Leadership Development Manager


Responsible for the design, delivery and evaluation of Leadership Development programmes & other training interventions within Arriva London to meet current and future management development needs, ensuring our managers have the relevant skills to fulfil their roles most effectively.


  • Responsible for identification of leadership development needs amongst key populations i.e. top/emerging talent, first line supervisor/manager, middle/senior managers and heads of functions.
  • Working with the Human Resources team to agree development priorities.
  • Creation of leadership development programme for each of these groups linked to the Leadership Competencies, Arriva Values and Behaviours and the HR/business strategy.
  • Creation of training plans to help people move into key roles e.g. Operational and Engineering Management and become effective leaders.
  • Review existing Leadership and Development material and interventions across Arriva UK and adapt/utilise where appropriate and use of previous expertise, programmes, contacts, formats etc. to pull together an integrated programme.
  • Lead the delivery of the programme, using other members of the HR team where practical, plus external resource if required.
  • Training members of the HR team to deliver and take forward the programmes.
  • Use a range of different interactive methods (including coaching & mentoring), actors, projects plus psychometrics etc.
  • Undertaking accurate, reliable and fair assessments and development of competence action plans to ensure managers meet required standards. 
  • As well as owning the Leadership Development Programme, pull together a suite of L&D/training interventions that meet specific learning and development needs on an ad hoc basis.

Must possess:

  • Experience of designing and delivering training to all levels of a business.
  • Experience of coaching senior management, ideally with relevant ILMC qualification. 
  • Significant experience of working with operational management to create organisation wide and individual training needs analysis.
  • Design and delivery of an integrated programme of leadership development interventions.
  • Experience of working in a multi-site, commercial, diverse organisation.
  • Delivering training in a cost effective manner.
  • Some relevant qualification and evidence of relevant CPD.
  • An engaging and energetic personality that people warm to and the ability to build credibility and gravitas quickly.

Closing date: 31st December 2016

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