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Position, occupation

Studying and growth advisor enterprise accomplice

Occupational, position profile:

Studying and growth advisor enterprise accomplice  is accountable for making certain Studying and growth contributes to, and influences, improved efficiency within the office at a person, staff and organisation degree.  In addition they have the industrial duty to align studying wants with the strategic ambitions and targets of the enterprise. They’re brokers for change, influencing key stakeholders, making selections and proposals on what the enterprise can or ought to do in an Studying and growth context. They’re additionally more likely to lead on any Studying and growth -related components of enterprise initiatives. The training and growth advisor enterprise accomplice will typically have experience and competence in a selected subject whether or not or not it’s technical, vocational or behavioural. They hyperlink the work they do to the context and strategic priorities of the enterprise and measure the outcomes and impression of any studying interventions, to exhibit a return on funding and expectation.

The position could be a generalist studying and growth or extra specialist, the place the main focus and in-depth experience is in a selected space reminiscent of organisation growth, digital and blended studying, resourcing, or expertise administration. Whichever the realm of focus, the position requires a superb grounding throughout all areas of Studying and growth, and is enterprise and future centered.

The training and growth advisor enterprise accomplice position exists inside a spread of organisations together with non-public, public and third sector. Usually, the person works alongside colleagues who concentrate on human assets (i.e. worker relations, reward, recruitment), typically supported by an studying and growth administrator and / or studying and growth practitioner. They report back to a senior studying and growth supervisor, Head of division or Director. In bigger organisations, they could be one in all a staff supporting the enterprise, and will have duty for managing individuals and a funds.

Necessities: Core information, expertise and behaviours


The Studying and growth advisor enterprise accomplice can have an understanding of:

Technical experience

  • Paradigms, theories and fashions that underpin efficient grownup studying, group behaviour and studying tradition, for instance behaviourism, cognitivism, constructivism, neuroscience.
  • Laws and insurance policies that affect studying design and supply
  • The deserves of various studying supply channels to pick an applicable face-to-face, blended or digital answer.
  • Present analysis and applicable utility of finest apply and finest match options.
  • The newest studying apply, developments and rising pondering.
  • Positively incorporating range and inclusion into studying and growth interventions and processes. Researching and making use of present finest apply on this space.
  • Change administration methodologies and the ideas of undertaking administration.
  • Consultancy instruments and methods, for instance the usage of SWOT, 5 Whys, weighted matrix and many others offering costed suggestions and projected impression, return on funding, return of expectation..

Enterprise understanding

  • Their organisation’s imaginative and prescient, mission, values, technique, plans and stakeholders; its exterior market and sector and the alternatives, challenges and points it faces.
  • How enterprise, studying and human assets key efficiency indicators and metrics construct a transparent image of how the enterprise is performing.
  • The method of stakeholder mapping to outline interactions with employees which might be a part of the educational wants evaluation, design, supply, and analysis.
  • Easy methods to measure the impression, return on funding and expectation of studying on the enterprise.

Studying and growth perform

  • The training and growth construction required to satisfy enterprise wants and whether or not this needs to be in-house, outsourced and methods to supply specialist experience when required.
  • The assorted studying and growth roles, duties and expertise required to design and ship face-to-face, blended or digital options.
  • The insurance policies and processes required for efficient organisation studying.
  • Easy methods to put together, monitor and handle a funds.

Administration info and expertise

  • The gathering of knowledge and data, each qualitative and quantitative, to analyse studying wants, implement efficient supply and measure outcomes and impression.
  • Easy methods to establish sources, developments and anomalies in information and data.
  • Easy methods to form inside info techniques and the way they play a job to assist studying.
  • How expertise can assist studying, together with understanding of digital platforms  and supply channels as related to the position.
  • Rising applied sciences that may assist efficient studying.


The training and growth advisor enterprise accomplice will be capable to:

Studying and growth consultancy

  • Work as an studying and growth enterprise accomplice or advisor throughout the entire organisation or key features and related stakeholders as applicable, to construct perception into present ranges of functionality towards future necessities, figuring out organisational expertise gaps and dangers.
  • Use a spread of methods to acquire an preliminary temporary from inside stakeholders, and examine and analyse information to validate the necessity for a studying intervention.
  • Current a spread of related and revolutionary options, logically and with credibility, to realize buy-in from senior stakeholders.
  • Develop an organisational growth, studying and growth and succession plan that addresses gaps and fulfils expertise, resourcing, expertise, and future management wants within the accomplice and enterprise space, accounting for altering inside and exterior atmosphere, enterprise and learner wants.
  • Provoke the design of interventions and monitor implementation.

Creating a studying Tradition

  • Foster and develop an embedded tradition of studying and steady enchancment (e.g. by way of utilizing communication campaigns).
  • Handle studying and information switch.
  • Facilitate collective and social studying utilizing revolutionary technological options.
  • Affect administration in any respect ranges to collaborate and take duty for studying initiatives.
  • Arrange and handle motion studying units, teaching and mentoring programmes.
  • Guarantee high quality of studying and coaching supply by way of offering suggestions to colleagues to make sure steady enchancment of self and others.

Price range and useful resource administration

  • Assemble and handle an studying and growth funds, undertaking, intervention, together with managing assets to successfully ship.
  • Determine and analyse potential price financial savings to make sure most worth.
  • Successfully interact, negotiate and handle third occasion suppliers.

Relationship administration

  • Construct efficient working relationships with enterprise managers (utilizing the language of the enterprise), friends and different studying and growth features, along with related exterior organisations to ship enterprise outcomes from studying and growth plans and options.
  • Talk confidently with individuals in any respect ranges, together with senior administration.
  • Work with senior leaders to hold out succession planning, organisational growth and expertise pipeline plans.

Facilitation Abilities

  • Construct rapport and exhibit the usage of language patterns to facilitate and encourage discussions, debate, studying and selections.
  • Make use of a spread of questioning and listening expertise to generate brainstorming, dialogue and debate, studying and selections.
  • Successfully handle difficult learner and group behaviours.


Studying and growth advisor enterprise accomplice will be capable to exhibit:

Fixed and curious learner

  • Professional-actively looking for alternatives and suggestions to develop their enterprise acumen, enhance their efficiency and general functionality.
  • Probing and inquiring to delve deeper into alternatives, choices and options.
  • A need to grasp and experiment with new concepts and methods, figuring out areas for self and wider growth and enhancements.
  • That they act as a job mannequin for studying inside their organisation and throughout their networks.

Collaborative accomplice

  • They’re a trusted accomplice, appearing with integrity, making certain that purchasers, companions and learners alike really feel heard and are assured of their skill to ship.
  • They’ll allow totally different departments or stakeholders to successfully work collectively above their very own agendas and priorities.

Industrial thinker

  • They perceive and apply the industrial context, realities and drivers behind studying wants and options.
  • They’re centered on outcomes and impacts.
  • They develop concepts, insights and options for outlined enterprise advantages.

Constructive challenger

  • Private resilience to handle competing priorities, making certain that they ship the outcomes of their work by way of co-design and a full understanding of the impression they’ve on others.
  • The braveness to carry a mirror as much as the organisation when diagnosing options.
  • Skilfully navigating by way of organisational and private politics.

Passionate and agile deliverer

  • Responsiveness and suppleness to altering inside and exterior environments and enterprise wants.
  • Being a job mannequin for the educational and growth occupation, inspiring and galvanising others round studying options, making certain that studying is embedded and delivers formidable targets, outcomes and timelines.


The size of this apprenticeship ought to usually be 18-24 months.


Apprentices with out degree 2 English and maths might want to obtain this degree previous to taking the end-point evaluation. For these with an schooling, well being and care plan or a legacy assertion, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimal requirement is Entry Stage 3. British Signal Language qualification is an alternative choice to English {qualifications} for these whom that is their major language.    

Hyperlink to skilled registration and development:

The profitable apprentice could also be eligible to use for Affiliate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Growth (CIPD) or another skilled physique that recognises this apprenticeship inside its membership standards (membership is topic to the skilled our bodies personal membership necessities).


It is a Stage 5 apprenticeship.

Assessment date:

The apprenticeship needs to be reviewed after 3 years.

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