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Learning and Development Advisor

Full Time

Avant Homes

Learning and Development Advisor Nottingham

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Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East & West Midlands, with six regional offices employing over 700 people. We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for aLearning and Development Advisor to join our HR team. As this a mobile role, we are happy for applicants to be based from one of our regional offices in either Chesterfield, Wakefield or Nottingham.

The Role

Are you an L&D professional with experience of delivering, creating and developing engaging training content?

Are you a strong relationship builder, a natural coach, an individual passionate about supporting colleague development?

If the answer is yes, then look no further your next career could be with us!

As our Learning and Development Advisor, you will be responsible for designing and delivering learning solutions across our business, focusing on customer service and sales excellence initially, by driving improvements in capability through the development and implementation of training programmes and processes which support the achievement of the overall people plan and customer experience.

This is a mobile role and will involve travel to our regional offices and developments throughout our regions therefore, a full UK driving licence will be required. Your base location will be our Group head office in Barlborough, Chesterfield. 

Key duties and requirements

You will also be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Planning, designing, coordinating and delivering all aspects of functional training and content for our customer service and sales teams, in accordance with business needs and legislation.
  • Providing support with our ongoing training and apprenticeship programmes including maintaining the CITB grants and Apprenticeship levy.
  • Developing and implementing appropriate development programmes to enhance capability, upskill and coach for key roles within the business, across all levels.
  • Regularly reviewing training programmes and content.
  • Utilising technology such as our internal e-learning platform in order to maximise user learning and also provide blended sessions where required.
  • Carryout post training evaluations with delegates and line managers to ensure training is embedded.
  • Responsibility for the maintenance and reporting on all training data and information.
  • Working proactively with internal departments and our leadership team to ensure effective cross team collaboration and communication.

Essential Skills

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Learning and Development Advisor, you will hold previous experience within in similar role, ideally for a housebuilder or construction company.

You will also possess a detailed understanding of learning and development best practice and techniques.

To be considered for the role you must also;

  • Possess excellent presentation and delivery skills.
  • Experience of training design including face to face delivery, virtual delivery, and use of other media such as e-learning platforms.
  • Be comfortable in presenting to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Possess a good understanding of the Apprenticeship levy, NVQ frameworks and other external training resources available to support colleague and business development needs.
  • Showcase proficiency in Microsoft packages, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power point and Project.
  • Be organised and structured with an eye for detail.
  • Convey a flexible attitude to changing business requirements.

About Company

What will you get in return? 

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan/ cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform 

If this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!

Essential Requirements

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Learning and Development Advisor, you will hold previous experience within in similar role, ideally for a housebuilder or construction company.

You will also possess a detailed understanding of learning and development best practice and techniques.

To be considered for the role you must also;

  • Possess excellent presentation and delivery skills.
  • Experience of training design including face to face delivery, virtual delivery, and use of other media such as e-learning platforms.
  • Be comfortable in presenting to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Possess a good understanding of the Apprenticeship levy, NVQ frameworks and other external training resources available to support colleague and business development needs.
  • Showcase proficiency in Microsoft packages, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power point and Project.
  • Be organised and structured with an eye for detail.
  • Convey a flexible attitude to changing business requirements.

COVID-19 Learning and Development Advisor Nottingham

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