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Lilly People Development Manager in Cork, Ireland

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Full-Time Employment - FTE


The primary role of the People Development Manager is to manage the people development operations across our growing site. This includes collaborating with Senior Management in the execution and delivery of the site wide L&D strategy and people management responsibilities for the People Development Team.

  • People management responsibilities for the site People Development team.

  • Drive strategically the ongoing development and execution of the site L&D Strategy

  • Drive the ongoing development and growth the People Development function and capabilities.

  • Own, deliver and further develop our internal L&D ‘Reach your Potential’ programme content

  • Deliver Global Leadership Development Programmes. Act of contact for site with Global Leadership development colleagues.

  • Collaborate and partner cross tower with Managers in the ongoing assessment of our functional learning needs

  • Own site metrics for People Development with a keen eye on business impact and ROI

  • Own training compliance for the site, Assist in the management and maintenance of the Learning Management System.

  • Own the site onboarding process. Continue to evolve and evaluate to ensure best practice in early employee experiences are met

  • Provision of 1:1 development coaching

  • Deliver and provide feedback on selected psychometric assessments at individual and team level

  • Contribute to site wide employee engagement, culture and wellbeing initiatives

  • Knowledge and experience of implementing the full HRD cycle (identify, design, deliver and evaluate)

  • A drive for ongoing professional development, a passion to keep abreast of key trends in the L&D space

Basic Qualificiations:

  • Professional Qualification in Organizational Psychology/Training/Learning and Development/Human Resource development essential

  • Training delivery and evaluation(previously Train the trainer QQI Level 6) or equivalent

  • Psychometric qualification favourable

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • A positive, can do attitude, with a proven capability to work collaboratively with teams and individuals, cross functionally

  • An agile learner who can flourish in a fast paced dynamic environment

  • A passion for people development with proven record of enabling and supporting change at inidividual, team and organisational level

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience of delivering to diverse audiences and tailoring approaches

  • Experience working in a compliance orientated environment

  • A strong belief in teams and an understanding of how to support effective team environments

  • Professional membership of relevant bodies (CIPD, IITD, PSI, BPS etc) favourable

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Company Overview:

At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals, circa 600 of whom are based at our Global Business Solutions centre in Little Island, Cork. There we boast vibrant workforce made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.

Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in areas such as General Accounting, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash, the GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions including Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management, Medical Information and more to come on stream across 2018 and 2019.

This, along with the current physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! Mirroring the existing Island House building, the new Island Hall facility will extend our overall capacity to in excess of 1000 employees where Lilly will continue to offer a premium workspace across both buildings, complete with healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, travel subsidies, car-pooling incentives, bike to work scheme, on-site parking and much more.

At the GBS, it’s not just about what we do today, but how we can continuously improve and innovate for present and future operations. We view the development of our highly skilled workforce in much the same way and want to grow your role into an empowering and fulfilling career here at Lilly. Therefore, with the sole purpose of employee progression, weekly Manager 1:1s, a dedicated Learning & Development service and Educational Assistance schemes all await you.

Above all, it’s about being part of an open, welcoming and inclusive culture, one that is further enhanced by the dedication of our committees - Culture Club, Diversity & Inclusion, Sports & Social, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health Safety & Environment and Food.

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Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa

City: Cork

State: Cork

Country: Ireland

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Req Id: 52530BR