Job Description

As our Learning and Development Business Partner (known internally as Talent Business Partner) you will report to the Talent Manager and work alongside the wider People & Talent/regional leadership team to lead the learning and development offer across your region.

Central to their continued growth and success, you will draw on your expertise to identify individual and region-wide development needs and implement creative, effective interventions which align with DPD strategy and deliver the required results.

The impact you have will be achieved through your ‘hands-on’, proactive approach and the effective, collaborative relationships you build with stakeholders at all levels.  You will also be a role model for the DPD ‘DNA’ - Honesty, Respect, Hard Work, Accountability, Passion and Flexibility. 

To maximise the potential of their region a Talent Business Partner will: 

  • Analyse learner behaviours and operational performance in order to accurately identify training and development needs

  • Identify appropriate in/external learning intervention(s) needed to best meet learner and business needs 

  • Design a range of innovative, blended leadership and personal development learning solutions, i.e., digital/social learning, classroom, virtual & experiential)

  • Drive individual and regional growth through the design of the impactful PDPs needed to deliver succession plans

  • Enrich the learner’s experience by drawing on a range of in/external resources to maximise relevance, engagement and results

  • Confidently facilitate learning whether delivered in person or online, one-to-one or large groups, with audiences at all levels of the organisation

  • Deliver the central Talent offer, with the ability to adapt it to regional priorities while maintaining the overall DPD Talent strategy 

  • Proactively seek the feedback and data needed to evaluate the effectiveness and ensure the continuous improvement of DPD’s Talent provision, at Kirkpatrick’s ‘Four Levels’

  • Support the personal and professional development of your region’s leadership team through coaching and advice/consultation, as required

  • Maximise the use of the learning management system in order to deliver, record and report on learning


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