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Learning and Development Advisor - Programme Management

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Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2023

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Learning & Development Advisor – Programme Management – London   


Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specialising in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results. 


Our dedicated EMEA Learning and Development ("L&D") team works to create, build and implement contemporary L&D infrastructure and strategy for our internal stakeholders at all levels. 


We are currently looking for an L&D Advisor to sit within our L&D team based in London.  The primary focus of the role is to fully manage and run existing and newly created programmes. This is a new role and is a testament to our impressive growth across EMEA. Learning & Development has become one of the most demanded business services, and we are looking for someone proactive, positive, and organised who can roll up their sleeves and take our programme management to the next level. Come and join us on our exciting journey.  


Responsibilities Include: 

  • End-to-end management of assigned central programmes and relevant learning events across EMEA 

  • Facilitate selected central training events, and to be the face of L&D when running our initiatives 

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of learning initiatives 

  • Liaise with internal experts/external vendors to arrange availability to deliver training courses including bootcamps, onboarding events, and courses 

  • Liaise with external vendors for programme delivery and support with contract negotiations and renewals 

  • Own and manage the scheduling of programmes, attendance and engagement of learners, often over different time zones 

  • Communication of programmes to internal clients and to be the first point of contact for your assigned programmes and events 

  • Build relationships and help develop our internal faculty and their development program 

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the learning initiatives through data collection and analysis, and make recommendations for improvements 

  • Work closely with Programme Owners to ensure the programmes are best in class and continuously implement improvements Maintain training records and ensure compliance with policies and procedures 

  • Support with Training Needs Analysis 

  • Support the wider team with general development of the L&D offering 


Essential Requirements: 

  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders 

  • Comfortable standing up and speaking to a room of delegates  

  • Strong interpersonal skills  

  • Able to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Proficient with MS-Office applications, Excel, PPT, MS-Word, SharePoint.  

  • Must be organised and detail oriented 

  • Ability to work independently and within a team 

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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