Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Learning and Development team for a Leadership Development Trainer.

Marston’s PLC is one of the UK’s top pub businesses operating approximately 1500 pubs, bars and lodges. The passion of our 11,000 people and our innovative spirit continues to fuel our growth, enabling us to operate pubs that both we, and our guests, are proud of.

Due to our focus on internal succession and growing our people we are looking for a talented individual to join the team as Leadership Development Trainer, reporting to the Leadership Development Partner.

This role predominantly focuses on working closely with key stakeholders to develop a strong talent pipeline for the critical role of General Manager. Alongside Area Operations Managers and Junior HR Business Partners, you will embed a pathway for high-potential team members to develop the key knowledge, skills and behaviours that will ensure they are successful in their first GM role. You will design and deliver interventions that set people up for success, whilst communicating with line managers in a way that encourages them to take ownership of their people’s development.

This role will be field-based, however our offices are based in Wolverhampton, therefore you must live within a commutable distance in order to attend appropriate meetings.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build a strong partnership with the HR Business Partnering team to understand ongoing talent pipeline requirements and training needs.
  • Take an insight-driven approach to people development that uses data to identify needs, provide appropriate interventions and continually monitor progress/performance to ensure improvements made.
  • Design of blended training interventions that maximise ROI and utilise Talent Academy Online/Attensi (Marston’s elearning) wherever possible.
  • Strong collaboration with the Digital L&D team to create engaging content at pace that drives performance and development.
  • Design and delivery of relevant face-to-face or virtual training sessions, in both one-to-one and group settings.
  • Creation of accompanying materials that provide overview of development pathway available in Marston’s.
  • Be the key touchpoint for future General Managers once they have started the programme for signposting/coaching/advice etc.
  • Maintain regular, scheduled communication with Area Operations Managers and Junior HR Business Partners regarding development progress.
  • Holding Area Operations Managers to account in ensuring they take ownership of and continue to support the development of future General Managers, and the completions of the sign-off process.
  • Contribution to people packs/people reports on a weekly basis.
  • Support for Leadership Development Partner in additional projects/initiatives and team administrative requirements.

The ideal candidate

  • Strong experience as a trainer within the hospitality or retail industries.
  • Experience of previously being tasked to deliver against key business priorities with a guest/customer focus.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Passion for developing, training and coaching people.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional, flexible and self-motivated
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure.
  • Confident and influential, with the ability to get things done.
  • Strong IT skills – particularly PowerPoint, Excel and other Microsoft packages.
  • Extensive travel will be required and therefore you must have independent transport and a full UK driving license

What you get in return

    • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the ability to buy and sell holiday
    • 20% off in Marston’s pubs and accommodation through our Privilege Card
    • Marston’s Rewards programme (discounts with major retailers)
    • Company contributory pension scheme
    • Generous car allowance



     

    Wolverhampton
    HR / Recruitment

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