Training Manager

SJD Accountancy
Hemel Hempstead
£30k - £32200 pa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
HR & Training
Contract Type
Our organisation is a group of specialist Accountancy Practice Firms around the UK. The role is based in the North Home Counties of Hertfordshire. As the Training Manager you will become a key strategic part of the business to drive, develop and deliver training and development for the Group.

This role will suit a proactive and confident L&D professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to drive forward cost effective development initiatives.

Role and Responsibilities:

- To develop, delivery and maintain all training & development for employees.
- Working closely with the Management team and the Group HR Director, responsible for delivering training programmes to meet business requirements across all levels of the organisation.
- Responsible for identifying training needs (TNA) for both technical and soft skill training through involvement in the appraisal process and by other means.
- Liaising with Managers to understand their team's L&D needs, recommending and implementing development solutions where appropriate
- Designing, both in-house and where appropriate with expert third parties, a development solution which includes a blended approach to learning such as coaching, classroom training, 1-2-1 sessions, workshops, action learning and e-learning
- Responsible for all Non-Operational professional qualification requirements and the implementation of a best practice processes across the business.
- Responsible for the L&D budget and P&L for training (within remit)

Responsible for delivering all soft skill training courses, focusing in particular on the following; Leadership/management capability, covering skills/topics such as:

- Performance Management
- Developing teams
- Conflict management
- Leading through change
- Soft skills training
- Influencing, persuading and negotiation
- Effective communication
- Self-awareness/emotional intelligence
- Time management
- Managing stress

*To undertake any other duties as requested by the HR Director, within the scope of the role.

Skills and experience:


- Charismatic and engaging work style
- Good interpersonal skills who can work with all employee/management levels
- Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
- Competent in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Excellent attention to detail
- Experience of management development and soft skills training
- Experience of designing and delivering a variety of training solutions
- Excellent facilitation skills.
- Able to travel to different offices around the UK with the occasional overnight stay.
- Experience of partnering with third parties
- A strong communicator, both in written and spoken communications
- Articulate and confident standing up and presenting to an audiences