Learning & Development Consultant, full time - open to flexibility

London (Greater)
£32,000 - £34,000 per annum dependent upon experience + benefits.
07 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Learning & Development Consultant, full time - open to flexibility

About Business Disability Forum

Business Disability Forum is a world-leading membership organisation bringing together business and the public sector to build disability-smart organisations. We have more than twenty five years’ experience providing high-quality advice and guidance, in-depth consultancy, business to business networking and knowledge-sharing relevant at all stages of the journey towards greater disability confidence.

Our Disability Standard defines Best Practice and provides the benchmark against which organisations measure their performance on disability across the entire business.

Our taskforces and networks regularly bring together our Members and Partners with disabled opinion leaders to share best practice and create change in their specialist fields or areas of common interest.

The role:

This new role offers a fantastic opportunity to become part of Business Disability Forum’s growing and influential learning and development (L&D) offer, as part of a small team working with some of the world’s largest and most influential businesses. You will work with our Members, Partners and clients to understand their disability-related L&D needs and design innovative and creative solutions to develop their business performance on disability and ultimately improve the life chances of disabled people. By working with businesses in a range of sectors across the UK and globally, this role offers an excellent opportunity for an L&D professional to build an expertise in equality, diversity and disability issues and a daily challenge in designing and delivering creative and engaging interventions with an important social purpose.

Business Disability Forum prides itself on having a flexible approach to service delivery and we are happy to discuss flexible working options with suitable candidates.

The requirements:

  • Current experience working in an L&D role, either internally within one organisation or as a consultant.
  • Experience delivering training on diversity and inclusion, management skills or customer service.
  • Confidence in developing new business and managing existing client relationships.
  • The ability to manage your own workload and the flexibility to travel around the UK and internationally to meet our clients’ requirements.
  • A passion for Business Disability Forum’s mission and a desire to use your skills and experience to affect positive social change.

How to apply:

For the full job description and person specification of this role and instructions on how to apply please click the "Apply" button below

Closing date for applications is: 5pm on Sunday, 27 August 2017

First interviews planned for the: Thursday, 7 September 2017 and Friday, 8 September 2017.

Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 11 September 2017.


Equal opportunities:

We are committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity. The ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society is at the heart of what we do. When we are recruiting, disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

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