Line of Service
Internal Firm Services
IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Job Description & Summary
About the Team
The Digital Innovation team, which forms part of the Design Studio within L&D, are embarking on a journey to transform the way we deliver effective learning solutions across our firm.
The team researches, develops and delivers cutting edge, technology enhanced learning experiences. Tomorrow’s learners will expect transformative virtual and live learning environments, and this team is focussed on providing them.
We are looking to enhance our team with a diverse set of skills and experience, and are looking for individuals with a passion for technology and desire to do things differently, creativity, with innovative ideas, and an ability to navigate ambiguity with a view to creating better outcomes.
Reporting to the Digital Innovation team leader, you’ll be a curious self-starter, ideally with prior experience in working with technology, as part of projects / programmes or through experiential events with a focus on technology, within a professional services or similar environment.
You’ll need to demonstrate a strong breadth and depth of existing skills as well as a willingness to continually develop new skills.
About the Role
Responsible for research & development, market research, piloting and embedding new technologies in our internal learning solutions. You’ll be required to
Develop and deliver new technology / tools into our projects and programmes, to time and budget, producing assets and deliverables of a high quality
Support Design Studio workshops and consultations, working with design facilitators and wider horizontal team to agree approaches and consider how learning technologies can increase the learning effectiveness
Demonstrate a willingness to continually develop new skills and areas of specialism
Engage and build your network across L&D, UK business stakeholders and network firms to understand how technology is being used in learning and develop potential future use cases for emerging technologies
Coach and support peers and team members, sharing knowledge, experience and skills in a collaborative manner
Collaborate and support the team in sharing their understanding of the use of technology in learning through various channels including workshops, presentations and training sessions, across the L&D function
Build and maintain a good understanding of the external market, keeping pace with new learning technology trends and key suppliers delivering these services
Work with external supplier in the design, development and delivery of a variety of digital learning assets and learning technology services
Oversee and manage access to tools and licences held within the Digital Innovation team
Manage and maintain catalogue, including loaning of assets, of Digital Innovation hardware & technology e.g. cameras, VR headsets, iPads etc
Maintain and develop the team’s Google site, generating ideas for improvements and new content
Be prepared to travel within the UK and abroad and support the delivery of flagship programmes (when current travel restrictions are eased)
Experience delivering and contributing to technology projects and development of specified project deliverables
Have evidence of bringing new and innovative approaches to delivery
Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as a track record of working collaboratively as part of a wider-team
Ability to work with external clients and suppliers, and deal with detailed requirements to achieve our goals
Ability to build and maintain good relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
Managing and contracting with external suppliers to develop and deliver technology based solutions for learning
Ability to share insight, and articulate opinions clearly to a group with varied levels of technical knowledge
Ability to communicate confidently and effectively, both in written and verbal form
Significant attention to detail, able to manage time effectively to meet challenging deadlines
Effectively use online collaboration tools e.g. virtual meetings and Google G Suite
Demonstrate willingness to continually develop new skills in line with emerging technology priority areas
Experience working with emerging technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, chatbots, machine learning etc.
Experience of research, development and delivery of event technologies
Experience of elearning development tools and learning management systems
Demonstrate the ability to use, or quickly learn how to use, graphics, video development and video editing software (e.g.
Adobe Creative Cloud) to create training assets for courses
Experience of working with offshore resources, contingent workers and / or external suppliers
Experience of sharing knowledge and support upskilling of others e.g. through delivering workshops or virtual training sessions