Learning & Development Specialist

  • Job Reference: 78512664-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Austin Fraser Ltd
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Are you currently in a recruiting or business development position in a staffing company and want to share your tips to success? Do you want to get off the sales floor and teach others how to play the game? Can you motivate people to reach their top performance? Then you are exactly who we need for this role!

What Will You Do?

  • Be the best first impression of Austin Fraser!

  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team to determine start dates for new hires

  • Create an awesome first week experience for all new hires

  • Present Austin Fraser's "Apprenticeship" program to all new hires in Reading UK, and future offices

  • Frequently work with other members of the global Learning & Development team to create training content for new hires

  • Teach new hires the ABC's of recruiting, business development, and the overall process of placing a candidate

  • Use creativity and charisma to improve existing content and processes

What Do We Need?

  • 2+ year(s) of staffing industry experience

  • 4+ years of sales and training experience

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Self motivation

  • Creativity to improve processes

  • Obvious charisma and enthusiasm

  • Excellent communication and listening skills

  • Ability to travel to other offices when needed

What Do You Get?

  • Competitive base salary

  • Opportunity to join a the global Learning & Development team

  • Mapped career progression with a defined plan and attainable goals, as well as continuous personal and professional development

  • Beautiful office in central Reading - Thames Tower with amazing views

  • State-of-the-art Apple hardware and software plus wireless headsets

  • Stand-up desks, beer fridge, pool table, video games, and full kitchen

  • Free fitness classes and beauty treatments as well as a stunning rooftop terrace

  • 25 days of holiday per year (as well as 8 bank holidays of course!) You also have the option to utilise our holiday shop!

  • Free charity day, pension scheme, early Friday finish and cycle to work scheme

  • Business casual dress code

  • Specials discounts at retailers, travel sites, and entertainment through company perks

  • Unparalleled company culture and outstanding co-workers

Who Are We?

We are Austin Fraser, an award-winning, international recruiting company with specialist consultants covering various industries globally. Founded in 2007, we have a thriving brand across the U.K, Europe and the U.S including offices in Munich, Berlin and soon to be Hamburg in Germany, as well as Denver, Dallas, and Austin in Texas.

We strive to know our candidates personally so we can direct them to the best opportunities that are in line with their goals and motivations. Working as an extension of our clients as recruitment partners, we forge long-lasting relationships based on trust and excellent results. We're committed to each one of our employees, ensuring they're able to work in an outstanding environment and are equipped with the tools and skills they need to succeed in their fields. We continue to earn industry awards around the world for being a top employer.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.