Global L&D Business Partner
Great people go far at Specsavers
Specsavers is an international optical retail company with great success in all its markets. We are proud of our success and are still growing. We operate in 10 countries. Our people are the engine behind the success – close to 30,000 talented, driven and entrepreneurial people. The culture in Specsavers attracts people who like to work with great and professional people. Our business hand-picks the best qualified people to grow and support with development and career opportunities in our support offices around the world.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Global Learning & Development Business Partner to join our business. You will be responsible for the execution of L&D proposals, within all functions across our support offices globally, delivering creative learning solutions that underpin the annual and longer-term plans of the business, and which enhance both individual and business performance.
You will need to develop strong relationships with HR Business Partners and functional Leaders / Heads of, to support the delivery of annual people plans and business plans. This will include close working with senior stakeholders on specified projects to fully understand the training requirements that underpin future strategies. You may be called upon to represent these specific projects at board level, where you will need to discuss progress against specific activity, managing challenge from senior stakeholders, influencing and negotiating accordingly.
This role is instrumental in helping to shape the learning strategy and approach the business follows, maximising contributions from the Support Office L&D Design and Delivery teams. For this role, we are seeking an inspirational L&D professional with exceptional consultation and communication skills, presence, credibility and commercial acumen. You will need to be able to effectively manage the workload and scheduling of your own projects and stakeholders, setting the standard for effective scoping, high-level development and evaluation of all L&D projects.
We are happy to talk flexible working!
The closing date for applicatons is Tuesday 30 April 2019