Learning and Development Business Partner

Human Resources, Recruitment & Volunteer Mgt
Salary Details
£35,743 per annum pro rata
Contract Type
Fixed, Part time
Hours per Week
30 hours per week
Closing Date
Play a key part in our people agenda. The Learning & Development specialist will be responsible for leading, developing & implementing our Learning & Development programme for colleagues, helping individuals & teams develop skills & knowledge.

Job Description

  • Fixed term 5 month contract

At Sustrans, we are proud to have one of the highest employee net promoter scores across all sectors in the UK, being in the top 20% of all employers for people experience and engagement, due to our highly motivated, energised, friendly and committed workforce. We now have a new opportunity for a Learning and Development specialist to join us for an immediate start and help play a key part in our people agenda.

You will be responsible for leading, developing and implementing the internal Learning & Development programme for colleagues, helping individuals and teams develop skills and knowledge. As part of this, you will be involved in a variety of projects, including improving the learning infrastructure by upgrading our online learning platform to effectively deliver Sustrans requirements. You will drive the learning strategy, develop learning materials and analyse intervention effectiveness - leading Sustrans towards becoming a learning organisation.

About you

A confident communicator and engaging facilitator, you will bring with you extensive experience of managing a Learning and Development function, and will have successfully implemented an online learning platform.  

So, if you have experience of developing and delivering a diverse range of learning interventions such as performance management and stakeholder engagement, and are passionate and committed to the ideals of sustainable transport, this could be the role for you.

In return we can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns. We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centered culture

Apply to join our talented and dedicated team today and help us work together to make change happen. 


Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Monday 1 March 2021.

We may close the advert early if sufficient applications have been received so please make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented.

Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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Company Description

We’ve been working on walking and cycling since 1977. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.