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Talent, Learning & Development - Associate Director

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677250799

Date published: 19-Feb-2021

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Role Purpose: 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning/market leading Talent, Learning & Development team to engage and develop the future talent of CBRE and managers across our UK business. The role will specialise in early career development, by delivering and building market learning programmes and solutions for our colleagues and managers. You will do this by aligning talent development to CBRE UK’s overall goals and strategic objectives. You will proactively build relationships throughout the organization to become a trusted advisor and an ambassador of the firm. You will also be responsible for the evolution of our current programme portfolio ensuring they meet the needs of our current and future generations of CBRE. In addition, you will support and delivery key Talent, Learning and Development talent programmes and learning initiatives in the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right professional to work with a market leading organization to be a key influencer of the shape and tone of the future of the organisation, whilst working with an award winning high performing Talent and Learning team.

Key Responsibilities
Lead and own CBRE’s Next Generation & a selection of CBRE UK’s talent development programmes, including our surveying pathways for Graduates, Apprentices, and Interns, whilst being instrumental in the design and delivery of our future portfolio of programmes. 
Partner with CBRE’s Next Generation recruitment lead to ensure a smooth and seamless induction into all programmes, whilst fronting assessment days and campus presentations to ensure we are attracting diverse, multi-skilled, high performing talent into CBRE.
Partner with HRBPs and Business Service Line (SVLs) Heads to review current and future development needs. This will require building a deep understanding of our business and our current portfolio of development programmes to make recommendations and gain sign off for new initiatives.
Build and develop a deep understanding of all professional standards associated with each current and future programme, including the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the surveying Assessment of Professional Competencies (APC) programmes
Provide a successful learning and development offering to all programme participants, including owning and partner with the RICS to ensure the highest standards of professional competency training. In addition, utilise our market leading digital learning resources and bitesize workshops to schedule and deliver a curriculum of professional development skills workshops.
Ensure current and future programmes enable our next generation cohorts to learn develop and gain the require exposure within the business to be as successful as possible as quickly as possible.
Build and deliver a line management support programme to ensure they have the knowledge, support and tools to lead our next generation to success, leveraging our global and local people manager development tools.
Own and lead on-boarding phase for each programme, gaining support and engagement from business representative assessors at all levels. 
Constantly challenge the status quo on next generation development by developing strategic development strategies for each Next Generation programme, constantly benchmarking and exceeding industry standards.
Lead, manage and evovle the current Apprenticeship Levy professional qualification offering.
Line management responsibility for 1FTE Talent & Learning Administrator
Delegate, develop and conduct monthly and annual appraisals of the Talent & Learning Administrator
Reporting into the Head of Talent, Learning & Development, providing weekly, monthly, and annual updates.

Person Specification/Requirements
Driven to deliver – understands business challenges and delivers successful outcomes. This will require strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively.
Engage with SVLs and influence people at all levels and across different business areas. These relationships will need to be developed quickly and credibly using excellent and adaptive communication skills. 
Challenge positively, question the status quo, be resilient and vary approach to match business needs.
Highly motivated, able to work under pressure and with time constraints and delegate to others as appropriate.
Hard working and conscientious with ability to tailor process to suit business need.
Establish rapport quickly with candidates, managers and team members. Work collaboratively with team, wider HR and the business to deliver successful outcomes.
Manage and resolve conflicts and able to lead and influence discussions at a senior level.
Expert knowledge of graduate and apprentice schemes from source to qualification/placement is strongly advantageous.  
Strong commercial acumen, sense of urgency and business sense.

Experience and Qualifications 
Psychometric qualification (Insights, MBTI etc)
Strong end to end Learning and Development experience, including analysis, design, delivery and evaluation.
Desirable but not essential, next generation programme exposure or ownership.
Partnered with and recruited training providers and external vendors in the past.
Strong presentation & project management skills
Worked in a highly matrix organisation, across multiple geographies

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender identity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

CBRE is the world’s leading commercial real estate services firm with offices located around the globe. We have over 100,000 employees worldwide, with almost 2,000 of those in the UK alone. The company’s core services include property sales, leasing and management, facilities and project management, investment management and, research and consulting. In Central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.