L&D Coordinator

Colas Ltd | Solihull

Posted Date 12/09/2023

Job Introduction

Working with the Talent Development Manager and L&D team, this is a demanding, operational L&D co-ordination role. As a critical member of the team, working alongside other L&D Co-ordinators and an L&D Administrator, you will report into the Talent Development Manager. Based at Colas Ltd Head Office in Solihull, the L&D function co-ordinates and manages all training and learning activities within the UK, liaising with internal stakeholders across the different business units as well as building and maintaining relationships with our external suppliers who support our training needs across the business.

Main Responsibility

You will be co-ordinating and managing daily training requests and development needs for all employees whilst working with the team and Talent Development Manager in implementing the L&D strategy. You will be a proactive and key member of the L&D team, and wider HR team in ensuring the L&D & HR function operate an effective support service within the organisation

The Ideal Candidate

You will have previous experience or currently working within an L&D/Training function or role with broad knowledge and understanding of Learning and Development, including the full training/learning cycle. You will be proficient in the use of computer systems such as Word, Excel, Email and Powerpoint and have excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and targets. You will have experience of working with Learning Management Systems and learning technology platforms and used to working in a fast paced operational environment managing multiple tasks/projects concurrently. You will have experience in managing multiple internal and external stakeholders. Construction/Industry experience would be advantageous although not essential. Working knowledge of Apprenticeship and levy schemes, funding and grant schemes and processes would also be advantageous

Package Description

  • As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
  • A generous pension contribution
  • Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
  • Flexible working policy
  • Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
  • Ongoing training and personal/professional development
  • Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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