To assist the Head of Talent Management in designing, project
managing and rolling out the firm's international training academy
programme through a variety of learning interventions; creating
content and delivering where appropriate; building relationships (both
internal and external) and working closely with all members of the
L&D team; training academy SteerCo and working groups; as well as
the wider HR team.
We will consider candidates in either our Bristol or London office.
What will you do:
Work closely with L&D team and training academy Working Groups
to design and deliver global, innovative learning interventions and
course materials across all Learning Streams. This role will project
manage the early stages of the programme creation.
Build brand of the global training academy and ensure consistency
of brand and communications across all Learning Streams by working
closely with Working Group Leads and SteerCo.
Build good relationships with global client groups and global HR
teams to understand the needs of all staff (fee earners and business
services) incorporating this information into the design of
workshops and learning interventions.
Facilitate in-house sessions personally as well as train/coach
Partners to deliver/facilitate with impact where required.
Ensure international scope of all training academy content with
virtual delivery / online resources.
Design the method of evaluation for the training academy so that
return on investment can be measured following implementation.
Work closely with the L&D team to ensure training academy
content sits appropriately within context of wider L&D strategy
and milestone programmes.
Assist with other L&D programmes / ad hoc activity as required.
What we are looking for:
Demonstrable relevant experience of working in a similar L&D
role in a professional services firm.
Excellent, established training and facilitation skills, with
particular emphasis on virtual delivery.
Creative approach to design and delivery of sessions and
implementing learning solutions, including non-classroom and
online/virtual based learning (where appropriate).
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) as well
ability to engage an audience (especially in a virtual world).
Applying an international mindset when developing learning solutions.
Commercial and innovative focus in approach to development solutions.
IT literate with experience of Word, PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheets.
Able to develop professional relationships and build business
through diverse networks.
Flexibility and a willingness to work additional hours on occasion
Here at Simmons & Simmons:
We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely
collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a
reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of. An
inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative approach and being truly
international are just a few more things that make us, us.
Competitive Offer Package including bonus's dependant on
role/level, private medical insurance & pension contribution to
name a few.
Dress 'for your day' Code.
Hybrid working approach of 2 days a week required in the office
with flexibility dependant on role/team/client demands.
A wide range of international offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai;
Tokyo; Dublin; Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore.
All offices have their own artwork collections - with a Damien
Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office. We have a long
standing history in supporting the art community especially up and
The creation of Simmons & Simmons Solutions - bringing
together the best legal advice from our established legal teams with
non-traditional capabilities that enhance, expand and differentiate
the Simmons offering.
We were ranked as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women and Top 30
Employer for Working Families in 2020.
We have Social and Sport Committees contributing to Xmas &
Summer parties, end of month drinks and various sporting events.
We also have a range of Diversity Network Groups including LGBT+,
Emerge (Race & Ethnicity) and The Number One Club (Women's
network) who have organised various talks and events firmwide.
If you are interested in finding out more about this position then
please contact Charlotte Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions. To apply for the role please click on the link
at the bottom of the page/visit the career pages on our website, where
there is also a detailed job description.