Location: Docklands Campus Salary: starting from £51,030 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Post Type: Full Time Post Type: Permanent Closing Date: Tuesday 28 November 2023 Reference: 3368-23-PS
University of East London
We're the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers- first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We're committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and crafting a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
The People & Culture directorate (approx. 40 staff) is organised across five distinct core functions, aligned to the delivery of our People Strategy – Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Employee Experience & Development, Operations, Systems & Service, Employee Relations & Policy and Health, Safety & Wellbeing.
The People & Culture directorate is responsible, in partnership with customers across the organisation, for delivering the University of East London's People strategy in furtherance of the UELs strategic progress outlined in our Vision 2028 strategy.
We are passionate about the delivery of customer-centric and operationally excellent services to build an environment where people are attracted to work at UEL to be supported to develop and grow and deliver their best work in a hard-working and encouraging environment.
About the Job
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Digital Learning Specialist to contribute to the modernisation and improvement of the University's Learning and Development offering through the introduction of innovative digital learning solutions. The post holder will lead on the delivery of a new digital strategy which is underpinned by the principles of blended learning to enable the transition to a more flexible efficient operating model.
The Digital Learning Specialist will handle the deployment of a phased fast- paced transitional plan to implement creative and efficient digital learning solutions (such as e-learning, digital learning, social learning platforms, mobile learning, and video learning) which support strategic objectives and organisational requirements, this with a view to sustainably embed the new blended L&D offer into the Directorate's business as usual activities. This role will involve managing L&D systems and working closely with the ICT department to ensure systems are deployed in the most user-friendly way.
This role is campus based with hybrid working according to business needs.
You will have a good understanding of the employee lifecycle and the different disciplines in a typical HR team.
You will understand how to best utilise learning technologies and to procure, design and implementation of Learning Management Systems.
The ideal candidate will have excellent customer management skills and be able to work at all levels with a variety of subject matter experts to develop learning solutions.
You will be experienced in developing and delivering impactful elearning and digital solutions to learning neds.
Here are UEL we understand it's about more than just a salary. It's about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.
We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days closure over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we're always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus scheme of up to £5,000 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
We're a disability confident employer and value all applications. Please let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.Further details: Job Description Benefits
To contact the recruitment team please phone+44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]
CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.
At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.