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Bluestones staffing is working with a leading Food Manufacture to recruit a L&D Manager.  Due to being on of the most settles sectors during Covid our client has had an increase in work loads and is in a position to hiring an experienced and supportive L&D Manager,

Job Purpose

The role requires a candidate who is comfortable operating at both a strategic and operational level within the business. Reporting to the HR Manager, the successful candidate will have full responsibility for the management of the L&D Function.

The Job


·        Assist Line Managers in developing growth programmes for their employees, helping each and every member of staff to become the best they can ever be

·        Dealing with all training matters from business wide training needs analysis, writing work instructions and assessments to end delivery of training for all staff.

·        Implementing a coaching culture

·        Supporting and developing the induction and onboarding process

·        Ensuring that all personnel are adequately trained for the positions in which they are placed

·        Developing and maintaining a skills matrix for each member of staff to develop their skills, and provide goals to work towards for motivation and retention

·        Communicating with all staff in order to motivate and develop staff to improve staff retention and business success

·        Liaising with HR department in terms of recruitment to ensure there are adequate staff numbers to meet skills matrix needs.

·        Writing and delivering and/or sourcing training for supervisors in Leadership skills

·        Writing and delivering and/or sourcing training for all staff as per the customer requirements.

·        Management of Invest NI training

·        Supporting the HR & Talent Manager with any other projects or duties within reason and capability associated within this role.



·        Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

·        3 + years of experience working at a high level within L&D

·        Proven track record of delivering robust training systems in a highly pressurised environment

·        Ability to adapt and thrive in ever changing fast paced culture

·        High level of energy and enthusiasm with ability to effectively engage an audience and facilitate and inspire discussion

·        Self-starter with an exceptional ability to identify behavioural and knowledge gaps and develop training to address them


·        Level 5 CIPD in L&D

·        Significant experience in a similar or role within food/FMCG

·        Familiarity and experience of M&S Silver/Gold validation & delivery



Competitive salary

Subsidised canteen

Retail Discount Cards

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Free Parking

Discounted Staff Sales

Length of Service Additional Holiday Allowance

Private Healthcare

Death in Service

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

For further information contact Debbie on 02895219313.

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