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Learning Design Manager - People Systems

Competitive Basic Salary

Location Yorkshire and the Humber
Sector Private Sector
Job type Contract
Role Learning and development management
Job ref 3374
Benefits Bonus scheme, Pension

Are you a forward-thinking, ambitious Learning Design Manager looking to lead and support a digital learning team as the business goes through a transformational change? If so, this could be the role for you! Within this role you will be working closely with senior management to lead the transformation of digital learning content. You will collaborate with external stakeholders and SMEs to ensure the learning needs are understood, managing a range of learning projects that will support the ongoing business changes for over 140,000 internal employees across the UK. The client is happy to consider individuals on a fixed-term contract or Ltd company contractors on a freelance basis.

This job aligns to the LPI’s Capability Map see how


  • Manage L&D projects to ensure they are effective, on time and to budget
  • Facilitate content meetings with subject-matter-experts (SMEs) and senior stakeholders across the business to understand the learning requirements
  • Determine the best modality for the learning e.g., virtual classroom, e-learning or video
  • Lead a team of Learning Designers to create innovative digital learning content
  • Provide effective quality assurance to ensure a high standard of learning content is produced


  • Brilliant communication skills, with the ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders
  • A highly organised individual who has superb time management skills
  • A passion for digital with an ability to understand digital learning landscapes
  • Excellent project management skills, with experience of leading learning designers 


  • Minimum of 3 years experience if a Digital Learning manager role or similar
  • A proven track record of implementing and managing the LMS Workday is essential
  • Proven track record of being able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in working with commercial teams and suppliers is desirable
  • An understanding of the emerging digital learning technologies


  • Learning Technology related qualifications are desirable
  • A proven track record of implementing Learning Management Systems including Workday


Project management qualification e.g., Prince2 or Agile are desirable

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LPI Capability Map

This role aligns to the following competencies on the LPI’s Capability Map. If you plan to apply for this job, it will help your application to submit your Capability Map Competency Profile, in addition to your CV.

Design and develop solutions

Manage projects
3 – Advanced

Initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the work of teams on L&D projects to achieve goals and meet success criteria.

Strategy and operations

L&D strategy
3 – Advanced

Aligning the learning strategy with the business strategy, planning to move the business forward and guiding execution of L&D tactics in line with strategy.

Manage and improve L&D processes
3 – Advanced

Managing L&D business processes and their continuous improvement.

Manage technology for learning
3 – Advanced

Working with others to manage the technology strategy, roadmap and tools used to enable the individual and organisational learning and performance needs of today – and the innovations of tomorrow.


Working with the Learning & Performance Institute

Blue Eskimo enjoys a unique relationship with the Learning & Performance Institute, as its nominated recruitment provider. And, as a company that’s accredited by the LPI, we operate within its guidelines and uphold its standards.

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