• L&D Manager

    Department
    Human Resources
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
    Salary
    £Negotiable
  • Overview

    Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we’re a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do.

     

    We’ve welcomed over 250 million players to RuneScape’s world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve.

    From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join together in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest.

    Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.

    HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

     

    Reporting to the HR Director you are a champion for learning, always striving to do and be better; with a passion for releasing potential and enabling our people to be at their best.

     

    Working closely with the HR Business Partners and across the studio to support Jagex in all aspects of learning and people development; analysing needs, designing & delivering targeted high impact content, identifying & managing external learning providers and ensuring all learning activities are improving our ability to execute and retain exceptional talent.

     

    The custodian for a learning culture, connecting people with content and learning opportunities that enable career building opportunities and greater companywide execution.

    As part of your role, you will:

    • Identify the development needs of the business through a range of techniques (TLNA, analysis of data, feedback, observation, business/strategic objectives)
    • Design and deliver innovative targeted training solutions across the business that are aligned with individual and business needs, identified through relevant learning objectives and across a range of different learning methods including e-learning
    • Work with HR Business Partners, stakeholders and individuals to provide timely learning experiences for both behavioural and technical knowledge/skills in line with business needs
    • Analyse L&D requirements and needs to develop, deliver and evaluate learning experiences to drive professional development and improvement of business capabilities
    • Maintain smooth running of the company's L&D offerings across the organisation such as the Skills Development offering, Management Development program as well as other coaching and mentoring platforms
    • Play a key role in the design, delivery and management of the company induction programme working with internal experts and stakeholders such as recruitment, HR and line managers to ensure ongoing effectiveness
    • Track budgets and negotiate all contracts and speaking arrangements within the business
    • Network at both internal and external events as an advocate for the Company. Utilising your network to provide best in class training for the business
    • Develop and maintain the L&D and supporting intranet spaces, Online learning portals and groups to promote learning and development offerings
    • Manage and develop the relationship with external training brokers and suppliers to manage training requests or needs
    • Be able to measure and demonstrate the ROI and success of training courses, capturing that and providing regular reporting

    WHAT WE NEED

    • Proven experience as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar
    • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods
    • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices, including LMS systems
    • Experience in the design and delivery of a range of training and be able to demonstrate this
    • Experience in project management and budgeting
    • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
    • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
    • Professional certification, CIPD or other equivalent

    WHAT WE OFFER

    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid-for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

    Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.

    Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

     

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