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Learning & Development Generalist

What is on offer?

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Learning & Development Generalist to join our Learning & Development team at our Global Headquarters in Prescot. As the Learning & Development Generalist you will interface with defined groups to identify, develop, deliver and evaluate blended learning and development solutions that support the business objectives of these groups, as well as contribute to the HR and L&D strategic plans and projects.


About us

Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals and solid fuels industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.



Do you have what it takes?

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support client departments by understanding their learning needs then developing, delivering and evaluating learning solutions that meet those needs.
  • Support key L&D team projects projects as necessary.
  • Research developments / new thinking in the L&D function including advances in the delivery of asynchronous and synchronous L&D programmes and make relevant recommendations internally.
  • Support the development and implementation of coherent people plans in relation to learning and development within the client group.
  • Deliver excellence in all aspects of service delivery by identifying measurement criteria and areas for improvement in services, and by implementing good practice.
  • To ensure that automation of all transactional L&D activity is considered and put in place as relevant.
  • Develop and contribute to L&D and wider ‘people’ strategies, new initiatives, policies and procedures to meet the aims of the business.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours:

  • Understand; the potential of L&D to add value, L&D best practice, the importance of aligning L&D with business needs
  • Strong needs analysis and research skills,
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and with minimal supervision
  • Experience in designing and delivering integrated, blended learning solutions that aim to fulfil specific learning outcomes and can be shown to have done so
  • Experience of building effective relationships with internal customers and external providers to enable the delivery of fit-for-purpose, cost effective solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear, well-structured reports and briefs
  • Have demonstrated the willingness and ability to tread a new path where necessary.



Required Work Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully working in a complex L&D function at ‘Advisor / Generalist’ level or equivalent
  • Has seen ‘what good looks like’ in a large complex organisation
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering successful programme outcomes
  • Experience in developing innovative learning and development solutions
  • Have worked with an operational digital learning platform (desirable).



Required Qualifications 

  • Education: BA / BSc Degree or equivalent, preferably in HR
  • CIPD Level 3 Qualification desirable



Travel / Rotation Requirements 

  • Occasional UK and overseas travel



What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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