Global Learning & Development Manager


Our client are a global leader in the design and manufacture of subsea and diving equipment to the energy industry, is looking for Global L&D Manager to lead and oversee the design, development and implementation of global learning and development strategies that align with the company’s goals and objectives while developing employees’ skills and knowledge.

  • Competitive Salary & Package
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life assurance

The Global Learning and Development Manager will play a critical role in supporting the growth and success of our global subsea technology firm by leading the following key initiatives:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive global learning and development strategy aligned with the company’s objectives and growth plans.
  • Identify training needs through collaboration with department heads, HR business partners, and performance reviews, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and industry best practices.
  • Design, develop, and deliver a range of learning solutions, including e-learning modules, instructor-led training, workshops, and on-the-job learning experiences.
  • Providing leadership development plans to equip managers with the skills necessary to lead and drive business success.
  • Designing and implementing training and competence strategies to ensure quality standards are met across all lines of business.
  • Evaluate existing training programs and materials, making recommendations for improvements and updates to ensure relevance, effectiveness, and engagement.
  • Partner with external vendors, consultants, and educational institutions to source relevant content, tools, and resources to enhance learning initiatives.
  • Implement learning management systems (LMS) or other technology platforms to streamline the delivery and tracking of training programs across global locations.
  • Collaborate with HR to integrate learning and development initiatives into performance management processes, succession planning, and career development frameworks.
  • Monitor and analyse key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness and impact of learning programs, making data-driven decisions to optimize outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in learning and development, continuously seeking opportunities to innovate and enhance our approach.
  • Create, lead and mentor a team of L&D professionals, providing guidance, support, and coaching to foster a culture of learning and professional growth within the organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Experience in learning and development, with a proven track record of designing and implementing successful training programs in a global organisation.
  • Strong understanding of recruitment strategies, talent management, succession planning, and leadership development as well as adult learning principles, instructional design methodologies, and training delivery techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement effective training programs that address organizational needs and objectives.
  • Experience managing learning management systems (LMS) and other technology platforms for training delivery and administration.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously, meet deadlines, and drive results.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including experience leading and developing a team of L&D professionals
  • Experience working in matrix organizations and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence and drive change at all levels of the organisation.

Remuneration is to be discussed upon application.

Given current workloads Simpson Booth regrets to inform you that should you have not heard from us within 2 weeks you must consider yourself unsuccessful on this occasion.