Learning & Development Business Partner


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


City Hub

111 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7HB


Jesse Boot Avenue, Science Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2RU

London Road

London Road, Nottingham, NG2 3DX

Your future is here
A place to thrive

Being part of Nottingham College means playing a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. Together, we’re making a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here, you’ll have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

As part of the continued investment in our people, we are expanding our People & Development Service team with two exciting new roles.

Who we need

Our mission is to ‘Unlock potential through learning’ and as a Learning and Development Business Partner, you will play a pivotal role in our transformative journey. Collaborating closely with leaders and stakeholders to identify training needs, you’ll design and deliver effective learning activities which foster a culture of continuous improvement. Your focus will be on driving employee growth, enhancing skills, and ultimately contributing to the overall success of Nottingham College.

  • To diagnose, problem solve, design, develop, deliver and embed a broad range of development interventions across the College.
  • To support a service that creates, builds and promotes great leadership at all levels of the organisation.
  • Develop and deliver high quality learning and interventions to develop every colleague at every level across the College to thrive.

What you’ll bring

With experience in a similar role, you’ll bring your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to the role, relishing the challenge to make a lasting difference as an agent of positive change.

You will have an opportunity to:

  • Use your proven experience in the design and delivery of training programs, workshops, and initiatives to enhance employee skills and competencies, including team events.
  • Showcase your excellent communication & delivery skills with the ability to influence and inspire others.
  • Have variety by using a range of development methods, including instructor-led training, e-learning, virtual classrooms, learning management systems and career development platforms, as well as on-the-job learning experiences.
  • Create a great on-boarding experience in the design and delivery of induction programmes.
  • Deliver on your in-depth knowledge of the design of career and learning pathways and skills audits.

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.