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Learning & Development Partner


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH Loughborough, GB, LE11 5RE GB Nuneaton, GB, CV10 7RS GB GB Nottingham, GB, NG7 2NR Birmingham, GB, B8 1AP

Brand:  RS
Function:  Human Resources
Work Location: 

Job Title:  Learning & Development Partner Hybrid

At RS Group, we're driving innovation and change in our industry, and we are moving into the next phase of our world class transformational learning & development strategy to support this evolution. 


Working closely with our People function and key stakeholders from all areas of the organisation, you will be an inspiring individual who wants to make a difference across our business and will have specific responsibility for the scoping, management, and delivery of our L&D strategy in order to help us build the capability and capacity for our future. 


This role will be a key role working in a business of high calibre, highly motivated colleagues with ambitious outcomes.  


This role is critical to bringing our purpose of MAKING AMAZING HAPPEN FOR A BETTER WORLD to life and enabling a high performing, highly engaged environment    
The People Excellence Partner role will add value, challenge, disrupt and be of a commercial mind-set and approach, thinking about the broader business impact. This role is responsible for the delivery of high quality and innovative digital development initiatives and must have knowledge of current learning theory, learning trends and design methodologies. 


What we are looking for 


  • Working with the UKI and EMEA Selling & Service Excellence function, design and deliver the next phase of the Sales Development programme which includes leadership as well as commercial skills. 

  • Develop in-house capability and portfolio with a particular focus on sales, service and value-added service solutions. 

  • Ensure the programme is high quality, embraces blended learning, digital technology, and future thinking around L&D methodologies. 

  • Provide ad-hoc support, and consultation of overall career / professional / personal development. 

  • Supporting managers with any specific L&D interventions such as team building. 

  • Designing scalable L&D solutions that can be replicated across EMEA. 

  • Working with external providers, as necessary. 


A bit about you 


  • High degree of competence in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

  • Successful track record within Learning & Development – working across the full training life cycle from training needs analysis to delivery and evaluation. 

  • Experienced in the design and delivery of leadership & development solutions 

  • Internal stakeholder management capability. 

  • Digitally savvy with an understanding of learning technologies. 

  • Successful track record of project management. 

  • Experience of delivering salesforce CRM training would be desirable 

  • Commercial acumen. 

  • Digital and blended learning approaches. 

  • Future thinking around L&D methodologies. 



We are RS Group. 


RS Group (formerly Electrocomponents) is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. 


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.  


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That is why we have put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen. 
Are you ready to explore the possibilities? 


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