Learning & Development Consultant – Supply Chain, Leeds, UK

Learning & Development Consultant – Supply Chain, UK

Do you have an interest in driving business performance and developing people across our supply chain? Then join Arla as Learning & Development Consultant – Supply Chain. In this role you will report to the head of the ‘Supply Chain Transformation and Learning’ team. The team consists of learning partners in similar roles in Denmark, Germany, Sweden as well as a few global roles. You will be the UK learning partner whose primary task is provide support to all of our UK sites regarding pipeline programmes, functional learning solutions and general capability building within supply chain.


Some of your key responsibilities in the role will include:


  • Design and development of learning solutions as defined by functional technical competence framework in order to meet business capability needs
  • Leading on Arla’s Eden apprenticeship programmes in Dairy Technology and Engineering from an L&D perspective, ensuring that the learning needs are met, mentors are in place and graduates are successfully offboarded into appropriate roles at site
  • Helping to establish and embed the Line Centric Organisation (LCO) in the UK by developing and establishing appropriate learning solutions
  • Managing Arla’s apprenticeship levy to ensure effective utilisation and ensuring that all apprenticeship programmes are fully funded through this levy.
  • Working closely with sites to ensure that functional training and compliance training needs are met across UK sites. You will have an active input into training content, vendor selection and vendor compliance.
  • Engaging with the wider industry in order to increase knowledge of the dairy industry and to influence Arla’s skills development agenda.
  • Participating and playing a key role in global Supply Chain learning projects  


The successful candidate will typically come from a similar role within Learning & Development and will have experience of coordinating learning activities and acting as a process facilitator. You will be comfortable working in a multi-site role where you will be required to direct and influence senior stakeholders across a range of different locations. Technical knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing processes would be an advantage but is not essential. Please note that this is a nationwide role covering all of our UK sites and so there will be a large amount of travel in the role.

The closing date for this role is 24th September.

Please apply via this link


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