Group Trainer

Ref: GT-M-N-34230
City/Region: Malton
Salary: Competitive

Reporting into the group head of learning and development, the group trainer is responsible for the delivery of customer-centric learning and development programmes in line with the evolving needs of the business, ensuring that we have a consistent, professional approach to attracting, developing and retaining our people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support critical and/or large-scale learning and development projects, with the ability to work across key elements of the end to end learning process and specifically the early diagnosis and high level design components
  • Identify opportunities for agreed development programs specific to sites and functions to have broader application across the wider group and ensure these are developed and deployed accordingly; balancing the need for consistency with the flexibility to incorporate bespoke aspects to meet differing business needs
  • Support in the introduction, deployment and embedding of required capability models and frameworks across the business areas and functions and ensure these are ultimately aligned to the agreed capability framework
  • Build the capability of the broader business unit and function L&D network (e.g. subject matter experts, technical trainers, HR business partners) so they can effectively support the delivery of learning within the business unit and function
  • Participate in project work as required to support changing business requirements

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A training or learning and development background is essential, preferably within the food sector or similar FMCG industries
  • A recognised learning and development qualification (CIPD, PTTLS) is preferable, but not essential as an L&D higher apprenticeship may be considered
  • Experienced in designing and delivering blended, company-wide development programs; with particular emphasis placed on developing first line management competencies
  • Proven ability to interpret, as well as challenge, customer needs and translate these into a coherent programme of work that will drive business performance
  • Demonstrated capability in enterprise thinking and the ability to develop solutions that deliver benefit at global and local levels
  • Exposure to working in a highly complex organisation within a matrix structure and with multiple lines of authority, leveraging influence within a complex network of stakeholders
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experienced in coaching, mentoring and learner-led delivery
  • Proficient in use of standard business (MS Office) packages and familiarity with learning technologies
  • UK driving licence, access to own vehicle and the flexibility to regularly stay away and travel UK wide

Proactive health and safety is a prerequisite to employment at Karro Foods. All roles have a responsibility to demonstrate commitment to the companies' health and safety goals, and as such it forms an essential component of all job descriptions, at all levels.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per year ( plus public holidays)
  • Competitive contributory pension
  • Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,000 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally.

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