Global Talent & Learning Partner

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This role is based in the UK, based in our London office. As part of our Hybrid working arrangements, you will be required to attend the office for a minimum of 2 days per week with the option to work remotely for the remaining 3 days.

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, and recognise the value this brings in forming strong, creative and high performing teams. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and from those with experience from outside of the voluntary sector. And no, you don’t have to be Christian to work here – we encourage people of all faiths and none to apply. We just ask that everyone lives out our values of dignity, equality, justice and love. We value a good work-life balance, so we’re open to part-time and flexible working. We also offer hybrid working for our office-based colleagues and the option of being a homeworker for most of our roles too. 

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About the role

The GTL Partner is responsible for working closely with business partners in the Global People Function and with senior management across our global footprint to enable them to achieve their strategic objectives by providing advice, organisational development consultancy support, interventions and training in the areas of change and cultural development, team building, talent management and people, management and leadership development.

As a global role, it will work with senior leaders and teams across the whole global network, working across cultures and business areas.

About you

You have a passion for Learning and developing yourself and others and are an experienced professional with brilliant track record in developing and supporting individuals and teams building the right capabilities, skills and mindsets through a wide range of formal, informal and digital  approaches.

You work well as part of a team and are able to build strong relationships across a wide range of groups and teams.

Application process

Value based behaviour questions 

Our values of Equality, Dignity, Justice and Love are fundamental to the way we work and we express them on a daily basis through our Value Based Behaviours.

When completing the application for this vacancy you will be asked to answer the following 2 questions. When answering these questions please describe how you demonstrate our Value Based Behaviours of Collaboration, Support and Develop Others and Learning Mindsets.

Before completing your application please review the VBB framework referring to level 2 of the framework. Please also review the recruitment grid. Both documents are attached to this vacancy. 

Question one: Please describe your experience in developing Management Capabilities in an organisation using both formal, informal and digital approaches.

Question two: Please describe your experience  working as a Learning or Business Partner  supporting Managers and Leaders as well as leading the development and delivery of projects and initiatives

Further information

At Christian Aid we strive to be an inclusive and diverse employer and recognise the value that this brings in helping to build strong, creative and high performing teams.

We are actively encouraging racialised minorities, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people with caring responsibilities, people from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, and older workers to apply. This is because these groups are under-represented within our teams, especially at senior level, and we recognise and value the contributions members of these groups make to strong, creative and high performing teams. To discuss this role in greater detail, please contact  Matteo Violi MVioli@christian-aid.org

We have a strong Christian ethos and we encourage applications from all faiths and none (with the exception of Director positions where there is a genuine occupational requirement to be a practicing Christian - Exempted under the Equality Act 2010).

All successful candidates will require a DBS/police check appropriate to the role and location and a Counter Terrorism Sanction check as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. We also participate in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information as part of the referencing process from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

This role requires applicants to have the right to live and work in the country where this position is based and undertake the role that you have been offered. If you are successful and we make you an offer for the role, we will be required to conduct a right to work check on your immigration status in the UK. We will contact you regarding the documentation you will need to provide to evidence this.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.


Quick check

  • Salary (full time):
  • London based equivalent:
  • Type of contract:
    Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:
  • Contract length:
    18 months
  • Location:
    Hybrid working in London
  • Closing date:
    28 July 2024
  • Interview date:
    26 August 2024
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  • Support and supervision from a named contact within Christian Aid
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