Job offer in england People and Organisational Development (POD) Trainer at University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,301 to £38,183. With potential progression once in post to £40,523 a year

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced trainer to work in a leading Russell Group university. Working in a proactive POD team, you will design, deliver and evaluate a mix of programmes to staff throughout the University. To apply for this role, it is essential you have experience of both the design and delivery of training programmes. Responsibilities for this role will include:-

  • Assisting with design of University-wide learning and development interventions
  • Designing interventions such as team-building events
  • Delivering the POD core suite of programmes
  • Promoting the use of on-line learning
  • Assisting with evaluation of the POD programme
  • Coaching colleagues on a 1-1 and group basis

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required


  • Experienced trainer who can deliver a wide range of different leadership, management and interpersonal interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including political astuteness, tact and diplomacy
  • A relevant training qualification or equivalent
  • An understanding of the whole learning and development cycle
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience of coaching, preferably qualified
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • A high degree of initiative, personal judgement, resourcefulness, resilience, flexibility and a self-motivating approach
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to meet challenging and sometimes competing demands


  • CIPD member or equivalent professional body
  • Qualified to BPS Test User: Occupational, Personality: MBTI practitioner
  • Experience in the design of e-learning

Interviews 4th December 2017

 To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote Job Reference 53796 in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from:

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