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Instructional Design Developer - KPMG Learning Academy

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138334BR
Job TitleInstructional Design Developer - KPMG Learning Academy
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineLearning Solutions
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KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionAt KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability comes from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to create high quality new learning programmes for the KPMG Learning Academy. The Instructional Design Developer will contribute to the design and build of blended, engaging and interactive learning programmes to address specific business needs. Learning programmes will leverage technology enabled learning and the principles of social and collaborative environments (70:20:10), all to be suitable for a client facing workforce.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Assist the KPMG Learning Academy team to create new blended learning programmes, utilising rapid authoring tools, digital learning delivery tools and multimedia
- Provide input when refreshing existing learning programmes in terms of technology enabled learning and70:20:10 design principles
- Support instructional designers, senior instructional designers and engagement managers in the efficient delivery of learning programmes
- Work with the off-shore graphics team to create visually engaging and brand compliant graphics that are effective from a learner and cost perspective
- Work with KPMG and client Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure suitable evaluation metrics are defined at design stage and are measurable in terms of quantitative and qualitative data of all programmes
- Review/edit existing content in light of post course evaluation, making recommendations to change specific activities so that the required learning outcomes and objectives are achieved
- Assist the KPMG Learning Academy team to work with clients to identify where learning content can be harnessed using existing materials
- Design learning content to agreed, consistent processes and methodologies that avoid replication and duplication of effort
- Familiarity with SCORM standards and specifications
- Develop relationships with learning technology experts and 3rd party suppliers
- Support the KPMG Learning Academy team in enforcing protocols for knowledge and training repository
- Act as a subject matter expert in advising clients to maximise learning programme benefits while reducing risks

Required Skills

The successful candidate will also demonstrate:

- Ability to create highly engaging, blended learning programmes
- Ability to design effective learning programmes to address business issues in a client centric organisation
- Ability to apply new learning technologies and utilise technical development tools including rapid authoring tools
- Experience of evaluating business impacts of learning
- Experience of working with internal and external subject matter experts to design effective learning programmes
- Experience of managing competing agendas / priorities and establish achievable programmes / projects

This role also requires the following qualification and skills:

- Learning Instructional Design
- Learning Technology Use
- Some experience of stakeholder management
- Advanced PowerPoint
- Strong experience of developing using Authoring tools including Articulate Storyline and/or Adobe Captivate.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.



Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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