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Learning and Development Business Partner



United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About the job you’re considering

You will design and develop the Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) learning and development strategy in partnership with the senior leadership team and key stakeholders. To be successful you will bring fresh thinking to our learning solutions to ensure they deliver a leading-edge experience and maximise learning impact for our people. Be a trusted advisor to the business and HR community on all L&D related matters.

You will drive a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing, contribute on regional and Global offerings. Being commercially comfortable you will manage the Learning and Development budget within broader framework of business KPIs, maximising the use of virtual and blended offerings provided by Capgemini University.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.

Your role

Cutting edge, Learning and Development offering is key to ensuring that CIS can attract and retain great people with capability to drive our business success. As Learning Business Partner, you will report into CIS, Global Head of learning and work with CIS HR Leader and Business Leaders to evolve a learning strategy that supports the business priorities and delivers outstanding results. Supporting the talent agenda will form an important part of the role, developing plans for diverse talent to progress careers and support career growth and retention at every level within Capgemini. You will work closely with the wider Global CIS HR team on People Transformation & Talent initiatives becoming a trusted expert who can co-create effective and agile learning solutions with the business, to deliver impact and drive best practice in Learning and Development.

You will be an important part of the wider Capgemini Learning and Development Team with other local, regional, and global L&D professionals providing an opportunity to share regional and global best practice, and drive and contribute to our collective capability in Learning & Development. This network gives you additional scope to grow personally and professionally and to identify ways that CIS can benefit from innovation, scale, and re-use across the Capgemini business.

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, stiving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills and experience

You will be passionate about learning and development and a role model for continuous Development & Collaboration, you will quickly become a recognised expert and trusted advisor employing excellent communication and consulting skills to articulate how L&D can support our strategic business objectives. You will be able to deal with ambiguity and show resilience in a fast paced and complex environment with the need to manage constant change. The role requires the ability to plan and deliver initiatives in line with targets and being comfortable with reporting and analytics to demonstrate impact and track progress.

A high achievement drive, with a positive, can-do attitude showing enthusiasm for work and commitment to delivering excellence is imperative with a proactive and creative approach to problem solving. As with all Business Partnering roles, the need for strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen, communicate, influence, and engage with different levels of people within the organisation will be required.

As a trusted advisor and expert, you will need to manage key stakeholder relationships including:

  • Ability to function as part of management and leadership teams and develop sustainable relationships at middle and top management level and use them to proactively help in the management of the business
  • Proactively gather insights on the stakeholder needs and helping them to identify how and whether learning can best support these needs.
  • Capable of giving persuasive formal presentations to management and leadership teams
  • Ability to facilitate, document and drive actions from CIS level Talent Boards and workshops
  • Project manage content for learning initiatives on CIS People Transformation
  • Build a sustainable emerging talent strategy for the CIS business, supporting the apprentice and graduate development offering to and quality experience for new joiners.
  • Represents self and Capgemini in external professional bodies thereby enhancing our reputation
  • Develop and maintain an external network in own area

What does ‘Get The Future You Want ‘ mean for you?

We realise a Total Reward package should be more than just compensation. At Capgemini we offer range of core and flexible benefits and have a Peer Recognition Portal called Applaud.

You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions.
To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

You’ll be bringing your unique skills and perspectives to the team, inspiring and taking inspiration from your teammates as you unlock value in everything you do. You’ll be joining a professional community of experts, who have got your back and will support you, every step of the way.

Why you should consider Capgemini

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fuelled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.

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