About The Role

MWH Treatment is looking to strengthen their People team with a Learning & Development Lead for our @one Alliance framework. The @one Alliance is a totally collaborative organisation made up of seven partner companies (Anglian Water, Balfour Beatty, Barhale, MMB, MWH Treatment, Skanska and SWECO) and their extended supply chain, delivering over half of Anglian Water’s capital investment programme.

The @one Alliance are heading into their latest Asset Management Period, known as AMP 7 and this will see them deliver a £1.4bn programme of work over the next five years. Are you ready to join us as we gear up to deliver the most exciting and innovative AMP we have ever seen?

What will you be doing as our new Learning & Development Lead?

As our new Learning & Development Lead, you’ll help scope, coordinate, support, develop, deliver and evaluate high quality learning and talent initiatives across our collaborative organisation. You’ll play a key role in the delivery of quality learning interventions and talent development initiatives in support of our empowered people strategic goal.

Truly demonstrating our values of respecting all levels of leadership and participation across our diverse organisation, you’ll support the design and delivery of Alliance specific Learning & Development (L&D) programmes and team development to increase the leadership skill set and confidence across the organisation to support the outperformance model. You’ll act as a role model in exploring change and digital possibility.

You’ll support Talent & Succession, mapping pathways and planning to enable our organisational growth and resilience. This will come with using a host of techniques and technologies to partner with our workforce, line managers and partner L&D teams to enhance and align approaches for our people and teams to deliver efficiency and performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the design and development of Alliance specific training including Academy programmes, and masterclasses within the wider business, ensuring key leadership groups are equipped to work effectively in a highly integrated, collaborative, continuous improvement organisation.
  • Promote best training practice, identifying learning needs, designing blended learning programmes and evaluating all learning activity.
  • Plan, source and monitor the provision of training and development within the company in accordance with identified training needs and to ensure performance improvement across the organisation.
  • Support Alliance managers in identifying development areas for individuals and departments.
  • Identify and select appropriate training delivery to ensure best and most efficient use of resources.
  • Provide data and deliver monthly reports on learning and development activities.
  • Where appropriate Support facilitation of sessions, in a virtual environment, and in person (when circumstances permit) and once accustomed to our ways of working, lead on these sessions
  • Be involved in our talent succession and planning processes by facilitating collaborative talent reviews foR talent pools and designing succession, resilience & career pathways frameworks which support diverse and inclusive approaches to talent
  • Suggest, and implement, continuous improvement initiatives driven by business requirements which embrace technology, innovation and people

What MWH offer 

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential. 

Packages include -  

  • A competitive salary 

  • Hybrid Working 

  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position) 

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy) 

  • Contribution Pension scheme 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Health Insurance 

  • Private medical Insurance 

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc 

About You


To join the People team in our quest for building a workforce who are ready to face the challenges the Water industry throws at us, you’ll have experience of planning and facilitating workshops and presentations with various stakeholder groups and be comfortable with virtual meetings/facilitation, using Zoom, MS Teams or similar. In addition, you’ll have experience of L&D design and delivery optimising digital and blended learning solutions which demonstrates a focus on commercially astute decision making to ensure effort returns value.

With a clear passion to pursue a career in L&D and/or talent management, you’ll have excellent organisational and prioritisation skills and be able to respond well under pressure. Working with strong values of diversity and inclusion underpinning your actions, you’ll always be looking at ways to improve our L&D service and become a recognisable and trusted face of the People team.

If you are passionate about developing others and yourself, why not apply and join an industry- leading alliance who will add a wealth of exposure and experience to your CV?

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.
At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world.

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