Director of Learning – Financial Services

Blue Eskimo
£100000 - £120000/annum Bonus + Benefits
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A superb career opportunity for an experienced and commercially astute head of learning with a proven track record of designing, building and positioning training, e-learning and blended learning offerings and programmes.

About the role

* Ownership of the entire training and e-learning products and content offerings of the business
* Responsible for assessing current learning content and creating new content based on current thinking e.g. Personalised learning, adaptive learning, mobile etc.
* Developing the business plan and commercial strategy for the organisation
* Researching the market and keeping abreast of the latest development within digital learning and learning technologies, including both content and platform (e.g. LMS, LRS)
* Incorporating your strong management and leadership skills with proven ability to lead operations and delivery teams within the Learning and Development (L&D arena)
* Network prolifically to establish commercial beneficial industry relationships
* Provide insight into the content of e-learning and training utilising subject matter expertise
* Work with Marketing to develop go-to-market strategies and campaigns
* Collaborate with the learning sales team to create compelling sales proposals, attend client meetings, presentations etc.

About you

* Minimum of 5 years of experience managing an operations and/or training delivery team or e-learning design team within the Financial Services sector or a related sector
* Proven ability to successfully grow a commercial or corporate L&D function or business, adopting the latest methodologies and learning technologies
* 'Hands-on' approach to designing training and blended learning content and solutions
* Experience of successful managing P&L and budgets and increasing revenues (if commercial)
* Strong management and leadership skills
* Creative thinker with proven ability to put ideas into action
* Able to travel regularly, both UK and abroad

Blue Eskimo is the leading provider of specialist recruitment for the Learning and Development, e-learning and Training sectors. We provide interim, fixed term contract and permanent roles for multiple disciplines. These include Learning and Development Managers, e-learning Business Development Managers, E-learning Instructional Designers, Elearning Project Managers, Learning Technology Managers, Training Operations Managers, Training and e-learning Consultants, IT Trainers & Soft Skills Trainers