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Learning and Development Consultant

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £65,000 + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Paul Clayton
  • Expiry Date: 23 September 2022
  • Job Ref: PC/19482


​Job Description: My client who operate in the Wealth Management space are looking for a Learning & Development Consultant to help develop the company’s learning and development strategy.

The role will involve:

• Design, development, implementation and evaluation of L&D courses to meet the needs of all levels of employees within the business but with particular emphasis on knowledge and skills development of advisers.

• Engagement with Managers across the business to build an ongoing L&D programme that meets the company’s long-term business strategy and growth plans.

• Work collaboratively with colleagues to agree plans and effective styles of development.

• Work alongside the Regional Managers to carry out learning needs analysis to ensure training plans and courses meet identified gaps.

• Create and implement innovative and engaging content that positively encourages Advisers to embrace development, thus transferring to the job and improving their competency, client experience and results.

• Prepare and deliver induction training for new and acquired Advisers to ensure that they quickly become effective in company policies, products and procedures.

• Provide an ongoing programme of soft skills development for Advisers and other employees to enhance the client experience and create business opportunities.

• Construct, provide and monitor individual training to Advisers where skills gaps have been identified through performance management.

• Design supportive training documents for new product launches and deliver effectively to the Advisers.

• Deliver training via a mixture of medium solutions to ensure effective use of Advisers’ time.

• Create and deliver training solutions to agreed KPIs to ensure all targets are met and continuous improvements are made.

• Retain up to date knowledge of the company Advice Manual and any updates from the Investment Oversight and Advice Policy Committee.

• Provide monthly reports to the senior members with supporting MI to evidence value- added training, highlighting continuous areas for development.

• Working in conjunction with the Academy leadership team, lead on the design and delivery of the Academy programme.

• Regular reporting on the effectiveness of the Academy course content and provide prompt feedback to the Academy Leadership team on any absenteeism or welfare issues.

• Regular review the Academy training courses and collateral to refine and/or change as appropriate.

• As required, act as facilitator for the Academy programme and deliver various training modules to Trainee Advisers.

Key Requirements:

• Diploma qualified or Chartered

• Training qualification, CIPD or other

• Generic financial services product knowledge

• Demonstrable business experience in a training role within an FCA regulated financial planning environment

• Design and deliver financial planning training, business development training and coaching