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Head of Learning and Development

Ref: 78640

  • 90,000-120,000
  • 25 Jan 2023
  • Dublin (North)
  • Permanent

Head of Learning and Organisational Development

Our client is currently seeking a Head of Learning & Development to deliver on its Learning and Development initiatives and strategy. The key objectives for this role will be to drive innovation, lead change initiatives and develop its culture of professional development. This role will also have responsibility for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and delivering this programme company wide and will work in strategic partnership with the Head of HR

The ideal candidate will bring experience in strategic delivery leading a learning and development and experience managing change and organisational development initiatives, who can effectively partner with the business and deliver measurable outcomes across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Driving and managing organisational and cultural change initiatives ensuring successful implementation resulting in improved organisational effectiveness
  • Developing a learning strategy that supports a high-performance culture for a diverse and talented workforce
  • Collaborating with leaders across the company to provide excellent end-to-end client management, including consultation, assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of solutions using proven organisational development methodologies
  • Leading, managing and developing the Learning and Organisational Development Team
  • Providing leadership in the management of HR’s agenda to promote an inclusive work environment and support workplace diversity. This will include guiding the EDI team in delivering on the EDI agenda across the company
  • Providing innovative and strategic leadership programmes ensuring maximum organisational impact, as well as career growth and development for participants
  • Creating and facilitating bespoke programmes, mentoring and executive coaching initiatives
  • Ensuring all learning and development interventions align with core company competencies
  • Applying latest research in learning theories and models, benchmarking best practices and championing knowledge of cutting-edge approaches in order to deliver sustainable learning solutions with maximum impact
  • Promoting collaboration, knowledge sharing, as well as learning and development cooperation across stakeholder’s groups
  • Sourcing, evaluating and managing external providers
  • Managing resources, budgets and tenders


  • Primary degree and preferably a post graduate qualification in Human Resources, Learning and Development, Organisational Development, Organisational Psychology or related fields
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Experience in managing change and organisational development initiatives from inception to completion
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a large complex organisation with responsibility for designing and delivering a broad range of learning and development interventions, including leadership programmes
  • Expert knowledge of learning and curriculum design, online, virtual and blended learning methodologies together with organisational development design approaches
  • Demonstrable ability in leveraging technology to optimise platforms to run performance management, succession planning and training programs        
  • Knowledge of EDI initiatives, policies and resources across one or more relevant sectors
  • Coaching and mentoring experience

Remuneration Package

€90,000 - €120,000
For further information on this Senior Administration role or other HR roles, please contact Emma Anglim on 015927851 or E-mail me  or apply via the link

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