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Product Manager - Learning and Development Programmes

£75K-£85K Basic Salary
  • Ref: 3535
  • Permanent
  • Bonus scheme
  • Greater London

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced learning and development professional to join a growing, award-winning learning provider. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the design team and the creation of the learning product. Your primary objective is to run a high-functioning design team that supports the organisation’s pursuit of high-quality product, whilst helping to grow revenue and profitability in line with targets, globally.

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  • Liaise with CEO to identify and implement strategic global Design Team initiatives, with a focus on driving profitability and allocating resource effectively
  • Lead and manage the global design team, ensuring consistency with design processes across the business
  • Support the Team Leads to manage their local functions and P&L’s
  • Collaborate with commercial and operational teams, to improve client satisfaction
  • Support CEO with researching and project managing delivery of future product suites
  • Support and develop team members, create flexible talent pipelines and succession plan


  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to confidently support client facing business development, deliver training and occasionally present key notes
  • Interpersonal gravitas, with strong influence and presence skills
  • Strong commercial and operational business acumen 
  • Knowledgeable in Instructional Design methodologies


  • Minimum of 5 years experience leading and managing diverse teams
  • Proven experience conducting quality assurance on learning and development products and solutions
  • Experience of working with learning underpinned by psychological and behavioral science
  • Previous hands-on Instructional Design experience, ideally for external commercial or corporate clients
  • Experience of managing PL
  • Experience structuring, improving, and managing the integration of design operational project management systems
  • Ability to convert latest trends into learning product to help drive sales


  • Relevant qualifications in behavioral science or psychology are essential
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Design and develop solutions

Design and develop solutions
4 – Strategic

(Co-)Designing and developing learning experiences and solutions that include appropriate formal and informal learning solutions, resources and performance support, ensuring that business, performance and learner requirements are met.

Strategy and operations

Develop L&D capability
4 – Strategic

Keeping L&D’s capabilities current and future-ready.

L&D strategy
4 – Strategic

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
4 – Strategic

Managing L&D business processes and their continuous improvement.

Manage L&D procurement and finances
4 – Strategic

Specifying, sourcing, ordering and receiving supplies, services and assets required for L&D activities. Building and maintaining supplier relationships and managing supplier performance. Managing operating and capital budget allocated to L&D.

Manage L&D resources
4 – Strategic

Ensuring adequate capacity, availability and optimal utilisation of people, facilities and equipment to meet current and future organisational learning requirements and provide a seamless end-to-end customer experience.

Support learning

Support work teams
4 – Strategic

Working with line and project managers to help a work team perform by working, collaborating and learning effectively together.

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Your recruiter

Katie Beck

Katie Beck

Katie is our recruitment team leader, supporting and guiding the team to find exceptional L&D talent for brilliant L&D opportunities. She possesses six years’ experience in L&D recruitment – across all levels of roles and all types of organisations.

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