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Learning & Development Partner

Date:  24-Mar-2023
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Learning & Development Partner (Maternity cover 12 months) – UK People Team, London


What we do?
As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain & DLT. With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors. We have been recognised for our engineering excellence and work side by side with our clients in an agile way to solve their most challenging problems. 


Who are we?
GFT are a modern company with a passion for technology that thrive

s on collaboration with our clients and celebrates success with our team.  We are an organisation that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. At GFT, diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and  culture. We have been certified for 2022/23 as a ‘Great place to work’ in the UK. So, if you want to have the opportunity to work with an outstanding and progressive organisation this position could be right for you.


Our people vision is to create an innovative, inclusive and engaging culture where employees thrive, can be themselves, feel a sense of purpose and raise their potential


Job Purpose - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

To be a trusted partner to the business, providing evidence-based best in class services and solutions to build a high-performance culture which supports GFT vision and values.


L&D Team
This role offers a fantastic opportunity for someone to work with the L&D Manager and Coordinator, as well as the wider UK People Team and GFT community. 

You will be reporting directly to the Learning and Development Manager.


Role Summary

As Learning and Development Partner, you will have proven experience in Learning & Development. The L&D partner will work closely with the business and senior managers, and play a crucial role in learning, development and talent management initiatives for the UK.


Role Responsibilities

  • Deliver corporate inductions and facilitate new joiner lunches/events as and when required
  • Partnering with the business to understand training needs and offer solutions which meet business needs
  • Ownership and monitoring of GFT UK mentorship program
  • Support performance management and talent management  initiatives
  • Partnering with global colleagues in developing the Learning Management System (LMS)  
  • Support leaders in performance management discussions suggesting appropriate and timely interventions
  • Support the roll out and evaluation of the Professional Skills Framework 
  • Support Career Framework discussions offering appropriate advice to leaders where required 
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Constantly evaluate and measure the effectiveness of learning and development interventions so we can continuously improve our offering and deliver our ROI 
  • Work with the wider L&D and People team to share best practice and develop consistency of approach
  • Facilitation of internal learning sessions 
  • Delivering various Power Hour sessions on various topics to meet L&D needs across the business

Required Experience


Technical Skills: 

  • Demonstrable experience of using a blended learning approach to maximise learning outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience of data analysis and reporting. Experience in Power BI would be advantageous although not essential
  • Some knowledge of the IT industry may be advantageous although not essential
  • Proficient Excel and PowerPoint skills 
  • CIPD Level 5 or equivalent qualification although not essential



  • Previous experience in learning, development, and talent management (at least 3 years)
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively and comfortable with shifting priorities 
  • Be a self-starter and propose effective solutions where required High levels of adaptability and flexibility and maintains a can-do approach
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to tailor style and approach as you will be working with many stakeholders at all levels across the business. 
  • Live and breathe our core values in what you do and how you do it thereby role modelling our culture
  • A committed and collaborative team player


What can we offer you?

At GFT we offer a flexible hybrid working environment. The majority of our roles are determined by client and internal stakeholder requirements, but the expectation is that you will be required to be in the GFT office 1 or 2 days a week (this may vary depending on stakeholder requirements and could go up or down). This will enable you to build a rapport with the wider GFT team and to ensure you feel connected with your peers/colleagues.


Every individual at GFT co-creates a mapped career path with growth opportunities, the ability to diversify, access to amazing Learning and Development programmes in an environment of collaboration, flexibility and support. We believe that investing in employee development promotes innovation and job satisfaction. The strategic relationships we have with industry leaders gives you unprecedented access to emerging technology and the opportunity to be part of the conversation of the future of digital.


GFT is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are  inclusive. Selection for employment at GFT will be on the basis of performance and ability. Where possible, GFT will capture applicants’ diversity demographics as part of its recruitment processes to promote it’s DEI agenda. 


Founded in 1987 and located in 15 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 10,000 people globally. We provide our people with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation.

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