Senior Leadership Development Business Partner

Job Purpose

Unlocking Halfords people potential by developing its Leadership Capability to the standard required for us to deliver our strategy and win in the market.

Key Responsibilities

    • Leadership Development Design and delivery
    • Develop, either personally or with external partners, implement, and continuously enhance leadership development solutions aligned with Halfords purpose and values, and leadership behaviours at all levels of the business but predominantly Leads Leaders and Leads the Business levels.
    • Design and deliver learning in a range of formats e.g. digital, virtual, modular, stand alone and on the job learning, that are fit for purpose and address the key gaps that individuals and teams have, in order to make Halfords successful.
    • Facilitate workshops and individual conversations in a way that unlocks people and problems, including but not limited to process development, ways of working, team effectiveness.
    • Design and deliver leadership solutions for current and future leaders at all levels to include core offers by level, HiPo development and early careers programmes.
    1. Assessment and Analysis:
      • Analyse data to identify gaps and opportunities for leadership development, providing actionable recommendations and re-inform the Leadership Development strategy.
      • When required, conduct thorough assessments of leadership capabilities within the organization through surveys, interviews, and other appropriate diagnostic tools.
      1. Coaching and Mentoring:
        • Provide one-on-one coaching to leaders at all levels, fostering individual growth and addressing specific developmental needs.
        • Establish and maintain mentoring programs to facilitate knowledge transfer and leadership skill development.
        • Manage a pool of coaches or coaching supplier to ensure Halfords maintains a coaching offer that delivers on our strategy.
        1. Collaboration and Partnership:
          • Collaborate with HRBP’s, Talent manager, and other to integrate leadership development initiatives with broader organizational strategies.
          • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure alignment with business objectives.
          • Work with a range of external partners to deliver Halfords leadership development offer to include all aspects of vendor management e.g. the relevant procurement and financial management processes required to ensure we remain compliant and on budget, monthly or quarterly business reviews to maintain and improve performance and the additional and removal of suppliers as necessary.
          1. Continuous Learning and Innovation:
            • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in leadership development.
            • Innovate and introduce new methodologies and technologies to enhance leadership development effectiveness.
            1. Metrics and Evaluation:
              • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success and impact of leadership development initiatives.
              • Regularly evaluate and report on the effectiveness of programs, making data-driven recommendations for improvement

              Key Skills/Experiences

              • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
              • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
              • Strong planning skills
              • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships at all levels of the organization.
              • Proficient in using survey and assessment tools and analytics for program evaluation.
              • Experience of working in a fast-paced operational environment