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Learning & Development Advisor

  • Job reference: 923271
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HR , Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 08/01/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Learning & Development Advisor, based in Aberdeen.


Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for the full life cycle of all management and leadership development, from needs analysis, design, development to execution, facilitation and evaluation.
Design and facilitation of internal development opportunities such as mentoring and 1:1 coaching. Conducts 1:1 coaching.
Design of appraisal process ensuring it's fit for purpose. Drive implementation to ensure uptake and quality.
Design and implementation of succession planning process ensuring it is rolled out and adhered to across all functions on and offshore.
Design and deliver team facilitation events utilising appropriate psychometric testing tools.
Key focal point in relation to development activities, providing guidance to management and staff on a range of learning and organisational development matters.
Identification and design of learning solutions to support organisational change and development.
Work closely with HR Business Partners and advise on learning and organisational development matters.
Ensure business processes surrounding learning and organisational development are fit for purpose.
Contribute to the planning, development and implementation of the most appropriate training and strategies and policies for the improvement of the business.
Identify learning and development needs for the business collating information from appraisals, business plans and feedback from individuals.
Assist in the organisation of resources required for the efficient provision of training programmes, co-ordinating budgets with department heads.
Negotiate effective cost arrangements and monitor providers performance against effectiveness, managing improvements where required.
Design, development and implementation of behavioural competency solutions and appropriate implementation of these in learning and organisational development initiatives.
Assist with the development of key competence solutions within the business (behavioural and supervisor competences excluded).
Maintain an up to date knowledge of the competency provision to ensure cover is available as required.
Continuously develops own knowledge and skills through professional development and maintains an awareness and knowledge of contemporary L&D issues.
As a member of the Emergency Response Team, participates in the call-out rota and provides a high standard of HR-related support in relation to incidents and emergencies and ensures the provision of a high standard of response in such situations.

Qualifications/ Experience:
Professional qualification - member of CIPD or equivalent degree level qualification
Significant practical, relevant experience of working within a learning and development team.
Previous experience of having worked in support and delivery of a full L&D service from identification of learning needs to evaluation of learning solutions.
Previous experience of design and delivery of learning solutions.
Previous experience of facilitating team solutions and other organisational development activities.
IT literate: HR database, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to intermediate level.
Current knowledge of UK L&D best practice and operational competency requirements.
Experience of supporting talent management including succession planning, talent reviews and Performance management
First hand knowledge and experience of the UK oil and gas industry.
Knowledge of Oracle HRMS suite of programs.
Use of psychometric tests in team solutions i.e. Insights, MBTI.
Willing and able to travel offshore.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 923271.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.