Head of Learning and Development

Bruin Financial

Ref: 34024
We are currently working with a fantastic Financial Services firm on their search for a creative and dynamic Head of Learning and development to join them in their Manchester-based office and lead a busy and successful team. This role will offer the right candidate the opportunity and autonomy to create and lead in the delivery of an agenda that encompasses all facets of L&D including; in person training, E-learning design and management development.

With the support of multiple direct reports whom you will be responsible for nurturing to reach their full potential, you will support a large organisation in the delivery of fresh, exciting learning that makes an impact business-wide.

The right candidate for this position will retain previous experience within a Senior Learning & Development capacity at a large matrixed organisation. You will be filled with innovative ideas and the know-how in how to deliver these and create buy-in from senior management downwards.
Although no two days will be the same, you will be responsible for the following;

  • Leading the creation, development and delivery of the learning strategy and business plan which will align with the business needs
  • Manage stakeholders and identify the areas of improvements needed to further grow the talent development programmes
  • Exhibit support and development plans for the multiple direct reports as they continue to add value to the team
  • Embed a high-performance and efficiency-driven learning message, placing L&D at the heart the people strategy
  • Adhere and understand the need to deliver strong technical skills training that adhere with up to date regulations

The right candidate for this role will have previously worked in a multi-site environment and understand the nuances of a customer service or high-volume client-facing business.

If this position sounds like your next move then please apply today!


Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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