Senior Learning Expert Partner and Head of Learning Expert Partner Function

Civil Service
London (Central), London (Greater)
£65,000 - £117,800
06 Jun 2018
26 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Civil Service HR sits at the heart of government has led a transformation programme aimed at improving the professionalism of HR to enable the Service to attract, retain and develop the best talent, so that we can deliver better business outcomes at a significant cost reduction. We aim to do this by: 

● Working together across government to organise ourselves better 
● Providing HR Services more efficiently and effectively 
● Delivering a responsive and professional service 
● Removing duplication 
● Simplifying the way we do things 
● Increasing standardisation 

Key Responsibilities: 

The Senior Learning Expert Partner (LEP) will lead a new strategic team providing advice, guidance and expertise on all aspects of learning and development to all senior Cross-Government Heads of Profession (typically Director-General, or Chief Executive Level). They will be responsible for/expected to deliver: 

1. Promoting and enabling a culture of learning in the Civil Service – leading the way in new and         developmental ways of strengthening capability and learning 
2. Working with Cross-Government Heads of Profession and Head of Function to conduct learning and     capability needs analysis at individual, group and profession level to inform the Professions Capability   Growth Plan 
3. Provide support and challenge to Heads of Profession, Permanent Secretaries and Business Leaders on      issues relating to capability development & learning 
4. Sourcing and developing effective and efficient blended learning solutions that reflect the 70:20:10         learning model 
5. Promoting consolidation and evaluation of learning at all levels 
6. Building a new team of Grade 6 level Learning Expert Partners within Civil Service Learning to embed professional, and expert partnering to all professions across government 

The post holder will be a key member of the ODD&L Senior Leadership Team for Learning and the wider Civil Service HR Function. They will deputise for the Director as required, and represent the Learning Expert Service at key governance forums including the Performance and Risk Committee.