Careers

Leadership Development Consultant

Role profile: Role Profile Level 4
PQE: Not applicable
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Division: Business Services
Team: Human Resources
Location: Liverpool
The Firm

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, we are immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people.

The Department

Our People & Knowledge team is made up a number of teams that work together to support Weightmans' people issues and processes, including: business support; employee relations; learning & development; payroll & benefits; and recruitment.

The role

Reporting to the HR Director and working across the HR and Learning team:

  • Support the HR Director and Head of HR / HR Managers to roll out and embed the Leadership behaviours across the Firm 
  • Design and delivery of Leadership development solutions to support the core leadership behaviours  
  • Support the HR Director and Head of L and D in designing and running of the Leadership Academy programmes  
  • Support the delivery of the 360 feedback programme and assist with the identification of development needs and follow up coaching sessions  
  • Work with the HR managers on the facilitation of team events to improve team effectiveness    

 

The role ideally will be based in the north west but will have the facility to work at home up to 3 days a week.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Identifying, designing, delivering and evaluating Leadership and other development programmes
  • Delivery of key sessions on the Leadership Academy
  • With the HR Managers support the delivery of new partner induction days
  • Contribute to the on boarding of senior people
  • Work with the Land D team on development of programmes to support our early year careers
  • Coaching managers and leaders as agreed with the Head of HR
  • Providing developmental support to Partners and Team Managers
  • With the Head of HR and HR Director support the implementation of culture change with Leaders
  • Contribute to the development of our talent and capability across the Frim
  • Providing expertise to enable the business to implement talent and L&D strategies
  • Providing advice and guidance to the business on L&D strategy, policies and programmes and assisting on our development agenda

Support the delivery of the Diversity and Inclusion programme 

The person specification

Essential

  • A qualification in Learning & Development or comparable expertise through experience
  • Experience in designing and delivering Leadership programmes 
  • Experience of talent programmes and development of leadership capability
  • Knowledge of a range of learning and development methods to support the embedding of knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Proven ability to work with and influence all levels of management building positive relationships
  • Project co-ordination.
  • Excellent people skills, seeking to bring out the best in others.
  • Excellent design, development and delivery capability.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Strong coaching skills and ability to give constructive feedback.
  • Commercial skills – understanding business focussed development strategies

Desirable

  • Knowledge or experience of business development / client training strategies
  • Certification in psychometric testing and/or personality profiling
  • Experience of training delivery over webinar and/or video conferencing
  • Coaching qualification

Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.

 

  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.

 

  • We're committed to diversity and inclusion and to creating an environment where everyone can reach their full potential.  For more information please click  on the following link:

https://www.weightmans.com/about-us/diversity-and-inclusion