Global Learning and Development Manager

World Animal Protection Animal HR & Training
Senior Fixed Term Salary: £40,000-£49,000 Closing date: 21 May 2017

Global Learning and Development Manager- The Role
As Global Learning and Development Manager, you will lead the delivery of our learning and development strategies, processes and interventions to ensure our international initiatives are aligned and integrated with World Animal Protection’s ambitious strategic goals to achieve lasting impact for animals worldwide.  

You will work closely with our Global Head of HR and lead on Organisational Development projects, ensuring our learning and development strategies support the continuous development of our leadership expertise, employee engagement and culture of high performance.   
This high level role has a broad remit, including but certainly not limited to organising our bespoke global leadership and management development programme taking place in the UK and the Americas in late 2017 and early 2018; co-ordinating logistics, providing participant support, guidance and coaching and delivering programme evaluation for each workshop.
You will provide 1-1 leadership coaching to managers to build the capabilities of our global teams as well as encourage integrated working across functions and locations. We will also look to you to project manage our global employee engagement action group, drive the success of our new e-Learning platform, manage training budgets and identify suitable content for our global induction programme.  

Keen to take your learning and development career to the next level and improve the lives of animals worldwide? Join us as Global Learning and Development Manager, where your career will have a global systemic impact.

This role is available on either a full time 5 day per week, or a part time 4 day per week basis.

Global Learning and Development Manager – Requirements
You must have experience of leading and delivering global learning and development projects, ideally in an international, matrix environment. You will have managed the delivery of organisational development programmes to high standards and are able to drive the successful achievement of strategic goals.

With strong project management and leadership skills, you will also have the confidence and gravitas to communicate direction, influence stakeholders and gain commitment to action.  Effective at coaching, guiding and facilitating, you are skilled at motivating others and are able to develop mutual cooperation across internal groups. You will have a natural passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal Protection.

Who are we?
We are World Animal Protection.
For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.
We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.

Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.

We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.

Join us and together we can move the world for animals.

Global Learning and Development Manager – How to Apply
If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter to:
[email protected]

Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in the UK.  We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the UK.   

As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed.  It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.  We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities.

We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications.

Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)

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