Learning and Development Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00032775-1
  • Date Posted: 25 December 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £31,989 to £34,285
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives.

In DWP Digital we're using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - to create innovative, scalable digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and to our amazing DWP colleagues.

We're looking for someone to join our Capability Team and support our amazing Engineering community of practice with Learning and Development, capability building, and lots more.

Our Engineering Practice is large and complex. We cover several job families, bringing together engineering roles such as Site Reliability, Infrastructure, Software, DevOps, Test/QA and Front End Developers. Our community is responsible for the building digital services, applications and systems that will transform how DWP work and how people interact with us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You will be primarily responsible for arranging learning and development (L&D) opportunities for members of our Engineering practice. You'll track and monitor all spend on L&D against budget too.

The L&D requirements for the engineering community are often bespoke opportunities which cannot be obtained from existing Departmental learning frameworks, so you'll have the skills to research and source available opportunities from external providers.

You'll also have chance to get involved in practice support activities. You'll work with our senior leaders -our Engineering Head of Practice and different Heads of Role to help them deliver their plan to increase technical expertise, professional capability and the engagement of their communities.

You will need to quickly develop and maintain strong relationships and networks primarily with these leaders and across the wider Practice community, and also with other partners such as other practice learning leads, external providers and the Digital L&D team.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Experience of working with others to identify learning requirements, research solutions and support the implementation of a range of capability improvement programs. (Lead Criteria)
Ability to communicate in a straightforward, honest and encouraging manner, choosing the right style for different stakeholders
Experience of supporting the planning and delivery of events including identifying risks, dependencies and producing engaging communications.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Teams.
Good interpersonal skills, with an ability to build and improve professional relationships with key stakeholders.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in a brilliant digital hub in your choice of Manchester or Sheffield.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £34,285, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working
Family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application