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Quartz believes in the power of the individual to create great things.

We're hiring new talent

Head of Learning & Development



What are we about:

Our ambition is simple. To combine our global know-how with local insight to help our clients turn their business goals into reality. By offering innovation, automation and organizational design. All with a personal touch.

Where the strategic magic happens:

London is our base of operations. Here, we’ve created an international office with dozens of exceptional people. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to secure our place as leading advisors and business support consultants within our industries. We are incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved so far and plan to continue along the same path. Constantly learning, improving and growing to make sure we always create lasting value for our clients.

Our Mission

Create value and reimagine the technology that powers the categories we work in. Provide management and consulting teams that turn start-ups into medium-sized businesses and support them as they evolve.


We’re looking for an experienced and innovative Head of Learning to join the People Team.

If you are especially passionate about…

  • Defining and implementing learning and development strategy to help business needs and challenges,
  • Building and leading a Global Learning Team, helping them grow as professionals and subject matter experts,
  • Being up to date on latest learning methodology and insights, utilising them in all areas of learning, such as performance and leadership development,
  • Leading the culture and values, supporting the organisation to make them happen…

…this is your place!

What you’ll do

  • Be responsible for developing and leading a team that drives a culture of lifelong learning and development, prioritizing and embedding critical skills and capabilities needed to deliver our vision.
  • Advising and guiding your peers, Leaders and the wider Business all learning strategies, methods, initiatives to build a culture where learning is part of who we are, and not just something we do,
  • Consult with leaders throughout the organisation to deeply understand the ongoing needs and challenges of the business and translate that into an impactful L&D strategy and roadmap.
  • Responsible for the L&D team’s creation of learning related content for internal use, including skills based training, internal knowledge share workshops, leadership development, culture and values sharing, on-boarding content for global teams for employees and leadership.
  • Lead, develop and implement strategic programmes of work, along with the wider People Team, that make a difference to staff experience, growth and retention.
  • Transform leadership development to ensure our leaders are equipped to lead through change and in a new workplace context. We want our Leaders to excel and need this team to be part of this transformation
  • Lead the Learning Team in successful delivery of roadmap initiatives and ongoing business as usual activities—developing team members as professionals and subject matter experts.
  • Implement tools and establish company-wide processes that help us to scale our learning programme and professional development capabilities.
  • Evaluate the impact of specific initiatives as required.
  • Proactively work with external providers and internal knowledge experts to build bespoke programmes, responding to fast-changing needs.
  • Act as a coach and mentor as needed.
  • Be a sounding-board for peers and Leaders across the business as needed.
  • Leader of Leadership and Executive development initiatives and requirements.
  • Build and develop a team of L&D professionals to serve the Global needs of various businesses.
  • You will be part of the Global People Leadership team, and a Subject Matter Expert in your field.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong organisational, coaching, and mentoring skills.
  • Strategic thinker with an agile, analytical mindset.
  • Strong executive presence and experience working with senior leaders—ability to set and manage expectations with leadership and stakeholders throughout the business.
  • Comfortable and adept at crafting learning and professional development strategy for an agile and rapidly-growing business.
  • Expert communicator with excellent consultant and facilitation skills.
  • Able to diagnose capability gaps and root causes underlying organisational challenges, and then design/facilitate innovative solutions and interventions.
  • Experience balancing multiple priorities at once, and also balancing innovation with efficiency.
  • Experience planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Ability to work autonomously and with ownership of outcomes for high-profile, high-impact projects.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and to influence outcomes across the organisation.
  • Ability to bring insights and evidence to the business, helping to inform decisions.
  • Persistent in driving positive change and willing to challenge processes to optimise people and business performance.
  • Creative, innovative, fantastic team player with a positive attitude.
  • Coaching certification and/or experience in psychometric assessments is desirable.
  • Experience with LMS and other learning tools is a plus.

Base requirements

  • Experience in a Learning and Development role at a senior level where getting your voice heard and getting Learning and Development seen a strategic value-add within the organisation is key.
  • Proven track record supporting or leading organisational change projects, as well as defining the strategy for L&OD, with measurable outcomes.
  • Must have previous experience working directly with stakeholders to design and deliver programmes and interventions to meet business needs.
  • Proven ability to manage shifting priorities as well as work simultaneously on multiple projects.
  • Experience with distributed, international teams, in a complex organisational / consultancy environment.
  • Ability to influence, guide and have your voice heard.

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