Learning Partner, Commercial & Corp

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 32428 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


We’re a diverse bunch and we authentically celebrate this at Coles Group. Our People & Culture team work hard to create an inclusive workplace driven by support and empowerment. Working across our Centres of Excellence, P&C Central and Business Partnering, we focus on bringing out the best in our people, making their lives easier through better experiences, helpful tools, innovative tech and ongoing career opportunities.  


About the role

A great opportunity for an experience Learning Partner to join our team on a fixed term basis. Reporting into the Capability Manager, you partner with senior business stakeholders on both receiving instructions on capability development needs and providing expertise and influence on the development of strategic capabilities as per the Coles Learning Strategy and framework.


Please note this role is initially a 9-month fixed term role and we are location flexible across Australia.


What you’ll be doing

  • Working with key stakeholders to understand the functional / technical, core or leadership training requirements within their teams
  • Co-developing the long- and near-term training requirements through receiving direction from the relevant leaders and challenging leaders on the development of strategic capabilities as defined by the Coles strategy
  • Influencing leaders and driving commitment to capability development across their respective function
  • Gathering inputs to support the measurement of learning program effectiveness (training evaluations, business metrics, PIRs etc.), communicating outcomes, and making recommendations for future plans
  • Project management of key initiatives, including working with External vendors, internal learning consultants & learning co-ordinators to ensure development of programs meet business needs, quality standards and learning effectiveness measures.


Good things you’ll need

We are looking for a curious learning professional with end-to-end experience across the whole learning journey from identifying learning needs, through design and development of learning solution to implementation and review.


You’ll also need

  • Strong understanding and experience in learning strategy, frameworks, leadership development and other capability development areas.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing blending learning solutions.
  • Ability to provide strategic thought leadership & take stakeholders at all levels of the business on that journey.
  • Project Management skills and ability to deliver solutions to the business in time.
  • Analytical problem solving, able to identify and define a business problem and provide a relevant learning solution.
  • A sound understanding of Learning Management Systems
  • Tertiary qualification in HR or similar
  • Experience working in fast pace, complex business environments is highly desirable. #LI-PC


Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.