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Manager - Learning Architect - Transport

Date: Jul 10, 2021

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Connected Learning

We help our clients build the people capability they need to ensure the future health and success of their businesses. We offer an end-to-end learning service to hundreds of our clients, combining strategic advice, specialist content, and high-quality learning delivery to transform the way in which their people learn. Our interdisciplinary team aims to create a culture of learning by delivering high quality, innovative learning that is easily accessible, embedded to the learner’s role and has a measurable impact. Connected Learning is an integral part of our business and brings together KPMG's breadth and depth of subject matter expertise with our learning design and technology skills and capabilities to help improve individual and organisational performance. It is an exciting capability area that seeks to tackle the full breadth of clients’ learning needs.
Our Learning Solutions curriculum is designed to deliver more than just training. A core part of our offering is to help clients make the connection between what their workforce has in terms of measurable skills and what they need to have and accelerates the speed that they can close the gap. This helps clients realise their immediate and future strategic business aims quickly, flexibly, and efficiently.

Job Summary

Transport is growth areas for connected learning. With the changing landscape, a requirement for a more digitally focused workforce, and the need to drive efficiencies - new skills and learning will be required across the sector.
The Learning Architect - Transport is responsible for working directly with potential and current Transport clients to understand their needs and design and oversee the delivery of learning and development solutions. The Learning Architect will work with experts in learning design, delivery and technology from across our connected learning capability to shape innovative impactful learning products and services and deliver meaningful outcomes to our clients. The Learning Architect will be able to consult with clients to understand their needs and have a deep understanding of the Transport Sector or a firm understanding of behavioural science and the and applied practice on learning and development are highly desirable.
The Learning Architect must embody KPMG’s values, act as a role model, and build commitment and belief toward the accomplishment of the team’s goals.

The Role:

— Work with client teams, and connected learning to develop and shape transport specific proposals.
— Support account managers and business development managers validate learning opportunities
— Manage the mobilisation and delivery of transport specific learning consultancy and programmes.
— Work with external and internal subject matter experts to scope opportunities and develop work packages.
— Manage the mobilisation and delivery of transport specific learning consultancy and programmes.
— Work closely with colleagues from other services areas of Connected Technology, Connected Learning and across Consulting.
— Prioritise work and to meet deadlines in a demanding environment
— Adopt a flexible approach to working arrangements and the ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
— Be comfortable making decisions independently, informing and consulting others regularly on relevant matters and escalating risks as needed.
— Forward looking with a holistic approach and be good at problem solving and root cause identification skills.
— Define impact analysis based on outcomes and work with evaluation and MI teams to deliver


— Strong consulting and agile project management skills

— L&D expertise including a thorough knowledge of what good learning looks like and a deep understanding of current and developing learning interventions that are available in the marketplace

— Proven expertise in building, to outline design stage, learning solutions that meet client’s business requirements

— Commercial acumen evidenced by an ability to identify and qualify business opportunities and manage project risk.

— Business development activity management including bid, proposal and contract/commercial creation.
— Knowledge and ability to connect data analytics to user experience
— Demonstrates a tolerance for ambiguity and an ability to flex delivery style to meet various needs.
— Relationships and partnerships builder
— Outcome and execution focused
— Accreditation from academic or professional institutes
— Understanding and experience of the transport sector
— Superior influencing, negotiation and communication skills
— Superior presentation, proposal development and key messaging experience

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