Learning and development consultants are accountable for ensuring Learning and development contributes to improved performance in the workplace at an individual, team and organisation level. They have the commercial responsibility to align learning needs with the strategic ambitions and objectives of the business. They are agents for change, influencing key stakeholders, making decisions and recommendations on what the business can or should do in a learning and development context.
They will often have expertise and competence in a specific field whether it be technical, vocational or behavioural. They link the work they do to the context and strategic priorities of the business and measure the outcomes and impact of any learning interventions, to demonstrate a return on investment and expectation. The role exists within a range of organisations including private, public and third sector.