Emerging Learning Technology Manager

5 days left

Recruiter
PWC-1
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is being offered on a 6 - 12 month fixed term contract basis and can be based in any of our PwC Offices nationally.


About the TeamThe Technology and Innovation team within Learning Design, are embarking on a journey to transform the way we deliver learning solutions across our firm. We are looking to enhance our team with a diverse set of skills and are looking for individuals with creativity, videography experience and a keen interest in emerging technology. If you have a background in media or the creative industry this role will offer you the opportunity to introduce your knowledge and help us transform the way we deliver learning to our people.

The team has recently been created to research, develop and deliver cutting edge learning experiences. Tomorrow's learners will expect transformative digital and live learning environments, and this team is focussed on providing them.

Reporting to the Instructional Design, Evaluation & Assessment and Technology Innovation Leader, you'll be a hugely curious self-starter, ideally with prior experience in either a professional services environment, or a Technology Specialist role. You'll need to demonstrate a strong breadth and depth of skill in working with technology for learning, both digital and face to face.

About the RoleResponsible for research & development, prototyping, piloting and embedding new technologies in our internal learning solutions. You'll be required to

Research, develop, and implement new technology/tools into our internal development solutions, including production of any process documentation for its adoption

Demonstrate an innovative and creative approach to learning design and provide an opinion on how to digitalise existing learning initiatives

Work with instructional designers and authors to agree design approaches and collaboratively develop transformative learning solutions

Engage with Learning Design colleagues and business stakeholders to explore new opportunities through applied research & development

Build relationships with third parties/vendors and actively explore their platforms/tools to validate their value based on our learning solution needs

Educate colleagues on emerging technologies, investing time to share your findings and expertise, and to help drive and demonstrate a digital mindset

Be prepared to occasionally travel within the UK and abroad

Film and edit video content to a high and professional standard where required for specific projects.

RequirementsEssential

Experience of embedding tools/technologies within an internal organisation

Experience managing technology projects

Have evidence of bringing new and innovative approaches to learning delivery

A strong technical understanding of existing learning technologies such as elearning and Learning Management Systems

Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as a track record of working professionally and collaboratively as part of a wider-team

The ability to work with external clients and suppliers, and deal with detailed requirements to achieve our goals

Ability to build and maintain good relationships

Experience of coaching others, sharing insight, and articulating opinions clearly to a group with varied levels of technical knowledge

Ability to communicate confidently and effectively, both in written and verbal form

Significant attention to detail, able to manage time effectively meet challenging deadlines

Effectively use online collaboration tools e.g. virtual meetings and Google G Suite

Desirable

Experience working with emerging technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, chatbots, machine learning etc.

Demonstrate the ability to use, or quickly learn how to use, graphics, video development and video editing software (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud) to create training assets for courses

Experience of learning theory including Bloom's taxonomy and 70:20:10


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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