Technology L&D Consultant

Reading, England
£60000 - £70000 per annum
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Jem Hastan
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a global technology company


The remit of this Technology L&D Consultant role based in Reading is as follow:

* Lead the design and implementation of technical learning solutions for the Tech organisation in Europe
* Conducts need analysis, define objectives, facilitate solution design and define implementation and delivery approach for a distributed workforce
* Align solutions with the global Tech Excellence's of companies specific and Technology curricula and programs.
* Provide technology training and boot camps to on-board Tech college hires as well as professional hires
* Promote and leverage the companies University and various digital learning resources in developing blended learning solutions, including driving adoption and utilisation in the region.
* Function as a thought partner to subject-matter experts (SMEs) and leaders
* Advocate for and promote a teaching/learning culture, including building a volunteer teaching faculty
* Work in close partnership with subject matter experts, Tech leaders and community, global Technical Excellence, HRBPs, and corporate L&D groups to develop impactful solutions
* Develop empathy with the Tech community to deliver awesome learning experiences
* Evaluate success of programs using Kirkpatrick's level 1-4 metrics and NPS metrics
* Evaluate if our off-the-shelf and partner offerings meet current business needs and whether our current vendors are the best equipped to support them; if not, lead vendor identification/selection process.
* Manage key relationships with external training delivery partners
* Conduct ongoing bench marking against external best practices to ensure programs are innovative and effective
* Work with internal BSO functions such as sourcing, facilities, finance and legal to execute end-to-end training process smoothly.
* Write executive, people manager and employee communications such as articles, emails and marketing pieces
* Lead and support other functional learning as needed (e.g., finance, marketing, legal)


The Technology L&D Consultant role based in Reading will best suit candidates who can offer the following:

* Experienced with delivering technical learning and development
* Strong aptitude for highly technical subject matter such as Big Data, cloud technology, networking, and cybersecurity; quick learner
* Experience working with highly technical learners and subject matter experts such as software developers, infrastructure operations and systems architects
* Highly skilled in building external partner relationships and vendor management
* Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing technologically oriented environment
* Comfortable with ambiguity and rapidly changing technology landscapes and product road maps
* Proven ability to deliver large-scale, global training programs

Job Offer

This Technology L&D Consultant role based in Reading offer the following:

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + £6,000 car allowance

* Life assurance: up to 8 x annual base salary
* Non-contributory Medical, Dental & Travel insurances (covers individual)
* Disability Insurance
* 25 days paid annual leave per annum (option to "buy" or "sell" days as part of SMART Benefits)
* All UK bank holidays paid
* Interest free season ticket loan up to a maximum of £5,000 per annum
* Annual health screening - Optional
* Annual eye test
* Childcare Vouchers for all registered childcare providers.
* Gym Membership
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Car cash allowance