  • Experience in developing best practice learning and development solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Experience of designing and implementing people performance management processes.
  • Experience of the evaluation of training and learning needs across a multi-sited business.
  • Experience in a FMCG or food environment would be beneficial but not essential.


  • CIPD qualification (Associate member) or equivalent experience
  • Training qualification would be desirable.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Coaching and feedback skills
  • Able to influence
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • IT literate
  • Creative and Innovative approach
  • Effective project management skills

This role will be based in Ashbourne with frequent travel to Bath and London.