Group Learning and Development Manager (ROI and UK)

We are currently seeking to recruit a Group Learning and Development Manager to join our wider Human Resources team. 


The Group Learning & Development Manager is a new & exciting role which will oversee all Learning & Development activity for the group in Ireland & the UK. The successful candidate will work closely with the HR team to manage the Learning, Training & Development agenda while also managing the LMS system & external stakeholders. 


  • Plan, Design and Lead training programmes for entry level to middle management within the business from concept to execution while supporting team initiatives in the area of Learning & Development
  • Facilitate & deliver the on-going people development aspects of the business strategy.
  • Develop strategic programmes to build skills, enhance leadership capability and provide personal development opportunities.
  • Support robust Succession and Development Plans for critical business roles
  • Provide Senior Leaders with subject matter expertise in forecasting and planning their talent and development pipeline requirements in line with the Group Strategy.
  • Design and implementation of development programmes for the senior leadership team
  • Assist in the creation of policies and plans to meet the changing needs of the business and to create a high performing organisation.
  • Work with the HR team and the line managers within the group to implement and optimise learning and development process and practices.
  • Deliver & facilitate events- Management training to employees with line management responsibility.
  • Assist members of the HR team in the delivery of training and development initiatives to staff.
  • Promote and facilitate a culture of Learning and Development.
  • Partner with third party suppliers in the development of Development Centres, Selection Centres, 360’s, psychometric offering and executive coaching
  • Develop, monitor and act on metrics which assess the effectiveness and contribution of Learning and Development Programmes


  • 3 years+ working in a busy Learning & Development role
  • Third level qualification/CIPD required in HRM or business-related discipline
  • Experience in delivering formal and informal training interventions to a multi-cultural workforce.
  • Passionate and interested in growing talented people at all levels
  • Structured approach to managing initiatives from inception through to execution, with a proven track record of delivering results in line with the business needs
  • Proven ability of managing & delivering cross-functional projects
  • Track record of working effectively in high-pressure environment with evolving priorities
  • Expertise in learning needs analysis and learning content creation and delivery
  • Knowledge of the development of psychometric, 360 tools and other talent management tools
  • Good knowledge of HR processes and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal, and management skills and high professional standards for work quality.
  • Experience in coaching and developing others to fulfil their potential.
  • Ability to work on own initiative on project-based tasks.
  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Strong Computer literacy – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HR IT Systems.


To apply please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or for confidential enquiries contact Pamela Walsh, Talent Acquisition Manager, 087-3370101

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