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Instructional Designer (London) - KPMG Learning Academy

Date: Feb 16, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID119602BR
Job TitleInstructional Designer (London) - KPMG Learning Academy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineKPMG Learning Academy
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Job DescriptionWhy KPMG?

At 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 come 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.

Instructional Designer

This role is based in London.

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to create high quality new learning programmes for the KPMG Learning Academy. The Instructional Designers will be the primary designers of the 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.

Role Overview

- Assist the KPMG Learning Academy team to create new blended learning programmes, leveraging the use of technology enabled learning and 70:20:10 design principles
- Provide input when refreshing existing learning programmes in terms of technology enabled learning and 70:20:10 design principles
- 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 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

Experience and Background

- Creating highly engaging, blended learning programmes
- Designing effective learning programmes to address business issues in a client centric organisation
- Applying new learning technologies and utilising technical development tools
- Evaluating business impacts of learning
- Working with internal and external subject matter experts to design effective learning programmes

Qualifications and Skills

- Learning Instructional Design
- Learning Technology Use
- Project and Programme Management
- Relationship management
- Advanced PowerPoint
- Authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe captivate

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