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Learning and Development Officer

Senior Executive Officer

Policy, Education and Training

Salary Range:

£40,850 - £44,260

Department and Location:

Cabinet Office

Learning and Development Officer

Advert Closing Date:


Contract Type:


Available Working Pattern:

Flexible Working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

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Job Description:

Key requirements of the post are as follows.

Work closely with the Head of Capability to develop ongoing training strategy aligned to the function’s broader capability strategy and recognised learning needs.
Develop various forms of training and learning interventions which will increase the capability of grant-makers and others across government - working with expert stakeholders and external suppliers, covering critical areas across the full grant making process.
Design and develop learning such as (but not limited to) face-to-face learning, virtual learning, e-learning, social learning, webinars.
Facilitation and delivery of face-to-face and virtual training sessions.
Support the coordination and delivery of the activities of the unit relating to training and development of grant makers, practitioners and champions - including administration and attendance organisation.
Collate training materials and ensure these meet the standards required.
Work with contracted partners to develop learning interventions that will be suitable to a range of stakeholders, and different learning styles.
Support the development and delivery of a Licence to Practise in order to drive up standards of capability across departments.
Develop an approach to evaluate existing and future learning intervention to enable continuous improvement and ensure training achieves the best learning outcomes.
Ensure the content on the Grants Centre of Excellence supports the grants learning pathway and that guidance and products are consistent with the grants training and development programme.
Provide support for a cross-government ALB Working Group and Capability Working Group, driving forward the learning and development agenda through these networks.
Responsibility for supporting delivery of GGMF’s internal L&D initiatives.
Please note this role does require commitment to support delivery of an in-person training course once a quarter, which may require some overnight stays.

Person Specification:

Person specification

Experience designing and delivering various forms of training, learning and development interventions.
Experience of working within and/ or understanding of grant management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to adjust working and communication styles to meet the requirements of multiple audiences and partners.
Strong organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage and prioritise workload at pace.

Experience of developing or administering assessment and accreditation models.
Experience of working across departmental boundaries.
Experience developing e-learning.
Line management experience.

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