Talent and Development Lead

North West - Location Flexible
£41,709.84 - £46,100.94 per annum
07 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Talent and Development Lead

Imagine a job that allows you to transform the lives of thousands of people! We are looking for an experienced Talent Development professional to ensure the development and retention of the organisations current and future talent and leadership capability.

Position: Talent and Development Lead

Location: North West - Location Flexible

Hours: 35 hours per week, with eligibility for flexi-time working

Salary: £41,709.84 - £46,100.94 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Opt-in to the auto-enrolment pension scheme or enhanced rate scheme, 25 days’ holiday per year (plus bank holidays), 10% salary increase after 12 months' service, dependent on work performance, a 35 hour working week with eligibility for flexi-time working, family friendly benefits providing enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption, Riverside Rewards scheme and app.

Closing Date:  4th June 2021

About the Role:

As Talent and Development Lead, you will responsible for leadership and talent development, including succession planning, developing and implementing associated strategies and frameworks to ensure the development and retention of the Group’s current and future talent and leadership capability.

The difference you’ll make

Working within the People Services team, you’ll build effective relationships across the Group, to understand business requirements and influence leadership and talent strategies, ensuring alignment to the overall Group People Strategy and Corporate Plan.

Part of your role will require you to provide leadership and talent insight, expertise and coaching to senior leaders to ensure continual leadership development, dealing with issues confidentially and sensitively to achieve required outcomes.

So, who are you?

You’ll have experience of developing and implementing a Leadership and Talent Strategy within a large, complex unionised organisation.

You will:


  • Be successful in carrying out learning needs analyses across a large organisation
  • Be able to identify and address leadership and talent development skills gaps.
  • Be results driven with effective senior stakeholder management, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proven track record of developing talent programmes utilising a range of talent assessment tools such as 360, profiling tools and assessment centres.
  • CIPD qualified, or equivalent.


About the Organisation

Work for a diverse, inclusive and supportive organisation. An ambitious employer of choice, where people thrive and everyone’s voice and contribution is valued. You’ll enjoy competitive pay, a wide range of benefits, flexible working opportunities and a host of employee offers. You will be empowered to do great work by an organisation that is constantly investing in learning, personal development and technology.

Sound like a challenge you’d like to take on? Then get in touch and let’s talk about how you can help transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

Applicants from all sections of the community are encouraged so that the organisation can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which they work.

You may also have experience in areas such as Talent Development, Leadership Development, HR, People Development, Leadership and Talent Lead, Leadership, Performance, Talent & Career Development, Global Talent and Development Lead, Head of Talent and Development, Learning & Development, Infrastructure Development, Succession Planning, Talent Delivery Consultant, Talent Development Consultant, Head of HR, etc.