Learning and Development Manager

Reading Permanent £45,000 - £55,000
  • You will set the Learning and Development Agenda
  • You will be asked to focus on Talent Development

About Our Client

Based in the Reading area our client is a well regarded Professional Services ( Accountancy / Legal / Consultancy ) organisation.

Job Description

As Learning and Development Manager / L&D Manager you will:

Based in the Reading area, you will have the responsibility for developing, shaping and driving the organisation's talent plans and learning and development across all of its employees.

Utilising key workforce information and data, the post-holder will work with the Heads of Departments to understand current and future training and development. The post-holder will work to develop and improve to a "best-in-class"appraoch to Talent.


  • Collaborate with the Heads of Departments and each employee to ensure effective training and development for each employee of the organisation and the effectiveness of the organisation's continuing performance review process;
  • Manage, lead and drive the organisation's training and development and specialism programme;
  • Report on improvements across the organisation and assist with identifying opportunities for further improvement, development and specialisation
  • Prepare and deliver specific training programmes on generic service topics.
  • Work with identifying and managing relationships with specific training providers across areas of development for the organisation and in terms of improving the lawyers specialist knowledge and skills.
  • Attend events, training fairs and other activities to identify and source potential opportunities for new training and development.
  • Play an active part in planning and mapping talent improvements throughout the organisation to assist and support people retention.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be able to work in the Reading area at least 3 day a week.

They must also demonstrate previous experience in a Learning and Development Manager role / L&D Manager role.

In addition the following experience will be highly desirable:

  • Experience working in the Professional Services Sector ( accountancy, Consultancy, Law or Financial Services )
  • Experienced of implementing training and development strategy aligned to challenging commercial goals and business objectives
  • Exposure to workforce planning within fast-paced, corporate environment
  • Knowledge of anti-discrimination and equal opportunities legislation
  • Knowledge and use of different training and development models and approaches.

What's on Offer

The chance to join an organisation where you can create and implement a Talent strategy.

A salary of between £45,000 and £55,000 + benefits.

Hybrid working with a requirement to be in the offices for 3 days a week.

Luc Salmon
Quote job ref

Job summary

Human Resources
Human Resources Subsector
Professional Services & Consultancy
Contract type
Consultant name
Luc Salmon
Job reference

About Page Executive

Page Executive are inclusive Recruiters and Hirers, as reflected in our Clear Assured Gold Standard Accreditation from the Clear Company. We are passionate about attracting diverse talent and are committed to ensuring our processes are inclusive and supportive.