Learning and Development Coordinator

Job Reference: L&D

  • Job Category: Support Services

A-Plant is one of the UK’s largest plant, tool and equipment hire companies. We form part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group Plc., the second largest equipment rental company in the world. With over 3,700 employees based at over 195 locations, we offer exciting development opportunities at all levels.

  • Location: Warrington Support Centre WA3 6YE
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

In this exciting new role you'll work closely with the Learning and Development Manager to deliver a first class learning and development offering to new and existing employees. 

This is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your skills as a development professional and your passion for effectively providing a high quality blended training offering to the business.

We are at a really exciting time in our journey, as we launch our new Learning Management Platform, we are building on our current e-learning offering as well as growing our internal training offering to the business.

This is an integral role to the L&D function, key to the administration and coordination of all intercompany training across the annual calendar of both mandatory and all other training schedules and cycles.

Roles and responsibilities

Your key duties will include:

You will manage all requests for employees and action the relevant learning solutions and communicate between employees, managers, facilitators and providers through our learning management system.

Where there are multiple learning programmes running simultaneously, you will be booking suitable venues, preparing materials, coordinating the attendee lists for training days and distributing qualifications and certificates. This includes all training from our Corporate Induction for all new starters to Apprenticeship, Graduate and Trainee workshops, through to leadership and management training.

You will take responsibility for the day-2-day management of the Learning Management Platform. This will include managing data transfers from the HRIS, managing and updating e-learning content and keeping training records up to date.

You will need a great eye for data analysis and reporting as well as being a strong communicator both internally within the department and across the business with senior management, by providing accurate timely reporting on all learning programmes including Inductions in line with information as requested.

You will also be involved in collating reports, raising POs, cleansing data and coordinating Apprenticeship Levy Payments through the online account.

Skills required

What you’ll need to bring to the role



Naturally you will be highly organised whilst also being adaptable to changes and managing these changes effectively with the training schedule. You will be a strong people person with the relationship building skills to understand and support the business.

  • Excellent Administration and IT skills with Microsoft Excel, as well as Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • You will thrive in a fast paced environment with a fluctuating workload, working to tight deadlines and re-prioritising your work where needed.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Strong collaborative working skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking


  • Previous experience working within an L&D/Training environment, ideally as part of a large complex organisation, arranging training for multiple business units/divisions.
  • HR related Graduate degree
  • Experience with managing LMS and e-learning systems is highly desirable, ensuring the training cycle information is recorded and kept updated.




We offer a competitive salary as well as 23 days holiday incl bank holidays, pension scheme and other exciting benefits.