Gazprom Marketing & Trading - Learning & Development Advisor

Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group - the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world's largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

The role of the L&D Advisor within Corporate Education is to provide efficient L&D activity support, to HR and employees in the business across all geographic regions, with a key emphasis on liaison with the Russian offices and on providing a customer focused service. This role will be responsible for the continuous improvement of L&D service delivery and reporting

Duties & Responsibilities

L&D programmes (including core offer, compliance courses, mentoring scheme, coaching, professional qualifications, external courses, People Manager Programme and language lessons)

  • Plan and schedule the L&D core curriculum activity

  • Receive and record activity and potential cost for ad hoc external L&D requests

  • Liaise with suppliers and make bookings for the delivery of the L&D curriculum and cultural activities, e.g. Learning at Work Week

  • Provide onsite support for suppliers and facilitators when delivering at GPG premises

  • Provide administrative support by preparing all communication (joining instructions, Outlook invitations, briefing documentation) to employees regarding their upcoming external L&D activity

  • Provide Line Manager support by informing them that an employee has been booked onto an external L&D programme, tracking and recording course attendance.

Scheduling and co-ordinating training/workshops

  • Act as the contact point for both employees and third-party providers

  • Provide administrative support, raising POs and payments, including managing e-learning programmes, organising training events, booking internal/ external facilities, confirming availability of third party providers, booking employees onto training courses (confirming date, time venue) and administering internal changes to course attendance

  • Collect, file and share training evaluations with L&D and the training supplier

Maintain the learning content management system – Learning eXchange

  • Actively manage, promote and develop the Learning eXchange to ensure an informative, engaging and user-friendly system. Including but not limited to:

  • Populating system with existing solutions and maintenance of content

  • Sourcing content that aligns with L&D Strategy

  • Improvements and ongoing development of core offer

  • Management of mentoring scheme

  • Ensure ongoing and engaging communication to employees and GM&T leadership

  • Use system to support capability work and projects

  • Administrative support and reporting for online compliance training

  • Manage professional qualifications, external courses and language classes

  • Manage templates for requests via docusign

  • Management of claw back letters and their implementation

  • Ensure all newly completed qualifications are recorded and filed

Skills & Competencies

  • Highly motivated, organised and commercial

  • Results focused with the ability to manage competing priorities and multiple stakeholders

  • Able to undertake and manage appropriate communications

  • Passionate about teamwork and providing excellent service

  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills

  • IT literate with a working knowledge of Saba - preferred

  • Fluent in Russian language


  • Experience of coordinating and administering professional L&D support for a global business

  • Knowledge and understanding of L&D offerings

  • Knowledge and experience of supporting a professional HR function in L&D budget management

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Relationship and supplier management; experienced in being an HR department’s first point of contact with external L&D providers.

  • Experience of working in a Russian company and understanding of what it takes to be successful in the business context

  • Confident and able to establish credibility at all levels in the organisation