People & HR

Learning Partner Lead

  • Job ID: 007982
  • Location: Leeds, UK, LS1 8EQ
  • Job type: Fixed Term - Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £55,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Learning Partner Lead - FTC

At YBS our business strategy has informed our Leadership, Learning and Talent priorities which is why our Learning Partner Lead role is such an interesting role. We have an ambitious roadmap that we are driving and delivering, and we need our colleagues to have opportunities to continually learn and stay relevant, and the right set of skills to succeed.

We also encourage flexible working, so please get in touch if you’d like to discuss flexible or reduced working hours. Our Leadership, Learning and Talent team are currently hybrid working, so sometimes you’ll be working from home, on other occasions be at our Leeds or Bradford offices.


About this role

We are recruiting for a Learning Partner Lead to provide dedicated support to lead, develop and coach our team of Learning Partners. Ensuring that they are a high performing, flexible team that deliver a first-class learning experience, putting human-centred design at the heart to better meet business priorities. This role will also partner the enabling parts of the business to effectively identify, scope, prioritise and deliver on their learning needs.

We have a network of learning champions across YBS and this role will be responsible for leading and inspiring this group. Keeping abreast of external developments in Learning and Development, sharing these and initiatives across YBS to ensure a motivated, inspired and proactive network of learning individuals.

Please note this is a fixed term contract until 11th July 2025


About You

You will be a true leader of people. You will have proven coaching skills and experience of developing capabilities in others with a track record of achieving high performance from your team members. You will be able to direct the work of others and you are resourceful in how you make things happen. You will love using your initiative and collaborating with others in pursuit of learning success. You will thrive on finding the best way to deliver desired outcomes at pace.

You will have a strong consultative approach and be able to build strong relationships with colleagues, stakeholders and third parties. With strong communication and relationship building skills, you’ll be more than ready to engage and collaborate with colleagues at all levels across YBS, together with 3rd party suppliers. At heart, you will be a self-directed learner who just loves applying your learning. You get a kick from inspiring others to be the same.


About us

At YBS we don’t have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.


About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. At YBS we work collaboratively and share in our success together, so when we reach our goals were all rewarded with an on target bonus of 7% of eligible pay (with the opportunity to earn up to a maximum 15%).

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts,


Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, click apply now to send us your application.


Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Jess Wilkinson on jewilkinson@ybs.co.uk

Please note, applications are viewed frequently therefore, this role may close earlier than the date shown

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