Senior Learning and Development Partner

University of Plymouth
December 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:£45,585 - £54,395
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Job details

Job reference


Date posted


Application closing date





£45,585 - £54,395 per annum - Grade 8

Contract Type

Permanent, Full-time

Contractual hours


Job category/type

Professional/Support Services
Senior Learning and Development Partner


Human Resources are seeking a highly motivated Learning and Development (L&D) Specialist to join our team. This exciting new role will suit an experienced L&D specialist who wants to play a critical role in the development and delivery of of a L&D strategy, covering academic, research and professional services staff, which enables the university 2030 strategy. You will partner with leadership teams to support and implement key L&D strategies as well as working collaboratively with colleagues to develop bespoke L&D solutions which support the development of our internal talent. A key focus for this role will be supporting the enhancement of leadership skills and actively engaging with stakeholders to embed a learning culture which develops these skills.

You should possess a blend of L&D and HR functional skills, have exceptional relationship building skills and a genuine passion to develop innovative and engaging ways to provide learning and development opportunities that support a high-performance culture. You will have a proven track record in L&D and providing expertise and advice to managers to influence approaches and outcomes.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training, and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Rachael Nightingale, Head of HR Business Partnering by email [email protected].

The expected closing date is 12 midnight, Sunday 17th December 2023, however, this position may close earlier if sufficient applications have been received.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 8th January 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

Job Description

From this employer

Recent blogs

Recent news