Learning and Development Manager

Job Introduction

Come and join us!  We currently have a permanent opportunity for a Learning and Development Manager to join our team in Flixton/Bungay.

  • The salary is: £35 - 40k pa depending on experience.
  • This post is working Days
  • The hours of work and shift patterns are 08.00 – 16:30, Monday to Friday

Main Responsibility

The Opportunity

The Learning & Development Manager will lead, develop, and coordinate the implementation of a performance-focused Learning & Development approach aligned to our overall company strategy.

With outstanding performance. consulting, and learning design skills, you will lead and up skill to support a wide portfolio of projects including on boarding, leadership development and learning pathways for all our employees. In all aspects of your work you will draw on your knowledge of learning theory and current thought leadership, as well as your practical experience of implementing performance-focused learning solutions in a fast-paced environment.

  • The role of a Learning and Development Manager will be to effectively manage and develop the Learning & Development (L&D) function supporting the delivery of all L&D activity and key projects across the site with a strong emphasis on leadership.
  • Design and deliver training materials
  • You will need to contribute to the business success by training and developing our people, ensuring the workforce is able to meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Drive a positive customer focused environment that people feel contented and able to grow and develop to the best version of themselves.
  • Overall control for the L&D function ensuring best practise is followed efficiently and aligns with the Company objectives.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects with systems, databases and KPIs.
  • Foster a collaborative partnership with departmental managers to achieve the best result for the colleagues and the business.
  • Responsible for the compliance of the function and the budget.
  • In conjunction with the HR Lead continually review processes to ensure we are cost effective and fit for purpose through all our training and development.


The Ideal Candidate

As our ideal Learning and Development Manager you will have

  • Experience in Leading a team
  • Ability to articulate good practice in a jargon-free, accessible way.
  • A good understanding of the principles of a learning organisation and the importance of informal learning as well as formal training and management education.
  • Excellent presenting skills on and off electronic platforms
  • Experience working in FMCG is desirable

You'll be:

  • Creative with the ability to inspire those with different learning styles
  • A genuine passion with a flare for people development
  • A confident professional with integrity, discretion and the ability to develop trust with staff and managers at all levels.
  • Flexible, responsive and willing to be hands-on where required and committed to providing a service that makes a difference.
  • Well organised, with the ability to manage multiple projects and work streams as well as ad hoc responsive tasks, balancing a range of priorities and deadlines


Package Description

  • Opportunities for Overtime
  • Free onsite parking
  • Canteen on site
  • Exclusive 2 Sisters employee discount platform available via an app offering savings of up to 60% with brands including Asda, Morrisons, Marks and Spencer and Tesco.
  • Full and Part Time Contracts Available
  • £100 refer a friend scheme
  • Free buses to work for the from certain routes
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Grocery Aid - employees access to counselling
  • Death in service benefit, optional - linked to pension
  • A COVID 19 safe environment.
  • Wellbeing support on site
  • Fantastic development opportunities available for promotion and career development
  • In-house training that includes L2 and L1 Health and Safety certification, and paid apprenticeship opportunities with fantastic career progression.
  • Fast Track to become a skilled colleague - Progression and Development Opportunities
  • Employee of the Month - Passion & Pride

About the Company

We are one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 15,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - From poultry to pizza to pies, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started out from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s, and from there 2 Sisters has grown to become one of the leading food manufacturing companies in Europe, producing great quality, great value food.

We have a strong UK presence in poultry, chilled and bakery food categories, as well as a brand favourite with Holland’s pies. We are also committed to delivering the highest quality products to the British public and to our retail and food service customers. Our customers include Aldi, Asda, Co-op, KFC, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.

2 Sisters Food Group


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