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Learning and Development Executive

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Reporting to the Head of People and Development, this role plays a key role in providing excellent administrative and co-ordination support to the Learning and Development team. 

Interview Date: Monday 5th November 2018

Role Responsibility

  • Confident using a number of processes and procedures to organise events, ensure they run smoothly and to monitor their effectiveness.  
  • Provide some training delivery and we would like to develop your training delivery skills so that you can deliver a suite of personal effectiveness training courses.  We’re exploring our approach to digital learning so you’ll be part of this development too.

The Ideal Candidate

You need to demonstrate sound experience of providing administrative support for a busy team, using MS Office and HR database systems.  You’ll manage your own workload effectively to meet deadlines, with a keen eye for detail. 

You’ll know how to confidently juggle set daily and weekly tasks with unexpected or non-standard requests.  You will build relationships with a range of people across the organisation and with external training providers by using excellent communication skills and showing a real commitment to equality and diversity. 

We achieve more by working together, so you’ll have to work well within a team too.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments) 
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working 
  • Discounts on gym membership and days out 
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan 
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and permanent health insurance 

About the Company

Diabetes is the most potentially devastating – and fastest growing – health crisis of our time, requiring ongoing high-quality care and support. There are currently 4.6 million people in the UK living with diabetes, and 12.3 million more at increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes. Those diagnosed face the risk of life-changing, and life-limiting, complications, unless they are given the very best care and the support they need to manage their condition well. As a society we need to work together now – and take action now – to fund critical research, improve healthcare and treatment, and prevent yet more people developing this potentially life-threatening condition. 

Diabetes UK is a forward thinking and commercially focused organisation, and is the leading charity for the 4.6 million people with the condition in the UK.

As we continue to improve our processes, through continual development and change, this is an exciting time to join us. With established funding streams and following on from the success of our previous five-year plan, we are in a strong position to continue developing and responding to changing environments.

We rely heavily upon the expertise and motivation of our staff in order to work towards our many aims and meet objectives. We aim to be an equal opportunity employer; the organisation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all. We gladly make the adjustments required for people with disabilities to join us. Our diverse functions mean that we can offer you a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.

Diabetes UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable and expects all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment. 

Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all. 

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm – if you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

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Diabetes UK

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