A top law firm in Dublin is seeking a talented and ambitious senior lawyer to join them in the highly regarded and important role of Head of Learning & Development. This is a key role to the firm and reports into the Managing Partner.
The role is responsible for developing and implementing a Learning & Development Strategy in line with the firm’s strategic objectives. This involves working with all relevant people to identify and prioritise firm-wide individual career development needs for all roles within the firm. The role includes the management of knowledge and library information services and the roll out of knowledge and training to clients.
Develop a learning and development strategy and annual development programmes linked to organisational strategic objectives
Develop career development plans for lawyers and other personnel, and integrate this into the appraisal process
Establish individual and collective leadership and development needs for partners
Together with the Knowledge Management Lawyers (PSLs), you will determine the best approaches to developing lawyers’ technical skills, at relevant levels of PQE.
Work with the practice to maintain a supportive environment for newly qualified lawyers; including designing a development plan and to ensure that an appropriate learning and development culture is in place for all trainees
Management of the L&D team
A qualified solicitor with 10+ years’ PQE
Experience of developing and implementing partner development strategies and programmes
Highly motivated self-starter with a can-do attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to lead, persuade, influence and effect change across the business to all relevant partners and their teams and across business services
An enquiring mind – able to challenge constructively and suggest improvements to established practices
Design and delivery skills, including the development of technology-driven L&D solutions
A passion for creating a best in class L&D function
This is a great opportunity for a senior lawyer with a passion for, and experience in helping others learn and develop to become the best they can be.