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L&D Consultant

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    £23000 - £30000 per annum + 25 holiday, pension, free gym, incentives

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    Karina Oluwo

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    12 days ago

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Professional Development: Consultant > Senior Consultant *option to do a subsidised L3 L&D Learning & Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard alongside your role, permitting the success of your probation meeting.

La Fosse Associates are looking to recruit an L&D Consultant on a permanent basis. This is an exciting role to assist the L&D team to design and deliver the business learning and development activities and portfolio, ensuring continuous evaluation and improvement, to keep aligned to business needs.

The L&D Consultant role plays a key part in helping to scale the business effectively, whilst at the same time, preserving and enhancing, the core behaviours and values that have made us successful so far: treating people well within our collegiate and high-performance culture.

You will be working within the wider People team, including Talent, HR, and L&D. We are looking for someone with some previous work experience in recruitment or a training role, as the successful applicant will be required to take on the management and delivery of training programmes as part of their probation objectives.

The Role

The successful applicant will report into the L&D lead, and need to demonstrate the professional skills and soft skills below:

Technical Expertise

  • How and why different learning delivery channels, (i.e. face-to-face, blended or digital), contribute to effective learning

  • How to measure the impact of a learning intervention on delegates through L1/L2 Kirkpatrick

  • The latest learning practices

  • How diversity and inclusion influence the planning and delivery of L&D interventions

Business and Commercial understanding

  • What their organisation does, its structure, values and its external market and sector

  • The commercial context, drivers and process behind learning needs and solutions

L&D Function

  • The various L&D roles that may be required for effective learning and development in the organisation

  • Their roles and responsibilities within the L&D structure


Identification of training & learner needs:

  • Identify and analyse learning needs

  • Consult with stakeholders to draw out relevant information and provide feedback to inform learning and training requirements

  • Use effective analytical skills to seek out and analyse information

Training and learning design:

Design, construct, and structure training / learning resources to meet a variety of needs, which will include:

  • Research of delivery options and resources including digital / online / blended solutions

  • Planning programmes / sessions / modules

  • Selecting appropriate delivery methods

  • Designing creative, engaging, appropriate, and inclusive learning activities (could be e-learning, digital collaboration, group sessions, blended etc.)

  • Developing materials and resources to support learning

Training and learning delivery:

  • Confidently engage all learners in structured learner-centred training

  • Plan, organise and prepare for training in a timely fashion

  • Interact with learners of varying abilities, using a broad range of techniques, including carefully planned and executed questioning techniques

  • Facilitate and deliver learning in a face-to-face, blended and digital environment

  • Manage participation, attitudes and behaviours to reach learning objectives


  • Evaluate the impact of learning solutions - measure and assess development initiatives for effectiveness, business relevance, efficiency, and continually seek ways to improve learning solutions

  • Apply techniques to analyse the impact of training from learners' experience, through L1/L2 Kirkpatrick

Communication and Interpersonal:

  • Communicate and influence through a range of media - phone, face-to-face, email, virtual

  • Build trust and sound relationships with internal stakeholders, team and colleagues

  • Handle conflict and sensitive situations professionally and confidentially, seeking support where necessary

Teamwork and collaboration:

  • Consistently support colleagues / collaborate within the team to achieve results

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with others in the L&D team and the wider business as required


Constant and curious learner:

  • Proactively look, listen and question to understand and learn

  • An interest in new ideas and techniques, seeking and taking on board feedback, identifying areas for self-development

Collaborative partner:

  • Consideration of the needs of others alongside the needs of the business

  • Act with integrity and demonstrate organisational values in all professional relationships

  • Deliver the outcomes of their work through co-design, demonstrating a willingness to question and challenge as appropriate

Passionate and agile deliverer:

  • An energy and enthusiasm for their work, ensuring the focus is always on delivering the best learning outcomes and impacts

  • Responsiveness and flexibility to changing business and learner needs

  • Personal resilience to manage competing priorities

  • Confidence in delivery