People Development Programme Manager

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Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38947
Location:London : 71 Fenchurch Street 
Position Category:Human Resources
Position Type:Employee Fixed Term


People Development Programme Manager

Lloyd’s Register


Location: London preferred, other locations across Europe to be considered


What we’re looking for 

As part of this role, you will be accountable for managing the delivery of The Propel Framework & Experience Events project for the Loyd’s Register Learning Academy & wider People Team. You will also be responsible for all aspects of the people development programme performance, strategy, delivery and safety by providing hands on expert guidance and direction by shaping, leading, managing and controlling required programme capabilities and stakeholder management to achieve success, working with Lloyd’s Register business leadership and enabling functions.

What we offer you 


  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes
  • A culture that develops its colleagues and promotes from within and many other additional benefits.
  • Full time permanent role


   The role 

  • To establish immediate plan of action and execution capability to both the Propel Development Framework and Trusted Advisor Experience Events to a global audience across multi divisional teams
  • To shape the required programme structures, governance and stakeholder management and provide leadership, management, and development to assigned personnel ensuring they have a clear sense of direction regarding their role in delivery, achieving objectives and budgets.
  • Accountable for all aspects of project performance, delivery and safety to achieve project deliverables and meet scope, quality, time and budget constraints, while complying with the relevant Project & Programme Management processes and governance.
  • Identification, sourcing and management of effective full-time and part-time resources for all aspects of assigned projects in line with contractual and budgetary agreements.
  • Ensures that planning, cost, time and quality controls are in place and used appropriate to the scope, scale and complexity of projects.
  • Manage the interface with the client’s project organisation to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of a project in line with the commercial, contractual and financial requirements of the contract.
  • Plan and ensure delivery on all aspects of contract compliance and management to include change control and contract variations.
  • Management and oversight of project schedules, financial tracking, contract risks management procedures and issues plus associated project documentation and supports compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements for jurisdictions in which individual projects are to be executed.
  • Conducting regular project and contract reviews and regularly report project status both internally for management and externally for clients as required under the terms of contracts concluding with formal project close out.
  • Management of the effective and timely delivery of technical and related project specific administrative activities.


What you bring 

  • Relevant education background.
  • Experience in Learning & Development and understanding learning solutions and the costs/timings to execution is an advantage.
  • Experienced in change management understanding the key activities and practices required
  • A wide breadth and depth of knowledge of project management with proven skills in dealing with medium to high complexity and medium to high risk key client facing projects through the strategic management of multidiscipline teams.
  • Willing and able to travel as required to ensure activities are aligned and transitioned successfully
  • Experienced in Programme Management processes including planning, people management, financial management, performance management and reporting
  • Experienced in providing visible, pro-active Health and Safety leadership, with the analysis and monitoring of incident reporting and task risk assessment.
  • Adaptable, collaborative and well organised with a practical minded approach and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent stakeholder management – proven ability to leverage existing organisational capabilities to deliver outcomes
  • Experienced in interacting with stakeholders at all levels providing technical and commercial leadership, with specific experience gained in dealing globally across various countries and cultures. Must be able to communicate written English to a very high standard.
  • Advanced use of SharePoint, Powerpoint and Excel is essential.  HTML or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Experience in employee engagement and working on projects are essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders across levels, building engagement & commitment to action
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and prepared to take on new challenges
  • Have drive for results, solution focused thinking and you are keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs.
  • Demonstrate initiative and proactiveness and has flexibility adjusting your approach when necessary.
  • Have good planning and process management skills (scopes the length and difficulty of tasks; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps)
  • Have perseverance in the face of obstacles and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Display a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment and ability to work both independently and as part of a team with colleagues in person and around the world.
  • Are customer focused and driven to achieve excellent customer service.


About us 

Maritime stakeholders are increasingly looking for digital solutions to address the growing challenges of operating in such a vast and complex industry. Pressing issues like climate change, supply chain volatility, and an increase in regulatory requirements already requires considerable agility on the part of all industry members, with no indication of abatement.

Technology will play a key role in allowing stakeholders to operate efficiently and responsibly in the decades to come. When it comes to managing a wide-ranging fleet of vessels, the need for real-time data exchange between ship and shore and interconnected, dynamic processes are sure to increase. Decision-makers will need access to more data than ever and a means to combine multiple interdependent datasets to derive insight and inform decision-making in real-time.

At LR, we have now developed a digital solutions portfolio that provides voyage compliance, voyage planning, ship management and vessel performance solutions to over 20,000 vessels across the globe.

Digital Solutions Division:

We recognise the challenges facing the maritime industry including the drive for decarbonization and the need for improved efficiency. To address these challenges OneOcean is now part of the Lloyd’s Register Digital Solutions division. We are proud to work alongside the other brands that comprise this division, providing voyage compliance, voyage planning, ship management and vessel performance solutions. 


Be a part of 

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 

 Want to apply 

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 

 We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 

 If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 

 We care, we share, we do the right thing. 

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible. #LI-KC1


Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.

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