HR, Learning and Development Manager

Full Time, Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: HR, Learning and Development Manager

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to £60k 

About the Company:

An established alternative finance provider specialising providing short-term lending and invoice finance to SMEs throughout the UK. Based predominantly in the North our client is well-respected with a very strong and experienced management team. The company has enjoyed consistent growth in the 10 years it has been trading and boasts an enviable reputation for being both a great employer and a fair and transparent lender. Now expanding its operation into the Midlands and beyond.

Job Description: 

To work with the leadership team and business wide on the development and implementation of HR strategic and operational plans. To act as a point of contact across the business for HR related matters and employee relations issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop “trusted advisor” status relationships with the leadership team to influence the HR agenda and strategy
  • Work across the business to develop and deliver HR plans which are aligned with the needs of the business
  • Provide “thought leadership” information, advice and guidance in response to challenges within the employment markets and offer guidance and advice in relation to team structures, staffing models and resourcing
  • Utilise HR metrics to provide a platform for improving efficiencies, increasing colleague engagement levels and developing a HR business which delivers value to the group
  • Own the on boarding process for all new colleagues to ensure they feel a high level of engagement within the group
  • Further develop and enhance the groups performance management system, appraisal system and develop an enhanced learning and development framework
  • Build and implement a succession planning model

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • The successful candidate will ideally be fully CIPD qualified and have a good amount of experience in the field in a financial services environment.
  • Experience of organisational development, change management and stakeholder management with a proven track record in coaching, motivating, influencing and empowering.
  • Good commercial acumen with the ability to contribute to the wider business and HR agenda.
  • Solution oriented with an energetic and positive outlook. Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities
  • Confident, with the ability to challenge constructively, combined with a level of resilience

For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie Phillips on

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