Learning & Development Manager

  • Vacancy Title
  • Learning & Development Manager
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Vp plc
  • Location
  • Yorkshire
  • Closing Date
  • 01/09/2022
  • Job Description
  • About the role

    Working alongside the Head of L&D, you’ll inspire our people with your innovative approach to learning and development. As a life-long learner, you’ll enthuse others to flourish with the rich and stretching learning experiences you create.

    Operational, behavioural, management and leadership development will see you deal with people at all levels and roles within the Group. You will need to live in the Yorkshire region as working in the Group head office in Harrogate would be regularly required you will also be required to travel throughout the UK .

    What we are looking for

    We absolutely have a passion for improving the skills, knowledge and behaviours of our people and expect you to have this in the forefront of all that you stand for in leading Learning & Development in an organisation. You will have a natural ability to communicate and influence and constantly seek out new insights and trends, whilst also having the skills to tailor what we do to a wide and varied audience.

    Our Learning & Development Manager will also demonstrate the following abilities:


    • Very strong research skills allowing for the discovery of best in class solutions
    • An ability to transform compliance matters and processes into exciting learning solutions
    • A proven track record of designing customer service training in a contact centre environment
    • Excellent design skills to create inspiring learning experiences for self-study, the training room and digital solutions
    • Outstanding relationship building and influencing skills for internal and external connections, including universities, colleges, training providers and associated organisations for
    • Thorough knowledge and insights of the latest L&D trends achieved through membership of relevant bodies or forums
    • A level 5 qualification in HR or L&D.

    If you think you have everything we’re looking for and more, then we would love to hear from you.

    What we can offer you

    We recognise we’re asking for a lot! In return we can offer you an exciting, challenging and very broad L&D role. All this is wrapped up with an excellent rewards package. This will include:


    • 3 x annual salary life assurance
    • Private medical insurance
    • A company car
    • An annual bonus
    • A salary of up to £45,000

    Something about us


    Vp is a specialist rental business, with a successful 60+ year trading history. The Group is made up of several specialist businesses employing around 2,750 people in our branches, depots and offices both here in the UK and overseas. We help deliver some of the most challenging and exciting construction projects, always mindful of our impact on people, our communities and the environment. The way we do things is as important to us as what we do, and this is underpinned by our culture.


    This culture allows us to achieve our commercial goals and make this a place where people really want to come and work. We’re continuing to grow and we need great people to join us and add to our story.