Learning & Development Specialist

Job Type HR
Location Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 7
Closing Date 05/07/2022
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £42,000.00 - £60,800.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.


What’s the role about?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Partner to join our team, as a Learning and Development Specialist.

The Learning and Development team is a key part of the People function, responsible for designing and implementing innovative and engaging learning solutions for Partners, people managers and leaders.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract


What will you be doing?

  • Deliver improved ways of working for leaders and teams through the design and implementation of complex learning solutions that meet our Learning Standards. Learning solutions are measurable, offer stretch and improve Partner performance intended to deliver commercial value.

  • Collaborate with Learning Consultants and stakeholders to deliver all aspects of end to end learning design including, but not limited to; conducting learning needs analysis, formulation of learning outcomes (aligned to Partnership Plan), curriculum build, learning experience design (mapping of learner journeys/progression programs) and design of relevant learning interventions.

  • Design and implement creative, innovative, blended learning solutions using a range of modalities including virtual classroom, interactive content, eLearning, video and animation (including script and storyboard development) and face-to-face experience

  • Where appropriate, create customised and bespoke learning experiences that enable rapid reskilling and upskilling of Partners.

Full details for this role can be found on the attached Job Outline

Existing Partners should click here. to view the job outline



What you'll have

  • Understanding of a range of mindset and behaviour change principles and learning theories with demonstrable experience of applying these concepts to learning design

  • Experience in conducting comprehensive Micro LNA using methodologies (such as action mapping) to analyse specific requirements and identify suitable and innovative learning solutions

  • Experience in new digital learning solutions ensuring that we have up to date information on the use and application of new technology and techniques.  

What else could you bring?

  • CIPD qualification

  • Coaching qualification

  • Proficient at using eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Evolve, Captivate, Articulate), and familiar with some other standard industry tools

  • Evidence of expertise in the design and build of end to end learning solutions using a range of modalities and methods including: eLearning, video and animated video (writing scripts & storyboards through to build in appropriate technology), facilitated interventions via virtual classroom and face-to-face, structured learning programmes including leadership and progression programmes, web-based learner journeys and learner pathways

  • Evidenced experience in the L&D Function role or project with specific examples in developing core capabilities and leadership development

Please note: 

  • As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early .

For internal use only;

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/


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