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Featured Learning Design Consultant – Executive Education


£40 – 50k + Bonus + Strong Benefits

Our client is hiring a proactive and experienced Learning Designer to help develop world-class, innovative learning solutions. The role involves blending quality content with innovative methods and the latest educational technologies across different platforms. Key tasks include identifying learning objectives, creating tailored learning outcomes for each program, and designing ways to measure their effectiveness.

Industry  Executive Education


Duration  Full Time

Type  Permanent

Start Date  ASAP


Learning Designer: Key responsibilities


  • Develop market leading program design narrative, creating innovative learning methods technologies and experiences that align with the programme’s specific learning requirements
  • Collaborate closely with the Lead Learning Designer to champion and implement our clients distinctive learning design strategy; working with faculty and clients to design comprehensive curriculums across a programme
  • Stay abreast of the latest pedagogical insights from the realms of the future of learning, neuroscience of learning, future of work, and global educational innovation/best practices. Your informed perspectives will play a crucial role in shaping the overarching strategy
  • Take the lead on ensuring the quality, innovation, and currency of learning. Regularly report on evaluations of learning design and delivery, as well as the application of new learning technology
  • Contribute to design thinking and innovation in bid strategies through building a compelling, market-leading programme design narrative
  • At the proposal stage for custom programmes, work with the Custom Business Development team and faculty Academic Programme Directors to create an overarching storyboard and integrating appropriate innovative learning methods, technologies, and experiences to meet the programme needs
  • Assist in the design of contracted needs analysis for clients, helping to conduct interviews and analyse results
  • Advise and enhance current design tools and curricula through innovative methods (eg simulations, apps, business games, immersions), and the latest educational technologies (eg digital learning, virtual classrooms, VR/AR, AI-driven personalisation, digital learning platforms) across face-to-face, live virtual, blended and digital modalities
  • Design simulation exercises and classroom-based exercises that reinforce learning and explore transfer of learning to the workplace.

Learning Designer: Skills/experience


  • Extensive experience of designing learning solutions in an adult professional learning setting for complex problems and within complex client environments, in both face-to-face and blended to Live Online and digital modalities
  • Knowledge and understanding of learning theory and appropriate pedagogical approaches which facilitate understanding and the transfer of learning, and ability to advise and influence clients and teams accordingly
  • Excellent client and faculty-facing communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate innovative learning design concepts
  • Significant experience as a learning designer practitioner; well versed in leading design visioning workshops, setting the agenda, running the exercises (e.g., persona creation) demonstrating excellent facilitation and stakeholder management skills
  • Extensive experience of assessing learning needs, curriculum design of, evaluation of events and assessment of learning outcomes
  • Experience in devising and implementing agreed metrics to assess return on investment
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems, including project management platforms, and very confident in working with CRM based databases.

A salary in the region of £40,000 – 50,000, bonus and generous benefits package including 33 days holiday plus bank holidays is offered.

How to apply


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to referencing TP 867 or call +44(0)1223632512 for a confidential discussion.

Early applications are preferred.

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Equality Policy – Telfer Partners is committed to upholding a professional and impartial recruitment process. Our Equal Opportunities policy ensures that all job applicants and employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, religion, age, disability, or union membership status.


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