A unique opportunity to help a people-first tech company achieve it’s 10x vision, by enabling everyone to reach their full potential. As our first Talent Development role to join our 140-person business, you’ll be able to make a meaningful impact from day one.
You’ll oversee and lead on Learning and Talent Development across the whole business, identifying ways to grow and nurture our talent with high-impact, tailored skills to achieve our business ambitions. You’ll be an end-to-end thinker, who can build an effective Talent Development strategy, execute on it, engage people along the way, and gain tangible outputs and raving feedback post-delivery.
This is a hands-on, high-impact ‘build’ and ‘deliver’ role in an empowering company where you can really make a difference supporting a scaling business.
Sliide is a mobile technology company that solves some of the most pressing challenges for mobile network operators and handset manufacturers globally. Our digital products are used and loved by over 30 million people globally, and drive billions of impressions to content producers and advertisers around the world.
Life at Sliide is fun, focused, and fast-paced. We’re super informal, and passionate about what we do. We all want to constantly learn and be better, and we’re on an exciting journey to 10x our business in the next few years. Our people often describe Sliide as ‘working with great humans, on a shared mission’ and we value genuinely caring for each other and bringing positive energy to the table every day. Decision making here is empowering and fast, and we work as a team: there’s no Sliide with a single ‘I’.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Shaping, building, leading and delivering a wide range of learning and development solutions (e.g. leadership and management development, competency frameworks, designing and delivering training, arranging and/or administering psychometric assessments, developing and facilitating team building sessions), to meet the varied needs of the business.
Complete training needs analysis at organisational, team and individual levels and deliver L&D and Talent programmes to contribute to the attainment of strategic and operational goals.
Build and maintain strong and productive working relationships, based on continuous feedback across our business: to ensure talent are developed in a tailored, engaging, and ‘sticky’ way to consistently apply their skills into their roles.
Collaborate closely with our People Partner to co-deliver strategic talent initiatives aligned to our strategy, including performance management and development processes
Coach, develop and support our People and Talent team as a SME
Oversee and track all L&D activity across the business, ensuring it is progressing efficiently, and being managed effectively to meet the expectations and prove ROI
Act as an internal champion and role model for growth: sharing impactful knowledge, building a learning and coaching community and encouraging sustainable peer-to-peer learning communities
Lead on and improve our performance management and development processes at Sliide to drive the right behaviours and skills we need to sustainably maintain a high-performing culture.
Lead on design and delivery of key growth opportunities across the employee lifecycle, including: designing effective and engaging onboarding programs, development support for emerging talent/new managers and succession planning and skill-gaps identification
Proven experience and high-impact delivery as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar. Demonstrable examples of interventions designed for management and employee development programs essential.
Excellent knowledge of evidence-based adult learning and development methodologies, including organisational change
Good knowledge of leadership development methodologies, e-learning platforms, psychometrics, 360s, skills & behaviours assessments, and high-quality L&D providers/programs
Experience in project management and budgeting
Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen
Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
Previous experience of working within the tech industry or as a HR Generalist/ business partner a plus
Professional certification in an Adult Education, Psychology, Organisational change, or CIPD is a plus
‘Standalone’ experience in a scale-up business
Are passionate about learning and ‘staying ahead of the curve’
Are resilient and comfortable in a fast-moving, fluid and ambiguous environment
Love delivering at pace. You ‘roll your sleeves up’ with a strong bias for action, yet carefully consider the ‘smartest’ and evidence-based approach
Are a highly curious self starter, with a proactive attitude to always finding a solution
Flexible and remote-first working
25 days holiday and up to 8% company pension contribution
Private Health Insurance (with 24/7 Digital GP)
Buzzing London office with a vibrant culture (and well-stocked snack cupboards and drinks fridge!)
Working with a passionate team who love to learn and implement new technologies and a flat structure with exposure to the founders
Fitness sessions & Cycle to Work Scheme
Paid access to 1000+ gyms & studios & wellbeing resources
Generous personal budget for learning resources, courses, and conferences
Free fortnightly haircuts in the office
All-company socials twice a month
We’re committed to equality of opportunity. We employ many nationalities and think it's extremely important to have representation across functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Does this sound like you? Awesome, we’d love to hear from you!
Prepare a 1-2 minute introduction, all about you 🙂 this is designed to be a more personalised way of getting to know you, alongside your CV
Your intro can be via voice note or video, feel free to get creative and showcase your personality!
Areas to touch on are, a fun fact about you? What interests you most about this role? Your key strengths? What’s most important to you in your next role? Your notice period and salary expectations?
Send your intro to Alice, who will be undertaking initial screenings - email@example.com
Should you be successful, we’ll contact you directly to discuss next steps