Tuesday 26th July 2022

1424 Learning & Development Business Partner - WCHG

We have an exciting opportunity for a L&D Business Partner to join Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) at a time of significant transformation.

Leadrning and Development Business Partner



We have an exciting opportunity for a L&D Business Partner to join Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) at a time of significant transformation.

A true L&D or OD generalist the successful candidate will have the opportunity to: shape the design, development and implementation of L&D Interventions which influence WCHG’s culture of continuous learning and growth; work with managers, key stakeholders and teams across the business to create positive learning outcomes and engagement which support the delivery of WCHG’s Corporate plan, People Strategy and wider strategic business objectives.

Hours of work 35 hours per week, permanent, office-based with some hybrid & agile working available.


Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project management of the development and implementation of a blended L&D offer which supports the full learning cycle, working closely with key stakeholders, external partners including the procurement of specialist providers; to deliver effective training initiatives
  • Work with the Head of HR in the development, implementation and regular review of WCHG’s People Strategy
  • Proactively contribute to the development and maintenance of the internal L&D policies and procedures incorporating relevant legislation and best practice; to advise and ensure consistent application
  • Mange the L&D portfolio within commercial budget constraints and broader KPI’s of the business, ensuring the best value for money is achieved
  • Utilise Management Reporting Information to analyse and monitor key L&D trends ensuring identification of efficiency and improvements in order to influence all aspects of the talent lifecycle, including evaluation and demonstrable return on investment.
  • Successful applicants will be CIPD qualified (Level 7) together with Chartered status or equivalent experience, and will possess proven L&D experience, ideally in a complex setting.
  • Committed to CPD with a strong business acumen and solid relevant experience of relationship building and implementation of learning interventions, at all levels, in order to maximise potential and improve the capability of individuals – including a high level of coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and team working skills coupled with the ability to, professionally challenge in order to influence and drive change, solve problems and shape policies is essential.


This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join our journey in making a real impact to Wythenshawe’s customers and communities… but more than that, with every job role comes a competitive salary, great pension scheme, holiday that increases with each year of service, flexible working, an employee assistance and health care plan including staff benefits, paid professional memberships, and excellent ongoing learning opportunities which contribute towards continual professional development.

If you would like to know more please click here and select roles, https://wchg.current-vacancies.com/Careers/Wythenshawe-multipage-microsite-HR-L-and-D-1907?SiteID=2199

Closing date: 7 August 2022

Interview date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022


About Us:

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.

We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders. WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose.

A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes.

Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities.

WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.

  • Location Manchester
  • Salary £45,364 per annum
  • Close Date 07/08/2022
  • Contact Name Human Resources
  • Contact Details 0161-9469558
  • Job Type Full Time

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