In this role you will help to develop LiveWest's leadership capability through the design and delivery of engaging and effective learning programs and the associated tools. The scope ranges from Supervisors and emerging leaders through to Executive level. It will involve programme design and delivery, as well as selecting and managing external suppliers and partners. The role is about much more than training -you will be constantly seeking out innovative and practical ways to ensure our leaders have both the skill and will to be successful.
Defining short- and medium-term leader development needs from emerging leaders / Supervisors through to Executive level
Designing engaging and effective leader development programmes based on the LiveWest capability framework
Facilitation and management of learning events for leaders
Development of tools for leaders to support and enhance their learning
Design and facilitation of Development/Assessment Centres
Managing external partnerships & suppliers relating to leader development
Acting as an internal Leadership consultant
Coaching the People Development Managers, thus enabling them to provide day-to-day support to our Leaders
Produce and publish a leadership development activity schedule
Contribute to the development and maintenance of LiveWest's capability frameworks
For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack. We have one opportunity available which can be based in any of our three main offices.
About The Candidate
To be considered for the role of Leadership Development Manager, you will:
Be MCIPD qualified (or equivalent expertise through study and experience)
Have evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to continuous learning
Have accreditation in behavioural assessment tools or leadership systems would be well regarded
Possess strong learning design skills - including the ability to reflect our culture and values in all content
Have exceptional facilitation ability, and significant experience in facilitating leadership and behavioural programmes
Be able to demonstrate understanding of adult learning and 70:20:10 methodology
Have experience in the design and utilisation of toolkits for leaders
Possess the ability to design and facilitate development / assessment centres
Show significant coaching experience, including at a senior level
Have the ability to align all activity to business strategy - a pragmatic outlook that enables you to provide real solutions to real problems
Be able to demonstrate confidence and gravitas, enabling you to be equally comfortable with Supervisors, Managers and Executives
Have the ability to influence a range of stakeholders and challenge the status quo
Have knowledge of a range of leadership models and systems, with experience of applying them in reality
Show strong communication skills
Possess MS Office skills
Hold a full driving licence (as regular travel is required across the South West)
Show a bility to works at pace
Demonstrates emotional intelligence
Show resilience and a pragmatic approach
Be creative and innovative - you are across current and emerging themes in leadership and learning
Be collaborative and consultative
Be able to deal with customers courteously and professionally at all times
Be able to challenge convention in the way we work to continually improve our business
Have the ability to reflect on own performance for personal development
Be able to take an organised approach to work, plan, monitor and adapt priorities
In return, we provide a generous entitlement to paid holiday increasing with length of service, a pension scheme, a healthcare cash back plan, and great opportunities and support to develop your career. We also offer free parking, a car share scheme and an on site cafe.
About The Company
At LiveWest, we believe in a home for everyone. We own and manage 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.
We take the time to listen to, understand and learn from our customers. We focus on thriving as a business and employer, so we can deliver more homes and even better services.
Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture
embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone
belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.
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