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Talent and Development Manager

Fixed Term


Talent and Development Manager
City of London, United Kingdom
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Talent and Development Manager – 14 month FTC

Be advised this role requires candidates to have prior successful exposure to running a value add L&D function ideally within the London Insurance Market however my client would be interested in profiles rom the wider Financial Services industry. 

The client in question has employee welfare and engagement at the forefront of everything they do and this is certainly showcased in the projects you will be responsible for in this exciting role. 

I am genuinely excited to support my client, a leading Lloyd’s Broker with offices in central London, in their search for a talented and highly experienced Senior Talent Manager/Head of L&D to join the firm. Reporting into the Chief of HR, this is an exciting opportunity with plenty of variety involved, leading on strategy for Talent Development across the global business. You will be a major player in asserting a strong HR backbone for the business, overseeing a variety of implementations alongside the support of the firm’s management team.

What you’ll do

As the Head of Learning and Development/Talent Development, you will be taking on a variety of roles that all come together to create one cohesive learning experience for the organisation’s employees. You will be responsible for partnering across the senior leadership team to lead on various strategic missions within the firm, working in lockstep with Senior Leaders to power the business’s learning initiatives forward. As you collate and present changing metrics and developments within the Talent Development function to present to key leaders, you will be able to support senior stakeholders with your own insight and findings to ensure the function grows from strength to strength.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring a fit for purpose talent strategy aligning with the CHRO, to ensure synergy with the wider HR and corporate strategy
  • Developing a suite of L&D offerings to support the HR and corporate strategy, aligned with the internal career journey.
  • Developing and managing the overall talent management framework to include talent reviews and succession planning.
  • Managing the firms’ performance management framework.
  • Overseeing  the firms’ regulatory and mandatory training and qualifications  reporting.
  • Budget management and supplier relationships
  • Own the responsibility of the learning and development MI data whilst commentating to SLT
  • People management of the wider L&D team

What we’re looking for

The right candidate for this role must have prior demonstrable experience working as a Senior individual within L&D in Financial Services.

In closing, an excellent opportunity for a highly experienced Senior Talent and Development Manager If you feel excited by the prospect of working with a major Insurance Broker, then please apply with no delay as we are looking to interview potential candidates as soon as possible. 


Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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