Senior Learning & Organisational Development Partner
G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.
As a result of rapid growth throughout the business, G-Research has created a brand new Talent Development function. As a Senior Learning and Organisational Development Partner, you will work closely with the Head of Talent Development, business leaders and HR colleagues to diagnose opportunities for improvement within the business and design strategic initiatives to build organisational capabilities. Additionally you will remain hands on in the implementation of your ideas and offer training to all levels of the business.
You will work alongside a wide range of professionals, from our Quantitative Researchers, to Engineers, to senior leadership, on a diverse range of development areas. The right candidate will have an opportunity to make a real mark across G-Research, shaping the design and approach of Talent Development in our rapidly growing business.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Diagnostics; conduct assessments and develop recommended curriculums to support key skill growth cost-effectively
Building relationships; this is a partnership opportunity where a consultative approach is key
Executive coaching; designing and delivering executive management programmes at various business levels
Organisational leadership; forming collaborative relationships with key stakeholders to execute talent strategies that support our growth and strategic objectives
Performance management; developing and overseeing strategies that focus employee efforts on the achievement of business goals and continuous improvement
Leadership and management development; ensure that managers have the tools required to enable them to lead the organisation toward the implementation of strategic initiatives
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will have deep technical knowledge in all aspects of Talent Development and extensive experience delivering cutting-edge talent solutions. You will not be afraid of getting your hands dirty and working directly with the business. No task will be too large or too small and you will be passionate about both creating strategies and implementation.
In particular, we would like to hear from candidates who possess:
Excellent relationship management skills
A consultative approach with the ability to work closely alongside various business partners
A passion for lifelong learning and staying abreast of current Talent Management trends
Analytical skills with the ability to anticipate future trends, analyse requirements and translate these into innovative and pragmatic solutions
Ability to research and budget accordingly
Strong business acumen and commercial approach, with exceptional project management skills
Great academics from a top tier institution
Additional qualifications in one of the following (or similar) would be advantageous; organisational development, organisational psychology, leadership coaching, psychometric testing.
Why should you apply?
Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
Informal dress code and work/life balance
Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
25 days holiday
Contributory pension scheme
Subsidised gym membership
Monthly company events
Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines