Instructional Design Specialist
We have an exciting opportunity for an Instructional Design Specialist to join our fantastic Learning & Development team!
As an Instructional Design Specialist, you will work with subject matter expert teams to design and deliver effective, engaging and compelling development solutions. You'll ensure that all learning solutions have the learner at the heart of the design, build and implementation.
You should be comfortable developing content that supports the enhancement of technical capabilities and designing learning content for front line staff and team leaders within our field operations and supporting functions.
Be the lead designer on major and cross business unit design projects, accountable for ensuring the design meets the needs, strategy and goals of the business units involved
Use a commercial lens to make informed decisions and recommendations on the best learning solution to meet the required capability gaps in the most cost-effective way
Take responsibility for wider stakeholder engagement and the management of all design inputs, including external suppliers for in flow projects
Design blended learning solutions including assessments and simulations for predominantly technical capability enhancement - for example, Health and Safety content, power tool usage, gas and electrical safety, field-based performance management and team leader support modules
Produce well planned storyboards, which could include video narratives, scripts that are built into e-learns and trainer/facilitator guides for blended solutions
Uphold and drive improvements in design quality standards
Use feedback and post course evaluations to recommend changes to enhance learning collateral and materials
Deliver Train the Trainer events to colleagues and deliver directly to learners when required
Thorough practical working knowledge of learning and development processes & methodologies
Ability to design and develop innovative and effective learning solutions
Solid learning project and programme management skills
Professional credibility - subject matter expertise in developing content to assist with the development of technical capability
Ability to translate defined learning requirements into credible, impactful and effective learning content that demonstrates an effective ROI
Can demonstrate strong written and visual design skills combined with strong communication and influencing ability
Comfortable working to tight deadlines in a fast paced ever changing business
Evidence of working as part of a team and the ability to work largely self-managed
Effective facilitator and learning coach able to lead an indirect team and provide constructive developmental feedback
CIPD in Learning and Development would be desirable