Assistant Director of Training and Professional Development


Ref: GSi72885

Our client seeks an Assistant Director of Training and Professional Development. The role is expected to be for at least six months.

We are looking for someone with a track record improving or transforming Training and Development functions. Applicants should have a clear understanding of the key issues involved in managing training and development. The ideal candidate will have high level understanding of the challenges in leading and managing complex public sector organisations.

The purpose of the role is to review the current departmental strategy and to ensure it is equipped to meet the organisation’s strategic objectives. The post holder will provide leadership to the department and will play a full leadership role within the organisation’s People Board.

Day rate £550 inside IR35.

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How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

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