Central England Co-Operative Careers

Learning and Development Facilitator -12 month FTC
Full Time

Salary
£28,000
Hours
39
Contract Term
Fixed Term

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Location:
Shared Services - Staffordshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

As a Learning and Development Facilitator within HR Shared Service you will deliver brain friendly learning activities in line with Society strategy, objectives and values to drive the development of leadership behaviours and equip colleagues with the knowledge and skills to carry out work related tasks.

You will be facilitating Learning and Development (L&D) initiatives including virtual activities, face to face events, online learning activities and business work requests to support colleagues across our trading estate, covering a wide range of subjects relevant to our key trading businesses of retail and funeral.

You will have an understanding of brain friendly learning principles to support our diverse approach. You will also have an understanding of online learning techniques and will be involved in the creation of online learning packages.

You will build key relationships with business stakeholders and HR administrators to ensure day to day queries, event scheduling, event administration and logistics are fully planned and implemented. You will also assist with sourcing and appointing external learning providers, ensuring that quality, safety and costs are consistent and fair.

You will take responsibility for continuing compliance with any legal, regulatory and industry body codes of practice and review all learning materials on an on-going basis to develop the core L&D offering to meet current and future business, team and individual needs ensuring that they are aligned with business strategy, brand and objectives.

You will keep your knowledge of current and emerging developments in learning design and delivery up to date to assist in the provision of leading edge learning solutions. You will evaluate learning content and methods of delivery and recommend improvement strategies based on your findings.

You will ideally have a CIPD Certificate in Learning & Development (or relevant qualification) and will be used to working within a customer focused environment. Some travel to learning venues across our trading estate may be required.

As a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.