Employment Type  Full-time

Learning & Development Lead

  • Highly attractive career opportunity
  • Global multi-disciplinary professional services consulting firm
  • Global role covering our offices in Australia, NZ, Hong Kong, UK, US and Middle East

About us

The Robert Bird Group (RBG) is a leading international structural, civil and specialist engineering consultancy business built upon delivering structural and civil engineering excellence worldwide. We transform inspiring visions into successful realities, offering innovative, collaborative, flexible, and proactive solutions.

About the role

Due to continuing growth within the organisation, we are seeking to expand our Learning & Development (L&D) offering by employing dedicated resources in this area. Working with a high performing, service-oriented, collaborative team from RBG’s HQ in Fortitude Valley, you will report to the People & Culture (P&C) Manager, East.

In this new role will be providing strategic oversight, development, and delivery of L&D outcomes within the organisation on a global basis for both our East and West teams.

This position manages the delivery of recommendations and solutions specific to L&D including, learning needs analysis and delivery, vendor relationship management, course participation management and logistics, implementing new L&D programs, policies, and practices to meet the organisations needs and business strategy.

Partnering with stakeholders, with a values-driven approach, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Development of L&D strategies, frameworks and initiatives globally
  • Input into the design, delivery and sourcing of L&D solutions including blended learning programs (online/classroom) & technology solutions
  • Development of RBG specific learning programs (e.g. GDP, Management Program, Leadership masterclasses; career development)
  • Collaborating with the P&C team/function to effectively guide on L&D strategy and identification of learning needs.

About you

You have excellent leadership, engagement/partnering, technical and people skills backed by effective communication and negotiation skills and the confidence to support and mentor senior management and prioritise competing demands.

A strong strategic mindset together with good commercial acumen and project management skills will be essential to this role.

You will also possess a strong working knowledge and background in L&D techniques and strategies including experience with e-learning development tools.

While experience in professional services / engineering is desirable, it is not essential and candidates from a range of backgrounds will be considered.

A competitive remuneration package is on offer, commensurate with the experience and skills of the successful candidate

If you are a self-starter, results oriented, committed to quality work outcomes, highly motivated and enjoy being part of a hardworking and fun team then this is the role for you!

Why Work With Us

Robert Bird Group is a growing, fast-paced business which offers birthday leave, corporate health insurance rates, paid parental leave, recognition awards, an active and engaging social club, along with a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.

How to apply
All applications must e-mail your CV and covering letter to employment@robertbird.com.au

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, you are welcome to call Tony Daugalis on +61 7 3319 2777

To find out more about RBG, please visit our careers page at https://www.robertbird.com/careers/

Robert Bird Group is an equal employment opportunity employer.

This role does not require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to RBG’s employees/managers. We do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.


Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to employment@robertbird.com.au

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