Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Learning and Development Manager


Job Description:

Learning and Development Manager
Supporting training and apprenticeships
Monday to Friday office hours early finish Friday

We are a recognised name in the building materials sector and supports the sector in so many ways. With a network that spans nearly £40 billion in sales this is a business and a role that can really give variety without being a heavy hitting sales role.

The role of L&D and training manager will be diverse, and you will be involved in so many areas of the business and industry.

Main Duties/Responsibilities: Training & Development

  • Promote training, learning and development to members
  • Work with our training providers, develop and produce new and accredited courses for the company
  • Review training provider contracts annually
  • Work with the Commercial Director to review training prices annually
  • Support Regional Managers in promotion and development of training
  • Liaise with the marketing department to produce training literature and business guides
  • Accredit training courses
  • Develop new accredited training courses and qualifications, working in conjunction with the Commercial Director
  • Manage the Training & Admin Support staff member and support them with regular reviews and documented PDP’s
  • Represent key programmes to the Management Committee

Apprenticeships (subject to internal restructure, this will be a lead or manage part of the role)

  • Lead, market and promote on the apprenticeships programme
  • Create and develop partnerships with training providers, particularly for levy funded training
  • Advise and comment of training and educational policy issues on apprenticeships and skills, qualifications, and training
  • Advise and provide information on apprenticeship standards, application and recruitment incentives and processes
  • Advise members on funding opportunities for apprenticeships and develop bespoke solutions
  • Lead, market and promote the apprenticeship programme
  • Manage the relationship with the apprenticeships service provider
  • Liaise with training providers to develop specific sector apprenticeship levels/courses


  • Experience in a related training, learning and development role
  • Education to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Able to plan own workload priorities and work within deadlines
  • Must be willing to travel and attend events around the UK
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Have good English literacy, communication, and presentation skills
  • Able to communicate with people at all levels by phone, e-mail and in person
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and be willing to be flexible and help in a small team
  • It is likely that the successful candidate will live in easy commuting distance of our Coventry Office
  • Hold a current driving licence

Press apply now or call Natalie on 07498575779

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Management Consultancy
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Some Secondary School Coursework