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L&D Specialist - Operations

Job Location: ​Alfreton​



Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

We currently have a new and exciting role, for a Learning and Development specialist in Alfreton reporting to the Talent Manager for United Kingdom and Ireland. The L&D Specialist will have a proven experience in L&D preferably in the consumer goods industry, you will be an exceptional communicator that builds relationships and promotes trust and confidence in our Ferrero employees. You will have a passion for employee learning, development and education.

The L&D specialist will work on a variety of talent projects, implement, and coordinate the further development of training offers locally with a strong focus on on-line and virtual formats, Ferrero university academies and employee’s development tools while delivering training and running events related to L&D. 

If you are looking for your next great L&D opportunity, we genuinely want to hear from you. In this role you will manage the provision and delivery of all learning and development activity for Ferrero employees based at our Alfreton site where we make our Thornton’s chocolates. The role will be both strategic and hands on, allowing you to full control of the learning cycle.

Main Responsibilities:

In this role you will be part of the Alfreton HR team, but you will also be part of the wider talent team. So, whilst you will manage and own the training for Alfreton as the subject matter expert, you will also belong to the Talent team, where you will be able to bounce ideas, share knowledge. and innovation. The role is varied, you will be working managing the apprenticeship programme, create in-house training courses and workshops on various topics and areas. You will also be working on larger projects and working with external agencies and providers. Your opinions, your views will be valued from day one.  Some of the key areas you will be focused on are as follows:

  • Manage and own the full training life cycle from start to finish for Alfreton operations’ employees.
  • Management of LMS, the Learning Management System - Produce regular reports associated with KPIs such as budget, ROI, learning hours, activity and use of the LMS.
  • Management of Alfreton Industrial training budget that are kept in line with Talent strategy and business needs.
  • Deliver training through a variety of formats and tools and continuously support with finding new solutions and ideas for developing talent.
  • Build on training plans that are clearly aligned to and support the business objectives.
  • Coordinate statutory and mandatory compliance training in order to meet legislative and internal requirements for the business
  • Liaise with HR Industrial team to ensure the successful onboarding of the candidate

Who we are looking for:

The L&D Specialist must have proven experience in L&D preferably in the consumer goods industry and manufacturing operations, must be an exceptional communicator that builds relationships which promote trust and confidence and must have a passion for employee learning, development and education. Should be data driven, confident with technology and digital tools, organised and have an eye for detail.

We are looking for candidates that are degree qualified, ideally with CIPD or L&D qualification. Proficient in Microsoft Office application and have Knowledge of Success Factor Learning Management system, as well as understanding of the learning cycle.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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Risorse Umane & Sviluppo Organizzativo
United Kingdom
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